After an early touchdown gave the Gophers the lead, the USC offense went back down the field, converting a fourth down along the way, and scored on a three-yard touchdown run by Marc Tyler.
Trojan drive covered 60 yards in 13 plays, taking 5:28 off of the clock.
With 1:41 left in the first quarter at TCF Bank Stadium. . .Gophers 7, No. 18 USC 7.