Los Angeles, CA – USC gave Oregon this game after committing 16 turnovers that resulted in 23 points for the Ducks in 81-70 game at the Galen Center.
Tyler Dorsey dropped back to back three’s with 1:39 and full shot clock to stop USC momentum.
Oregon finished the game on 10-2 run in last three minutes of the game when USC only trailed by three.
Once Oregon’s leading scorer Dillon Brooks who scored 21 points got in foul trouble Dorsey stepped up with 19 points a few key shots.
Oregon came into tonight match-up holding a slim second place lead in the PAC-12. This season marks the seventh season in a row with 20 wins or more.
Oregon coming off a tough loss to UCLA after being ahead by 19 points in the first half. Came back to go one and one on their trip to Los Angeles.
USC had plenty opportunities to take this game but shooting 6-27 from three point land.
“We were just off a little bit on offensive tonight,” said coach Andy Enfield, “They made the plays tonight and we didn’t .”
Listening to the team in postgame press conference they kept referring to the No.5 team in nation. USC needs to realize they are 21-5 and can play or beat any team.
“We are underrated, we are the Harry Potter of the PAC-12,” said Elijah Stewart.
USC had positive energy to feed off of but only shot 37.3% from the field for the game.
“The Crowd was great tonight. There was a lot of energy in the building. The players deserve that. The students are starting to support us.” said coach Andy Enfield
The Trojans will need to learn from the game from this game to finish off the PAC-12 season and gear up for Tourney.