It was a close game all night between the Oregon Ducks and the USC Trojans, with Oregon pulling out the win 76-74.¬† Oregon is now 15-2 overall and are 4-0 in conference play for the first time since 1973-74.¬† To put that in perspective, Ernie Kent was a player for the Ducks back then.
Oregon was led in scoring by Damyean Dotson’s 16 points.¬† E.J. Singler was pivotal for the Ducks once again, putting up 14 points, 7 assists, and 6 rebounds.¬† Dominic Artis, Tony Woods, and Carlos Emory added another 10 points each.¬† Arsalan Kazemi was a beast on the boards once again with 11 rebounds, helping Oregon out rebound the Trojans 38-25.
Oregon allowed USC to put up their highest single game point total so far this season at 74.¬† J.T. Terrell led the charge for the Trojans with 22 points, with Eric Wise adding another 17.¬† This one literally came down to the last second, with Singler tipping a missed foul shot back to Kazemi with 1.4 seconds left to hold off the Trojans.
Next up, Oregon takes on UCLA in Pauley Pavilion on January 19th at 1pm PST.¬† Both teams are looking to stay undefeated in PAC-12 play.