Despite some positive individual performances, USC fell to the Cougars.
The new coach had spent nearly a decade developing UCLA’s volleyball programs.
Keller takes over the job 10 years after his first stint with USC volleyball.
The 3-11 Trojans will face the nationally ranked opponent Thursday night.
USC men’s volleyball has struggled this season but is looking to keep improving.
The Trojans played in nine total sets over the course of the hard-fought weekend.
USC will look to compete against two competitive Big Ten teams this weekend.
Crouch led the Trojans to a 40-25 record during his tenure as head coach.
After a clean sweep against Stephen F. Austin, USC was overmatched against No. 1-overall Baylor.
Inconsistency plagued the Trojans in their contests with the Oregon teams.