Scoring Summary: Notre Dame 24, USC 17

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SCORING SUMMARYNOTRE DAME 24, USC 17

Nov. 24, 2018

At Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Notre Dame 0 7 10 7 — 24

USC 7 3 0 7 — 17

FIRST QUARTER

• USC 7, Notre Dame 0

Score: Vavae Malepeai 14 run (Michael Brown kick) at 11:26.

Drive: 78 yards, 8 plays, 5 first downs, 3:34 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Amon-Ra St. Brown 23 pass from JT Daniels, St. Brown 17 pass from Daniels on third-and-7.

SECOND QUARTER

• USC 10, Notre Dame 0

Score: Brown 30 field goal at 11:51.

Drive: 50 yards, 13 plays, 4 first downs, 5:56 elapsed following a Notre Dame punt.

Key plays: St. Brown 13 pass from Daniels, Aca'Cedric Ware 13 run, Ware 2 run on fourth-and-1.

• USC 10, Notre Dame 7

Score: Chris Finke 24 pass from Ian Book (Justin Yoon kick) at 2:20.

Drive: 64 yards, 11 plays, 4 first downs, 4:41 elapsed following a USC punt.

Key plays: Finke 18 pass from Book on third-and-10, Book 11 run on third-and-11, Finke 9 pass from Book on third-and-8.

THIRD QUARTER

• Notre Dame 14, USC 10

Score: Dexter Williams 52 run (Yoon kick) at 10:55.

Drive: 67 yards, 2 plays, 2 first downs, 0:33 elapsed following a USC punt.

Key plays: Alizé Mack 15 pass from Book.

• Notre Dame 17, USC 10

Score: Yoon 46 field goal at 1:07.

Drive: 31 yards, 8 plays, 2 first downs, 4:15 elapsed following a USC turnover on downs.

Key plays: USC pass-interference penalty, Williams 12 pass from Book on fourth-and-3.

FOURTH QUARTER

• Notre Dame 24, USC 10

Score: Tony Jones Jr. 51 pass from Book (Yoon kick) at 3:09.

Drive: 70 yards, 6 plays, 2 first downs, 2:44 elapsed following a USC punt.

Key plays: Book 16 run on third-and-12.

• Notre Dame 24, USC 17

Score: Tyler Vaughns 20 pass from Daniels (Brown kick) at 0:48.

Drive: 60 yards, 9 plays, 4 first downs, 2:21 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Michael Pittman Jr. 11 pass from Daniels, Pittman 12 pass from Daniels on third-and-3.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 65 degrees, mostly clear skies and north-northwest winds of 1 mph.

Officials: Referee David Epperley, umpire Tom Laverty, head linesman Tracy Lynch, line judge Brian Sakowski, side judge Michael McCarthy, field judge Chris Junjulas, back judge Pat Ryan, center judge Mike Webster — ACC crew.

Attendance: 59,821.

TEAM STATS

ND USC

FIRST DOWNS 23 24

Rushing 6 7

Passing 16 16

Penalty 1 1

RUSHING YRDGE 121 94

Yards gained 148 112

Yards lost 27 18

Attempts 31 24

Average per rush 3.9 3.9

PASSING YRDGE 352 349

C-Att-Int 22-39-1 37-51-0

Avg per catch 16.0 9.4

TOTAL OFFENSE 473 443

Total Plays 70 75

Average per play 6.76 5.91

RETURN YRDS 7 79

Int. Retrns: #yrds 0-0 1-0

Kickoff Returns 0-0 3-57

Punt Returns 1-7 1-22

FUMBLES-LOST 0-0 2-2

PENALTIES-YRDS 3-38 8-71

PUNTS-YRDS 4-189 6-231

Average per punt 47.2 38.5

TIME OF POSS 25:49 34:11

3RD-DWN CNV 6-of-15 7-of-15

4TH-DWN CNV 1-of-2 1-of-1

SACKS-BY YRDS 2-18 3-11

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICSNOTRE DAME

RUSHING: Dexter Williams 16 carries, 97 yards, 1 touchdown, long 52. Ian Book 7-16, long 16. Tony Jones Jr. 3-15, long 115. Jafar Armstrong 1-0. Chris Finke 1-(-1), TEAM 3-(-6).

PASSING: Ian Book 22 completions, 39 attempts, 352 yards, 1 interception, 2 touchdowns, long 51.

RECEIVING: Chris Finke 7 catches, 86 yards, 1 touchdown, long 24. Chase Claypool 5-73, long 28. Miles Boykin 3-73, long 38. Dexter Williams 5-54, long 22. Tony Jones Jr. 1-51, 1 touchdown. Alizé Mack 1-15.

PUNTING: Tyler Newsome 4 punts, 189 yards, 47.3 avg., long 59.

FIELD GOALS: Justin Yoon 1-1 (made 46).

KICKOFF RETURNS: None.

PUNT RETURNS: Chris Finke 1-7.

INTERCEPTIONS: None.

FUMBLE RETURNS: Troy Pride Jr. 1-0. Drue Tranquill 1-0.

TACKLES: Julian Love 12, Alohi Gilman 10, Troy Pride Jr. 9, Drue Tranquill 9, Te’von Coney 8, Jalen Elliott 4, Asmar Bilal 4, Nick Coleman 3, TaRiq Bracy 3, Khalid Kareem 2, Jordan Genmark Heath 1, Julian Okwara 1, Daelin Hayes 1, Nicco Fertitta 1, Kurt Hinish 1, Jonathan Jones 1, Bo Bauer 1, Chase Claypool 1. Ade Ogundeji 1, Jerry Tillery 1.

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Julian Okwara 1-9. Jerry Tillery 1-9.

SACKS: Julian Okwara 1-9. Jerry Tillery 1-9.

USC

RUSHING: Aca’Cedric Ware 13 carries, 68 yards, long 13. Markese Stepp 5-23, long 9. Vavae Malepeai 4-21, 1 touchdown, long 14. JT Daniels 2-(-18).

PASSING: JT Daniels 37 completions, 51 attempts, 349 yards, 0 interceptions, 1 touchdowns, long 35.

RECEIVING: Tyler Vaughns 12 catches, 120 yards, 1 touchdown, long 28. Amon-Ra St. Brown 10-94, long 23. Michael Pittman Jr. 7-91, long 35. Velus Jones 3-24, long 12. Aca’Cedric Ware 2-2, long 2. Devon Williams 1-10. Markese Stepp 1-7. Vavae Malepeai 1-1.

PUNTING: Reid Budrovich 6 punts, 231 yards, 38.5 avg., long 51.

FIELD GOALS: Michael Brown 1-1 (made 30).

KICKOFF RETURNS: Velus Jones 3-57, long 22.

PUNT RETURNS: Tyler Vaughns 1-22.

INTERCEPTIONS: Jordan McMillan 1-0.

FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

TACKLES: Cameron Smith 9, Palaie Gaoteote 7, Iman Marshall 6, Jordan Iosefa 6, Chase Williams 4, Jonathan Lockett 4, Ajene Harris 4, Christian Rector 4, Marlin Tuipilofu 3, Isaiah Langley 2, Malik Dorton 1, Hunter Echols 1, Jay Tufele 1, Liam Jimmons 1.

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Cameron Smith 2-4, Marlin Tuipilofu 2-3, Palaie Gaoteote 1.5-10, Jordan Iosefa 1-5, Chase Williams 1-2 Malik Dorton 0.5-1, Liam Jimmons 0.5-1, Iman Marshall 0.5-0.

SACKS: Marlin Tuipilofu 2-3, Palaie Gaoteote 1-1.

NOTRE DAME LINEUPSOFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Miles Boykin

Tight End: Alizé Mack

Left Tackle: Liam Eichenberg

Left Guard: Aaron Banks

Center: Sam Mustipher

Right Guard: Tommy Kraemer

Right Tackle: Robert Hainsey

Quarterback: Ian Book

Running Back: Dexter Williams

Wide Receiver: Chris Finke

Wide Receiver: Chase Claypool

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Julian Okwara

Defensive Tackle: Jerry Tillery

Nose Guard: Jonathan Bonner

Defensive End: Khalid Kareem

Middle Linebacker: Te’von Coney

Buck Linebacker: Drue Tranquill

Rover: Asmar Bilal

Cornerback: Troy Pride Jr.

Free Safety: Alohi Gilman

Strong Safety: Jalen Elliott

Cornerback: Julian Love

SPECIAL TEAMS

Place-kicker: Justin Yoon

Holder: Nolan Henry

Long Snapper: John Shannon

Punter: Tyler Newsome

Kickoffs: Justin Yoon

Punt Returns: Chris Finke

Kickoff Returns: Chris Finke, Jafar Armstrong

Notre Dame receiver Chris Finke finished with seven catches for 86 yards and a touchdown in a 24-17 win over USC.