USC was up quick but Oregon never gave up. The Ducks were down by 24 at one time but came back within 3 points. They had a chance to send the game into overtime but the kicker shanked the 38 yard field goal to the left. The Ducks had a slow start but when they started moving then they were playing great. Matt Barkley, USC quarterback, threw for 323 yards and completed 26 for 35. M. Lee caught 8 passes for 187 yards for USC.