SALT LAKE CITY - The University of Utah lost 38-28 to number 13 USC in Salt Lake City on Thursday.
Utah's defense surprised USC early in the game with two touchdowns off Trojan turnovers to put the Utes up 14-0 less than three minutes into the game.
USC came back, scoring 10 points before Utah grabbed another touchdown to make the score 21-10. From that point on, it was all USC as they pulled ahead before halftime with a narrow 24-21 lead.
USC was able to put away the victory in the second half as they pulled ahead to a final score of 38-28.
Utah now falls to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in the Pac-12. They head to California to play UCLA next Saturday at 1 p.m. Utah time.