EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Garrett Sim scored 20 points and Oregon made five 3-pointers in the second half to hold off USC 65-62 Thursday night.
Devoe Joseph added 16 points and Olu Ashaolu had 11 for the Ducks (14-5, 5-2 Pac-12), who have won three straight and are off to their best start since going 18-1 in 2006-07.
Maurice Jones scored 22 points for the Trojans (5-14, 0-6), who haven't been winless this deep into conference play since opening 0-12 in 1989.
Dewayne Dedmon also had a season-high 18 points and seven rebounds for USC.
Oregon led 30-28 at halftime and never was able to build more than an eight-point lead in the second half. The Ducks were up just 56-54 with 2:40 to play following a three-point play by Dedmon. But Joseph answered with a 3-pointer to make it 59-54, and Oregon closed it out by hitting six straight free throws in the final 1:40.
|Southern California (5-14)||28||34||62|
|Oregon (14-5) «||30||35||65|
|Southern California Trojans|
|G. Jackson, F||32||3-6||2-3||4||0||5||8|
|D. Dedmon, F||25||7-10||4-5||7||0||4||18|
|M. Jones, G||34||9-23||2-2||1||2||0||22|
|B. Wesley, G||30||3-12||0-0||5||0||3||6|
|A. Moore, G||28||1-3||0-0||1||1||3||2|
|E. Singler, F||22||2-6||0-0||2||0||5||4|
|J. Jacob, F||15||0-4||0-0||4||0||2||0|
|T. Woods, C||19||1-2||5-7||4||0||1||7|
|D. Joseph, G||36||4-10||6-6||4||2||2||16|
|G. Sim, G||33||5-7||6-6||2||1||0||20|