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Trojans react to hoops upset of No. 8 UCLA

USC athletes, coaches and fans react to the Trojans' upset 84-76 victory against crosstown rival UCLA.

When the final buzzer sounded, USC's players shared smiles with each other and a very mild post-game celebration on the court. Andy Enfield immediately went to shake the hand of UCLA head coach Steve Alford. The outcome had seemingly been long decided.

The Trojans knew they were going to win down the stretch and there was no need for a big on-court celebration when they finished off an 84-76 victory for their fourth straight win over the Bruins, who entered ranked No. 8 and with only two losses.

But soon after they got in the locker room, USC's players took to social media to rejoice about the victory, but throughout the night they we're joined by several other current and former USC athletes and coaches.

Current Players Post-Game:

Bennie Boatwright:

Assistant Martin Bahar:

Nick Rakocevic:

Derryck Thornton Jr.:

Elijah Stewart:

Jordan McLaughlin:

Harrison Henderson:

Other USC athletes:

It wasn't just the basketball players that were excited about the win. Here's a sampling of other USC athletes and coaches that were invested in USC's rivalry win:

Adoree' Jackson was ready even before the game.

(And Jordan McLaughlin's post-game response):

Darreus Rogers could feel it coming.

2018 QB commit Matt Corral was in the building.

...along with WR Issac Whitney, LB Quinton Powell and OL Damien Mama:

Frank Martin II enjoying the atmosphere.

Former players could see USC came to play.

Former RB Silas Redd:

Grand Canyon forward Darion Clark:

Former RB Marc Tyler:

Marquette guard Katin Reinhardt:

Former RB Silas Redd:

Iman Marshall was confident in the first half.

After the game, several players pointed out USC's recent success against UCLA.

OL Frank Martin II:

Former RB Marc Tyler:

CB Adoree' Jackson:

WR JuJu Smith-Schuster:

Former CB Taylor Ashton:

OL Zach Banner:

Former RB Silas Redd:

2017 OL commit Jalen McKenzie:

WR Deontay Burnett:

USC assistant and former WR Keary Colbert:

Olympic high jumper Jesse Williams:

Former DL Scott Felix:

CB Pie Young:

USC assistant Gavin Morris:

DL Kenny Bigelow:

Former guard J.T. Terrell:

Former guard Eric Strangis:

Former guard Nick Young:

Others just celebrated.

WR Darreus Rogers:

DB coach Ronnie Bradford:

CB Adoree' Jackson:

Former forward Dewayne Dedmon:

Former safety Dion Bailey:

DL Malik Dorton:

Former RB Silas Redd:

Head football coach Clay Helton:

Athletic department official Steve Lopes:

CB Ajene Harris:

2017 USC guard commit Jordan Usher:

2017 USC guard commit Chuck O'Bannon grew up a UCLA fan, but was quick to throw up his two fingers:

...and point out the victory to a UCLA commit Jaylen Hands:

And then Biggie Marshall just shut it down:

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