Georgia Tech beats USC

Yellow Jackets 21-7

Published On: Dec 31 2012 09:24:39 PM EST
EL PASO, Texas -

Tevin Washington threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score to help Georgia Tech beat Southern California 21-7 on Monday in the Sun Bowl.

Washington's 1-yard touchdown run in the third made it 14-7, and he found Orwin Smith for a 17-yard touchdown pass in the fourth in front of a crowd of 47,922 at Sun Bowl Stadium.

Southern California (7-6), which was ranked No. 1 at the beginning of the season, played without injured quarterback Matt Barkley.

Max Wittek tossed a 9-yard touchdown pass to Silas Redd in the second quarter, but also threw three interceptions.