Ducks Break Losing Streak

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Senior guard Tajuan Porter scored a team-high 16 points and junior forward LeKendric Longmire added 13 points and four rebounds to lead the University of Oregon men's basketball team to a 54-44 road win over USC on Thursday night.

The Ducks shot 36.7 percent from the floor (18-of-49), but held the Trojans to 19-of-58 on field goals for 32.8 percent.

Oregon also had the edge in free throw shooting, hitting 16-of-24 from the charity stripe, while USC managed to go just 1-of-5.

The Ducks snapped a five-game losing streak with the victory, which moved them to 13-14 overall and 5-10 in conference play. USC dropped to 16-11 on the year and 8-7 in the Pac-10.

Oregon's next game is at UCLA on Saturday at 2 p.m. (PST). The game will be televised on Fox Sports Prime Ticket.

POSTGAME NOTES

- Oregon's last sweep of USC came in the 2004-05 season. UO recorded back-to-back sweeps, including the 2003-04 season, as part of a six-game winning streak against the Trojans which dated back to the 2002-03 season).

- Ducks took their first lead of the game with 12:01 remaining (37-36, following an 11-3 run to open the half).


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