The Oregon Ducks face a USC Trojans team on Sunday at upset Oregon State for a big road win Friday night.
The Oregon Women’s Basketball team is coming off a big win at home over 15th Ranked UCLA. You can call it a statement win in a season where Oregon is very much in the running for an NCAA Tournament bid, but the winning must continue. The challenge Sunday may be equal to beating the Bruins.
USC went into Corvallis on Friday and beat Oregon State with Defensive pressure. The Ducks have a lot of outlets on Offense. Lexi Bando is one of the best three-point shooters in the country. She had 25 points vs UCLA. Ruthy Hebard is shooting lights out from inside the arc and is a key to getting points in the paint. In the end, the ball could be in the hands of Freshman Sabrina Ionescu who is coming off her fourth triple-double of the season vs the Trojans.
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If the game vs UCLA was about building confidence, the game vs USC is about protecting home court. The Oregon Defense will have to stand up vs the Trojans. The Ducks Offense over the last two games is averaging 20 assists per contest, a key to Offensive efficiency. Ionescu had 10 assists vs UCLA.