The USC Trojans look to snap their seven-game losing streak on Saturday night as they battle the Oregon State Beavers at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon. The Trojans lost a heartbreaker 65-62 on Thursday night in Eugene to the Oregon Ducks, putting USC at 0-6 in Pac-12 play, their worst start in conference play since opening the 1988-1989 season at 0-12 in the Pac-10. Here are the relevant details of Saturday's contest:
Records: USC (5-14, 0-6); Oregon State (12-7, 2-5)
Location: Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon
Time: 7:30 p.m. PST
TV: Prime Ticket, with Paul Sunderland and Brandon Granville calling the action and Amy Bender reporting from the sideline.
Getting Thinner: With the season-ending shoulder injury to forward Aaron Fuller, USC is down to just seven scholarship players on the roster.
Leading Scorers: Jared Cunningham of Oregon State leads the Pac-12 in scoring at 17.7 points per game, and scored 21 in the win over the UCLA Bruins on Thursday night; Maurice Jones leads the Trojans with 14.6 points per contest, including 22 points in Thursday's loss, and has played nearly 39 minutes per game this season.
Series History: USC leads the all-time series 67-58, and both schools split two games last year.
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