The Trojans are seeking both their first road victory under interim head coach Ed Orgeron and their first win in Corvallis since 2004.
Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion leads the nation in passing yards and touchdowns.
The Women of Troy breezed by Washington State in straight sets ahead of their showdown against No. 3 Washington on Sunday.
USC resumes conference play while dealing with the loss of several starters due to injuries.
USC took 23 shots to Arizona’s 10, but the Wildcats pulled out the 3-2 victory in overtime.
No. 1 USC faces Arizona and Arizona State this weekend, the latter of which upset the Women of Troy last season in Tempe.
The Women of Troy regained the No. 1 ranking after beating Stanford and Cal last week.
The two-time All-American is making her case as the best libero in USC’s program history.
Thirteen percent of the Undergraduate Student Government’s budget goes to its members, while the average in the Pac-12 is 5.3 percent.
USC finalizes its plans in advance of the team’s unusual Thursday night home game.