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USC Hoping for Magical Stretch Run

LOS ANGELES — Head coach Jason Gill and his Southern California charges understand what they have to do.

“We’re in a position now where our backs are up against the wall. We know it,” Gill said. “I mean if we have any shot at anything, we probably have to maybe win out, right?”

USC entered its weekend series with Washington State six games back in the loss column of Oregon, who was one of three teams tied atop the Pac-12 standings with a .667 win percentage, and with an RPI of No. 99. It’s not the resume of a team you’d[…]