Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 11/7/12
It was a matchup that had been anticipated for roughly eleven months. As soon as the 2011 college football season came to a close, the Ducks and Trojans fans alike had November 3rd, 2012 circled on their calendars. It was the day the two perennial Pac-12 powers would clash, battling for their spot in the driver's seat of the conference. While the stakes weren't quite as high as people initially thought they would be (USC wasn't expected to have two losses coming into the game), Pac-12 supremacy was still on the line and BCS implications remained for both sides. As it turned out, the game lived up to the hype and was completely worth the wait for everyone involved. The game was an offensive showcase by both teams, but eventually Oregon came out on top and they left the Coliseum victorious for the second straight time. The 61-52 victory keeps the Ducks undefeated and on course for a birth to the Pac-12 Championship game. The victory put the Ducks one step closer to their second u...
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