El Paso, TX (Sports Network) - Tevin Washington threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score, helping the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets snap a streak of seven consecutive losses in bowl games with a 21-7 victory over the USC Trojans in the Hyundai Sun Bowl.
Washington carried the ball 16 times for 41 yards for the Yellow Jackets (7-7), who won a bowl game for the first time since 2004. He also completed 2- of-4 passes for 22 yards.
Vad Lee rushed for 52 yards on 10 carries and connected on 2-of-5 passes for 26 yards and a touchdown for Georgia Tech, which made its 16th consecutive bowl appearance, the fourth-longest active streak in the nation.
Freshman Max Wittek completed 14-of-37 passes for 107 yards, one touchdown and three intercptions for the Trojans (7-6), who were back in a bowl game following a two-year NCAA-imposed bowl ban.
Fellow quarterback Matt Barkley missed the game due to a sprained right throwing shoulder.
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