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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:

https://twitter.com/benniebuckets__/status/824499554284294145

Assistant Martin Bahar:

https://twitter.com/MShoneBahar/status/824501816997974016

Nick Rakocevic:

https://twitter.com/nick_rakocevic1/status/824507415852822528

Derryck Thornton Jr.:

https://twitter.com/DerryckThornton/status/824509053829206016

Elijah Stewart:

https://twitter.com/Lou_weezy_ana/status/824516102730289152

Jordan McLaughlin:

https://twitter.com/itsmclaughlin11/status/824518836346982401

Harrison Henderson:

https://twitter.com/metroplex24/status/824539372473221120

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.

https://twitter.com/AdoreeKnows/status/824443187485761536

https://twitter.com/AdoreeKnows/status/824443862429036544

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

https://twitter.com/itsmclaughlin11/status/824518339737251840

Darreus Rogers could feel it coming.

https://twitter.com/DROG_UNO/status/824466968501587969

2018 QB commit Matt Corral was in the building.

https://twitter.com/corral_matt/status/824458399840481281

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

https://twitter.com/isaacwhitney8/status/824653858672480256

Frank Martin II enjoying the atmosphere.

https://twitter.com/IAMFMII/status/824474289327919104

Former players could see USC came to play.

Former RB Silas Redd:

https://twitter.com/ThirdEyeSi_/status/824479726706233345

Grand Canyon forward Darion Clark:

https://twitter.com/darionclark23/status/824479900048306177

Former RB Marc Tyler:

https://twitter.com/M_Tyler26/status/824485049617698817

Marquette guard Katin Reinhardt:

https://twitter.com/5SWISH/status/824485371572527106

Former RB Silas Redd:

https://twitter.com/ThirdEyeSi_/status/824492394854899712

Iman Marshall was confident in the first half.

https://twitter.com/iman_marshall8/status/824480142978224128

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

OL Frank Martin II:

https://twitter.com/IAMFMII/status/824496225630056448

Former RB Marc Tyler:

https://twitter.com/M_Tyler26/status/824496601301340160

CB Adoree' Jackson:

https://twitter.com/AdoreeKnows/status/824496861197111297

WR JuJu Smith-Schuster:

https://twitter.com/TEAM_JUJU9/status/824497677966585857

Former CB Taylor Ashton:

https://twitter.com/TaylorAshton17/status/824497198700257280

OL Zach Banner:

https://twitter.com/zachbanner73/status/824499630205440000

Former RB Silas Redd:

https://twitter.com/ThirdEyeSi_/status/824500381933862914

2017 OL commit Jalen McKenzie:

https://twitter.com/Jalen_mckenzie_/status/824500805109686272

WR Deontay Burnett:

https://twitter.com/Deontay_Burnett/status/824501306630955008

USC assistant and former WR Keary Colbert:

https://twitter.com/kearycolbert/status/824497009830752257

https://twitter.com/kearycolbert/status/824503734268932097

Olympic high jumper Jesse Williams:

https://twitter.com/Jessehj1/status/824505201650331648

Former DL Scott Felix:

https://twitter.com/scottstarrfelix/status/824508973508292608

CB Pie Young:

https://twitter.com/youngpie_1/status/824509293265244161

USC assistant Gavin Morris:

https://twitter.com/DaGman7/status/824509910591238144

https://twitter.com/DaGman7/status/824515065650900992

DL Kenny Bigelow:

https://twitter.com/_mcmxcv__/status/824518505894539264

Former guard J.T. Terrell:

https://twitter.com/JTTerrell5_LOE/status/824521398542438400

Former guard Eric Strangis:

https://twitter.com/EStrange20/status/824521937544024064

Former guard Nick Young:

https://twitter.com/NickSwagyPYoung/status/824678541925052416

Others just celebrated.

WR Darreus Rogers: 

https://twitter.com/DROG_UNO/status/824496639121321984

DB coach Ronnie Bradford:

https://twitter.com/LockDown/status/824496981565272065

CB Adoree' Jackson:

https://twitter.com/AdoreeKnows/status/824497811467104257

Former forward Dewayne Dedmon: 

https://twitter.com/d_dedmon3/status/824498120058949632

Former safety Dion Bailey:

https://twitter.com/dbailey_18/status/824498677498589185

DL Malik Dorton:

https://twitter.com/theeEliteMalik/status/824500119735132161

Former RB Silas Redd:

https://twitter.com/ThirdEyeSi_/status/824500215734538240

Head football coach Clay Helton:

https://twitter.com/USCCoachHelton/status/824501959390486528

Athletic department official Steve Lopes: 

https://twitter.com/SteveLopesUSC/status/824517934416437248

CB Ajene Harris:

https://twitter.com/ajeneharris/status/824521593984425985

2017 USC guard commit Jordan Usher:

https://twitter.com/100J_ush/status/824598380143861760

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

https://twitter.com/mrobannon5/status/824496886606237697

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

https://twitter.com/mrobannon5/status/824496969083072512

https://twitter.com/JHANDS08/status/824517070461087744

And then Biggie Marshall just shut it down:

https://twitter.com/iman_marshall8/status/824506992030994436

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