Starter Kyle Twomey finishes with seven strikeouts, one shy of tying his career high.
James Roberts blasts his fourth home run of the year in the loss.
The Trojans have won the last two series meetings between the two teams.
USC plates a season-high 15 runs on a season-high 22 hits.
Trojans enter the weekend on a one-game winning streak.
USC Baseball vs. Nebraska Feb. 17, 2013 Dedeaux Field Photos by Pierson Clair
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years of varsity baseball at El Dorado HS in Placentia, Calif. ... As a senior in 2012 he was named the Century League Pitcher of the Year, All-Orange County All-Star, All-American, All-CIF and MVP of the National Classic ... In 2011 was also the Century League Pitcher of the Year, All-State, and an Under Armour All-American ... Earned All-League honors as a sophomore in 2010 ... Named Century League Rookie of the Year in 2009 ... Threw a no-hitter in the opening game of the 2012 Hard 9 National Classic with 14 strikeouts ... Drafted in the third round of the 2012 MLB First Year Player's Draft by the Oakland A's ... Had a 3.86 GPA in high school.
PERSONAL: An undecided major at USC ... Parents are Mike and Cindy ... Has one sister, Taylor ... Father Mike worked in the Tigers and Angels organizations as an athletic trainer ... Lists his biggest sports hero as Derek Jeter because, "The way he handles himself off the field is unmatched." ... Favorite movies are The Pursuit of Happyness and Seven Pounds ... Favorite TV shows are The Office and Intentional Talk ... Would like to visit Italy and London ... Listens to Mumford and Sons, Nickelback and Coldplay ... Would like to play professional baseball after graduation and later either become a dentist or lawyer ... Birthdate is December 29, 1993.