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No joke ... USC is traveling cross country to play at The Citadel

Originally Published: October 1, 2007
By Kyle Whelliston | Special to ESPN.com

On Nov. 21 of last year, The Citadel, a team destined for a dead-last finish in the Southern Conference, traveled 2,500 miles west for a one-off game against USC. The result, a 16-point garbage time-filled loss, was expected. What happened next was not.

The Citadel invited the Trojans over to its place.

"They asked us to return the game," said USC head coach Tim Floyd. "I decided to go ahead and do it. … I felt like it was the right thing to do."

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