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Beth Maiman | NCAA.com | January 2, 2017

Rose Bowl: Reactions to USC defeating Penn State in classic game

  The Rose Bowl was a close one, but the Trojans came out on top over Penn State in the end.

USC defeated Penn State 52-49 in an instant classic on Monday night. 

With 27 seconds to go the Trojans intercepted the ball, helping to set up Matt Boermeester for a game-winning field goal. The kicker, who was 2-for-4 in field goal attempts before the final kick, nailed a 46-yard field goal to secure the Rose Bowl victory. 

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Check out some reactions below to the thrilling game: 

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