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Tough loss

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The Trojans had scoreless streaks of nine-plus and six-plus minutes in the second half and were outscored 31-12 after halftime in their brutal 54-44 defeat to Oregon on Thursday night at the Galen Center. Here are the stats from the game.

Trojans fall, 54-44

USC scored just 12 points in the second half while allowing 31, giving Oregon a 54-44 win over the Trojans at the Galen Center tonight.

The beginning of the end

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The Galen Center has been deflated.

Oregon's Tajuan Porter hit a three and LeKendric Longmire converted a three-point play, giving the Ducks a nine-point lead with less than a minute left. Dejected fans are beginning to pour out of the arena as the Trojans begin to helplessly foul.

Closing moments

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With 1:19 remaining and Oregon maintaining a 47-44 lead, the Ducks just called a 30-second timeout.

Calling the play

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With his scratched out offensive play on his lap, Coach Kevin O'Neill talks through the call with his players during the most recent timeout.

Down by 3

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At the final media timeout of the game, with 3:52 remaining, Oregon holds a 47-44 advantage.

Tip game

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Forward Leonard Washington just tipped in a bucket to tie the score at 42, inciting a raucous standing ovation from the Galen Center crowd. The energy hit a crescendo when Oregon called a timeout on its way up the court, with 6:50 left in the contest.

Be the aggressor

USC trails, 40-38, at the second-to-last media timeout of the game, with 7:49 remaining. Coach Kevin O'Neill instructed his players to get the ball into the paint on the offensive end of the court.

"Be aggressive and be ready to shoot," O'Neill said during the timeout.

Close one

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The blowout has turned into a nail-biter, with Oregon now taking a 39-38 lead and a timeout with 8:48 remaining.

Taking a timeout

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The Trojans listen in as Coach Kevin O'Neill shares instruction during the recent timeout.