Oregon Ducks take down USC, 78-63 to earn fifth-straight victory

Oregon Ducks take down USC, 78-63 to earn fifth-straight victory
March 1, 2014, 7:15 pm
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The Oregon Ducks earned their fifth consecutive Pac-12 victory Saturday with a 78-63 win at USC` and moved a step closer toward possibly sneaking into the NCAA Tournament.

Oregon forward Mike Moser led the way with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Guard Joseph Young added 16 points.

The Ducks (20-8, 8-8 Pac-12) return home to face Arizona State on Tuesday and No. 4 Arizona on Saturday.

Heavily favored Oregon found itself tied 36-36 on Saturday before breaking the game open late by outscoring the Trojans 17-3 in the final nine minutes of action.

Pe'Shon Howard led USC (10-19, 1-15) with 20 points.