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Barkley going for the clean sweep

No. 21 USC (7-3, 5-3) is working to keep its emotions level as preparation continues for crosstown rival No. 17 UCLA (8-2, 5-2). Barkley says he's preparing the same as he has all season but can't deny it would be a big deal to make it a career sweep of the Bruins.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- "I'm treating it like any other game because you have to prepare they same way for every team," said USC quarterback Matt Barkley after practice this week, as the Trojans prepare to take on crosstown rival UCLA. It's been Barkley's most consistent phrase all year and he stuck to it this week despite the undeniable... Recommended Stories

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