The Rivalry


UCLA and USC have the top two athletic programs in the country. They both rank among the elite in virtually every collegiate sport. As detailed below, UCLA leads the nation with 137 total National Championships and is second with 116 NCAA Team Championships. USC's 130 total and 106 NCAA titles rank second and third, respectively. The Bruins boast the most women's titles while the Trojans claim the most men's.

In addition to the championships, the two schools have churned out large numbers of professional athletes. USC has produced the second most MLB players (behind Arizona State) and has the second most in the NFL (behind Notre Dame), while UCLA has sent the second most to the NBA (behind Kentucky). Through the 2016 Olympics, USC has produced more Olympians (467), medals (308), and gold medals (144) than any other university in the nation. For their part, UCLA ranks second in Olympians with 429, and third in medals and golds with 262 and 133, respectively. Their 570 combined Summer Olympic medals would rank 7th on the country list and account for more than a quarter of all US medals, while their 277 combined gold medals would rank 3rd behind only USA and USSR.


Head-to-Head Wins by Sport
Men's Sports







Baseball Basketball Football Tennis Track & Field Volleyball Water Polo
UCLA 140
USC 262
UCLA 142
USC 109
UCLA 32
USC 49
7 Ties
UCLA 113
USC 95
UCLA 41
USC 44
UCLA 96
USC 43
UCLA 87
USC 81
1 Tie

Women's Sports









Basketball Beach
Volleyball
Rowing Soccer Swimming
& Diving
Tennis Track
& Field
Volleyball Water
Polo
UCLA 46
USC 48
UCLA 6
USC 9
UCLA 0
USC 17
UCLA 25
USC 6
1 Tie
UCLA 16
USC 27
1 Tie
UCLA 53
USC 50
UCLA 22
USC 13
UCLA 64
USC 58
UCLA 50
USC 30
 
Non-Head-to-Head Sports: higher Pac-12 Championship finishes Inactive Rivalries
Men's Golf: USC 41 - UCLA 18
Women's Cross Country*: UCLA 24 - USC 3
* head-to-head meets in 2013-14: UCLA 1 - USC 1
Women's Golf: UCLA 20 - USC 12

Men's Gymnastics: UCLA 9 - USC 1
Men's Soccer: UCLA 13 - USC 3
Men's Swimming & Diving: USC 67 - UCLA 13
Women's Gymnastics: UCLA 16 - USC 10 - 1 Tie
Men's Cross Country: UCLA 12 - USC 1 (Conf. Champ.)




All-Time Wins



443
Season Series
106 Ties
451


997
Head-to-Head Games
11 Ties
1024


2018-19 Head-to-Head: UCLA leads 3-2
2018-19 National Championships:
2018-19 Academic Year
Fall 2018
Football
Nov 17
Bruins 34-27
Men's Water Polo
Nov 10
Trojans 12-11

Nov 18
Bruins 7-4


MPSF Tournament
Women's X-Country Oct 26
Bruins 5th-12th
Women's Soccer Nov 2
Bruins 3-2 (2OT)
Women's Volleyball
Sep 19
Trojans 3-0

Nov 23


Winter 2019
Men's Basketball
Jan 19


Feb 28

Women's Basketball
Dec 30


Jan 20

Women's Swim & Dive
Feb 15

Spring 2019
Baseball
Mar 10


Mar 29


Mar 30


Mar 31

Men's Golf
Apr 24

Men's Tennis
Feb 22


Apr 5

Men's Track & Field
Apr 28

Men's Volleyball
Feb 24


Apr 6

Women's Beach Vball
Feb


Mar

Women's Golf
Apr 17

Women's Rowing
May 11

Women's Tennis
Mar 1


Apr 20

Women's Track & Field
Apr 28

Women's Water Polo
Apr 20


  2018-19 Crosstown Cup
UCLA: 35 points
USC: 10 points
UCLA won the 2017-18 Crosstown Cup


  All-Time Crosstown Cup Points
UCLA: 4995
USC: 5050
View All-Time Results












 
 
National Championships
Men's (NCAA Titles)

Bold = Record

1 (1)
Baseball
12 (12)
11 (11)
Basketball
0
1 (N/A)
Football
11 (N/A)
2 (2)
Golf
0
2 (2)
Gymnastics
1 (1)
2 (0)
Rowing
0
4 (4)
Soccer
0
1 (1)
Swimming & Diving
9 (9)
16 (16)
Tennis
21 (21)
8 (8)
Track & Field
26 (26)
0
Track & Field - Indoor
2 (2)
22 (19)
Volleyball
6 (4)
11 (11)
Water Polo
9 (9)
Women's (NCAA Titles)
1 (0)
Badminton
0
1 (0)
Basketball
2 (2)
1 (1)
Beach Volleyball
4 (2)
4 (3)
Golf
3 (3)
7 (7)
Gymnastics
0
1 (0)
Rowing
0
1 (1)
Soccer
2 (2)
12 (11)
Softball
0
0
Swimming & Diving
1 (1)
3 (2)
Tennis
7 (2)
5 (3)
Track & Field
2 (2)
2 (2)
Track & Field - Indoor
0
7 (4)
Volleyball
6 (3)
11 (7)
Water Polo
6 (5)
Total Championships (NCAA Titles)
81 (75)
Men's
97 (84)
56 (41)
Women's
33 (22)
137 (116)
Total
130 (106)

Olympics (National Rank); through 2016
429 (2nd)
Olympians
467 (1st)
262 (3rd)
Total Medals
308 (1st)
133 (3rd)
Gold Medals
144 (1st)

Top Athletic Programs (through 2017-18)
  Total National Championships
1.
UCLA
137
2.
USC
130
3.
Stanford
122
4.
Penn State
84
5.
Cornell
78
NCAA Championships
1.
Stanford
117
2.
UCLA
116
3.
USC
106
4.
Oklahoma State
52
5.
Penn State
50


 
 
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