It was not pretty, but in the end the Trojans accomplished what they came to do in Hawaii, knocking off the Warriors 30-13.
While the game was not as high-scoring as anticipated, a lot can be taken from the 17-point USC victory.
A lot was learned about USC, but there are also a few questions that need to be answered as the season progresses.
The competition is only going to get stiffer for USC, but a win is a win.
Here are 10 things we learned about USC in the victory over Hawaii.