CHICAGO Teams

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Kane scores breakaway goal (0:30)
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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame RB Josh Adams on what has allowed him to break off so many big runs this season.

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Wimbush says Fighting Irish are scary when playing as one unit (1:47)
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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush on getting in sync with first-year coordinator Chip Long.

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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly expected a big win over USC. His team delivered.

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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Brian Kelly: "We want to do so much more."

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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly on his team's opportunistic play and young players stepping up against USC.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly joins his assistants and players for the playing of the alma mater after the 49-14 win over USC.

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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

USC coach Clay Helton congratulates Notre Dame coaches and players, including quarterback Brandon Wimbush, after the Trojans' 49-14 loss.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

On the night Notre Dame honors its 1977 championship team, the Irish score the most points against USC since the 1977 squad put up 49 in a 49-19 win.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

That's it from Chicago — Spurs beat Bulls 87-77. Bulls just don't have enough talent to win on most nights, but they do play hard so they have that going for them.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Josh Adams' run gives Notre Dame multiple 100-yard rushers in four games this season. Adams is now averaging a first down (10.2) per carry tonight.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Brandon Wimbush has already tied Notre Dame's record for quarterback rushing touchdowns with his 10th. The Irish have 26 rushing touchdowns this season. Their opponents? One.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Halftime at Notre Dame: Irish out-gain USC 262-103, including 190 to minus-4 on the ground. Notre Dame ran 18 more plays, leads 3-0 in turnover margin and has converted 5 of 9 third downs. Dominance from Brian Kelly's team tonight.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Lauri Markkanen having a nice first half for the Bulls. He's got eight points and seven rebounds in first half. He'll be a focal point for everything Bulls do moving forward.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame now has 16 takeaways, 12 of which resulted in Irish touchdowns. The Irish have an 87-10 edge in points off of turnovers this season.

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame RB Josh Adams told me this week that the Irish had a coming to Jesus moment about toughness on offense after the loss to Georgia. Notre Dame certainly came out as the more physical team up front tonight against USC. Notre Dame already has 133 rushing yards in the first half

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC cornerback Iman Marshall is out for the rest of the game against Notre Dame due to a knee injury, according to the TV broadcast.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush had his best practice of the season Thursday, and it has carried over to this game, as he fired a perfect back-shoulder throw to Kevin Stepherson for a 23-yard score. Coach Brian Kelly said that Wimbush's anticipation when to release the ball is rapidly improving. Combined with his perimeter rushing skill, he will be very tough to stop.