Feb. 27, 1997
Trojans Suffer 17-Point Loss at Oregon
EUGENE, Ore. - The University of Southern California women's basketball team suffered its fourth Pacific 10 Conference loss of the season Thursday night when Oregon beat the visiting Trojans 70-53 at McArthur Court.
The Trojans found themselves in an early hole when the Ducks raced out to a 42-17 lead at halftime. USC shot just 27 percent from the floor compared to Oregon's 50-percent pace.
USC was led by Tina Thompson who finished with a team-high 14 points and nine rebounds. Adrain Williams and Michelle Campbell each scored 11 points for USC.
Oregon had four players score 11 or more points led by Renae Fegent's game-high 15 points. Arianne Boyer and Natalie Hughes each scored 14 points and Lisa Bowyer chipped in 11.
Oregon 70, USC 53
Oregon (19-6, 12-4)
Haltime score: 42-17. 3-Pointers: USC (2-16); Oregon (3-9). Rebounds: USC 23, Oregon 43. Assists: USC 8, Oregon 20.