■ Oregon plays host to undefeated USC (14-0) tonight at Matthew Knight arena. The game will be carried locally by FS1.
Oregon's winning streak at Matthew Knight Arena is currently at 34 games, which is the longest string of home wins in UO history. Oregon last dropped a home game Jan. 8, 2015 (Arizona, 80-62). Two of Oregon's four longest home winning streaks have come under Dana Altman.
■ Andrew Greif reports Willie Taggart has hired Donte Pimpleton as the next running backs coach.
Pimpleton has worked with new Ducks coach Willie Taggart at South Florida since 2015 but their connection dates to the 1990's when their playing careers overlapped at Western Kentucky.