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Forecast: Oregon REIGN. No. 6 Oregon drops 91 on No. 24 CAL

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Forecast: Oregon REIGN. No. 6 Oregon drops 91 on No. 24 CAL

How Oregon won: A championship-caliber game on both ends of the court for the No. 6 nationally ranked Oregon Ducks. Although the Ducks kept their foot on the gas the whole way on the offensive side of the ball pouring in 91 points, this was quite the defensive stand. Oregon limited California to 38.2% shooting from the field and completely shut down the Bears’ and debatable conference’s star forward Kristine Anigwe to just six points and getting her into foul trouble. This all-around complete team effort gave Oregon (21-3, 10-1 Pac-12) it’s 10th conference win this season with a 91-54 rout over the No. 24 California Golden Bears (15-7, 6-5 Pac-12).

“I think we’re definitely starting to get to know each other more, get to know the system more, and I think that I’ve noticed that we can play very good defense for 40 minutes, we are going to be very hard to beat,” said sophomore guard Sabrina Ionescu. Offensively, I think we’re in a very good place right now at this point in the season, but defensively we have to continue to stay focused for 40 minutes and really dial in and know their personnel and know what we’re running. If we do, I think games are going to turn out like they did tonight.”

Ionescu was five rebounds shy of another triple-double, but still managed an impressive 28 point and 11 rebound double-double. 

The Ducks only turned the ball over six times and caused 13 Bears’ turnovers while grabbing 21 points off those turnovers.

What it means: The Ducks bench ran DEEP tonight. Graves gave each one of his players minutes, and they were not wasted. It was a group effort from start to finish and allowing some of the bench players to get in some quality minutes towards the end of the game will only benefit the Ducks in the home stretch and post season play. 

Graves said, “I think what makes this team really special is on any given night, it’s just another player and some nights lots of different players. We got contributions tonight from a lot of different players and that’s what makes us hard to guard just because you can’t focus on taking away this option or that option or this player or that player, you got to guard usually five players on the court…”

Freshman guard Anneli Maley, known for her crashing the boards and aggressive play, got into rhythm tonight on the offensive side of the ball tonight too and finished with nine points, all from three-point range. 

High flying Ducks: Alongside Ionescu’s double-double, sophomore Ruthy Hebard had herself a double-double as well finishing with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Freshman Satou Sabally, the Pac-12 Freshman of the Week this past week, finished with 10 points. 

Foul play: Sabally finished the game with four fouls.

Up next: Oregon hosts No. 25 Stanford (15-8, 9-2 Pac-12) at 12 PM (PT) this Sunday at Matthew Knight Arena.

Will Oregon Softball Have A Better Chance Making It To The Championships?

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Will Oregon Softball Have A Better Chance Making It To The Championships?

BY TALYA FRANCO

University of Oregon softball has been one of the most successful programs for years now. They were the PAC-12 champions from 2013-2016. They have also competed in the Women’s College World Series the past few seasons, and last year, they made it to semifinals. Unfortunately, they’ve yet to make it to the ‘ship. But is this the season?

On Tuesday, NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) and USA Softball came out with their top 25 polls and Oregon softball landed in the number three spot for both. This is a huge accomplishment for the Ducks, but they have a long road ahead of them with their packed schedule coming up this spring.

2017’s roster was filled with some talented players that have a lot of high expectations for the upcoming season. On Monday, there were four players named on the watch list for USA Softball National Player of the Year: Oregon pitchers Maggie Balint and Megan Kliest, outfielder Alexis Mack, and transfer infielder DJ Sanders.

Pitcher Maggie Balint was an outstanding player for the Ducks last season as she dominated every single batter. At the end of the season, her ERA was 1.22, fifth-best in the NCAA. She was in the top three for the NFCA National Freshman of the Year. She received a lot of recognition throughout the season with Pac-12 All-Freshman, First Team all PAC-12 and First Team All- Region.

In the 2018 season schedule, they have 24 games that are against top-25 teams. Not only will they be facing tough competition all season long, but they will be competing against ranked No. 25 Georgia in the season-opener.

Their conference is filled with some extraordinary athletes already but they will be facing their toughest competition on April 18 in Jane Sanders Stadium against the reigning champion Oklahoma Sooners. They will also be facing Texas A&M, LSU, Florida State, Tennessee and many more out-of-conference schools that will give them a run for their money.

The only PAC-12 teams joining the Ducks in the polls are No. 4 Washington, No. 5 UCLA and No. 7 Arizona.

The Ducks’ first tournament games are right around the corner (February 8th) and will be traveling to Tempe, Arizona to compete in a weekend full of softball against Georgia, Fresno State, and more.

Oregon gets the win with a little FIRE and ICE

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Oregon gets the win with a little FIRE and ICE

How Oregon won: Oregon won with a little bit of fire and ice. What started out as a hot shooting performance, lead by freshman guard Troy Brown, who got off to a perfect 3-for-3 from the field and 2-for-2 from three-point range, gave the Ducks an early lead. But slowly the Bears woke up from hibernation and put out the Oregon fire, making this a 34-26 Oregon lead at half. Oregon seniors Elijah Brown and Mikyle McIntosh took over from there to give the Ducks (15-7, 5-4 Pac-12) a winning Pac-12 record with a 66-53 win over the Cal Bears (7-16, 1-9 Pac-12).

What it means: The Oregon defense held the Bears scoreless until the 13:40 minute mark. Pressured shots, shot clock winding down, and getting on the boards quickly gave Oregon the lead and the momentum. But that wouldn’t last long and didn’t carry over through halftime. Something that the Ducks have struggled with this season is going into halftime and coming out of halftime with the same energy as just before Oregon tipoff.

The Ducks fell into an icy pit for over four minutes. During that stretch of time: zero points and four turnovers. Mikyle McIntosh, Elijah Brown, and Troy Brown got Oregon out of the pit. McIntosh finished with a double-double 13 points and 11 rebounds. 

High flying Ducks: Elijah Brown continued his hot shooting and finished with 15 points, going 6-for-8 from the field and 3-for-4 from beyond the arc. Freshman Victor Bailey Jr., also continues to be not just an energizer bunny off the bench, but an additional scorer finishing with nine points.

Foul play: McIntosh and Troy Brown each finished with four fouls.

Up next: The Ducks remain on the road to face the Stanford Cardinal (11-11, 5-4 Pac-12) at 2 PM (PT) this Saturday in Palo Alto, CA.

The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 5)...: Young DBs must develop

The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 5)...: Young DBs must develop

Oregon's promising 2017 season ended with a wild two weeks that saw Willie Taggart depart for Florida State, coach Mario Cristobal take over the program, recruits decommit left and right and then the Ducks fall flat during a 38-28 loss to Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Still, the 2018 season could see Oregon return to Pac-12 prominence. That is, if a lot of variables play out in the Ducks' favor. We will take a position-by-position look at the team to discuss what must happen in order for Oregon to rise again in 2018. 

Other position entries: QuarterbackRunning backsReceivers/Tight endsOffensive line

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Today: The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 5)...: A young secondary develops.

Key losses: Cornerback Arrion Springs and safety Tyree Robinson completed their careers. 

Projected 2017 starters: Cornerback Thomas Graham Jr., So., (5-10, 189); cornerback Deommodore Lenoir, So., (5-11, 190); safety Ugochukwu Amadi, Sr., (5-9, 197); safety Brady Breeze, RSo., (6-0, 194).

Key backups: Nick Pickett, So., (6-1, 198); Mattrell McGraw, RSr., (5-10, 193); Billy Gibson, So., (6-1, 179). 

What we know: Graham played well enough as a freshman to indicate that he has true star power. Amadi is versatile enough to start at wither cornerback or safety. Breeze, Pickett and Lenoir showed flashes but mostly performed like the young players that they were. 

What we don't know:  Breeze and Pickett both had strong moments last year but injuries and inconsistent play prevented them from having a huge impact. At least one will be needed to elevate his game to start alongside Amadi, or, should he return to cornerback, both Pickett and Breeze could end up starting. 

How that would work out is a mystery, as would be the results of starting Lenoir opposite Graham, which would give the Ducks two very young starting cornerbacks in a strong passing conference. 

The Ducks could very well be better off with Amadi back at cornerback and rolling the dice on Breeze and Pickett at safety. Both are extremely athletic and have star potential. 

McGraw shouldn't be forgotten. He began last season as the starter but ended up as a backup. At the very least, he provides veteran leadership to a defensive backfield in desperate need of experience. 

What must happen for Oregon to contend:  Graham, Lenoir, Pickett and Breeze could very well make up the starting secondary in 2019 and 2020. But they will be desperately needed to perform at a high level in 2018 if the Duck are going to contend now. 

Having an inexperienced secondary in the Pac-12 is a recipe for disaster, as we all saw in 2015 when Springs (sophomore) and Amadi (freshman) both started at cornerback. 

Some help and depth could be on the way. Freshman four-star recruits, Verone McKinley II and junior college transfer Haki Woods could push for playing time. But they shouldn't be counted on to help create a contending-caliber secondary in their first season in the Pac-12. 

That will require rapid development of the four aforementioned defensive backs that could be a year away from truly blossoming as a group.  

Next up: The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 5)...: Troy Dye gets some help. 

Former Oregon defensive coordinator Brady Hoke joins Panthers' staff

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Former Oregon defensive coordinator Brady Hoke joins Panthers' staff

Longtime college coach and former Oregon football defensive coordinator Brady Hoke is getting his first NFL job.

Hoke will be the Panthers’ defensive line coach, Alex Marvez of Sporting News reports.

The Panthers had an opening at the position because they promoted defensive line coach Eric Washington to defensive coordinator after Steve Wilks left to become head coach of the Cardinals.

Hoke is best known for his four seasons as head coach at Michigan. He’s also been the head coach at Ball State and San Diego State, and he finished last year as the interim head coach at Tennessee after spending most of the year as the Volunteers’ defensive line coach.

OH MY, MAITE! Cazorla's 21 points powers No. 7 Oregon past Utah

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OH MY, MAITE! Cazorla's 21 points powers No. 7 Oregon past Utah

How Oregon won: Oh my, Maite. Junior guard Maite Cazorla, who suffered hand injury (shooting hand but diagnosed as no break) at Colorado last Friday night, didn’t seem to be hurting today vs. the Utah Utes. Cazorla was all over the place on the offensive end catching fire from three-point range and was relentless driving to the hoop. She finished with 21 points, a perfect 5-for-5 from three-point range. It was exactly what the Ducks needed as this game was up-and-down from start to finish. Cazorla’s performance sparked an Oregon (20-3, 9-1 Pac-12) win over the Utah Utes (14-7, 5-5 Pac-12) 84-68 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

What it means: The Ducks defense was on lockdown. Utah’s leading scorer senior forward Emily Potter was neutralized from start to finish holding Potter to five points. Utah’s first field goal came with just under five minutes left in the first quarter. What started on the defensive end quickly turned into a Ducks 19-point lead early on thanks to good shooting from junior guard Mate Cazorla and sophomore forward Ruthy Hebard using her size down low.

But Utah began to slowly crawl its way back into the game by pushing the tempo and finally hitting outside shots. Pair that with five second quarter turnovers for the Ducks, and just like that Oregon’s lead dwindled down to three, 31-28. A well-timed timeout for Oregon head coach Kelly Graves to regroup his team, and the Ducks didn’t look back from there.

The first three Oregon players reached double figures in scoring didn't include sophomore guard Sabrina Ionescu. That is a good sign for the Ducks. Even without senior guard Lexi Bando in the lineup (suffered leg injury before Oregon State on January 19th), Oregon still shows depth and that scoring can come from other players besides the triple-double queen Ionescu.

Speaking of triple-doubles, the NCAA record holder Ionescu records her ninth career triple-double, fifth this season, finished today with 19 points, 13 assists, and 10 rebounds.

High flying Ducks: Satou Sabally was balling. The freshman forward’s 13-point first half performance kept Oregon in the lead, even with several momentum swings on both sides of the ball. Sabally finished with 15 points and four rebounds. Hebard finished with 15 points and six rebounds.

Oregon found a spark off the bench in the second quarter with redshirt freshman forward Lydia Giomi getting involved down low with an and-1 and with sharp shooting from freshman guard Aina Ayuso. 

Foul play: Hebard found foul trouble early and finished with four fouls. Ionescu and sophomore forward Mallory McGwire finished with four fouls each.

Up next: The Ducks return home to host the California Golden Bears (13-5, 6-3 Pac-12) at 8PM this Friday at Matthew Knight Arena.

Oregon flying in right direction with Civil War victory

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Oregon flying in right direction with Civil War victory

How Oregon won: A near brilliant first half from the young, energetic Ducks in front of a sellout crowd at Matthew Knight Arena on this 350th Civil War night. What started on the defensive end, denying passing lanes, grabbing clutch rebounds, eliminating Oregon State offensive rebounds, turned into a fast-paced yet calm, cool, and collected offensive performance. Lead by senior guard Elijah Brown’s 20 points, 18 in the first half alone, the Ducks went into halftime up 41-25 shooting 65% from the field. 

The second half was a bit different story. Oregon took its foot off the gas for a moment, and Oregon State started to claw its way back as 12,000+ Oregon fans had that “not again” look upon their faces. Not another blown lead.

Although just shooting 6-of-24 from the field in the second half, Oregon (14-7, 4-4 Pac-12) rode its lead and defeated in-state rival Oregon State (11-9, 3-5 Pac-12) 66-57 in the Civil War at Matthew Knight Arena.

Oregon coach Dana Altman said, “The biggest difference was our activity defensively, we had 17 deflections and that turned into 17 points off their turnovers. Second half we had six deflections and only two points off those turnovers. We got real stagnant offensively and some bad turnovers…”

“The defense and the rebounding were better than they were three weeks ago,” said Altman.

The Ducks learned from their mistakes the last time they faced the Beavers in Corvallis on January, 5th, 2018. In that game, Beavers’ Drew Eubanks and Tres Tinkle stole the show. Tonight, the two combined for 15 points. Every time Eubanks touched the ball down low, he was immediately met by two Ducks. Oregon turned up its ball pressure on Tinkle making it hard for him to create space and get open. 

What it means: The Ducks now sit at 4-4, .500 in the Pac-12 and will finish their last 6-of-10 games on the road. 

Last week, it was Victor Bailey Jr. The week before, Payton Pritchard. Different guys are stepping up in different times. 

“That’s what good teams do,” said Pritchard. “Last year’s team it was like that… last year we had five games and five different leading scorers. For this team to be successful, we can’t just have one guy just taking all the shots. It needs to be a team thing and you know that’s what makes good teams.”

High flying Ducks: With Brown leading the charge and drawing defenders closer to him, that left more lanes open for others to exploit. Pritchard was one of those who noticed and took advantage of it. Pritchard finished with seven points and seven assists. Redshirt junior Paul White finished with 17 points off the bench.

Foul play: White finished with four fouls. Pritchard and senior Mikyle McIntosh each finished with three fouls.

Up next: The Ducks go on the road to face the California Golden Bears (7-14, 1-7 Pac-12) at 6 PM (PT) this Thursday in Berkeley, CA.

The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 4)...: LT Tyrell Crosby isn't sorely missed

The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 4)...: LT Tyrell Crosby isn't sorely missed

Oregon's promising 2017 season ended with a wild two weeks that saw Willie Taggart depart for Florida State, coach Mario Cristobal take over the program, recruits decommit left and right and then the Ducks fall flat during a 38-28 loss to Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Still, the 2018 season could see Oregon return to Pac-12 prominence. That is, if a lot of variables play out in the Ducks' favor. We will take a position-by-position look at the team to discuss what must happen in order for Oregon to rise again in 2018. 

Other position entries: QuarterbackRunning backsReceivers/Tight endsOffensive line; Defensive backs

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Today: The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 2)...: LT Tyrell Crosby isn't sorely missed. 

Key losses: Senior Tyrell Crosby Cameron could be a first-round pick in April's NFL Draft. Jake Pisarcik started at guard in 2017. Senior backup Doug Brenner is also gone. 

Projected 2017 starters: Left tackle Calvin Throckmorton, RJr., (6-5, 307); left guard Shane Lemieux, RJr., (6-4, 317); center Jake Hanson, RJr., (6-5, 302); right guard George Moore, Jr., (6-6, 300); right tackle Brady Aiello, RSo., (6-7, 307).

Key backups: Jacob Capra, RSo., (6-4, 311); Alex Forsyth, RFr., (6-3, 297); Sam Poutasi, RSo., (6-4, 302). 

What we know: Losing Crosby will sting. No way around it. However, returning proven talent with Throckmorton, Hanson and Lemieux, as well as Aielllo, who has made numerous starts, lessons the blow. 

That foursome will make for more than just a legit unit. It could be great and will keep the Ducks' running game humming. 

What we don't know: Who fits where? Throckmorton could remain at right tackle allowing Aiello to start at left tackle, where he saw starts in 2016 during Crosby's 10-game absence. Or, if Throckmorton is the best tackle on the team, he might be better served at left tackle. 

The wild card here is Moore, who could start at a tackle spot, forcing Throckmorton to guard. Or, maybe Aiello plays some guard, but at 6-7 that might not be a natural fit. 

This all, of course, is a good problem for coach Mario Cristobal to have as he searches for the best mix. 

What must happen for Oregon to contend: The Ducks simply need to find a lineup that makes Crosby's departure not hurt too much. That starts with identifying the best left tackle that can keep heat off of quarterback Justin Herbert's backside. Crosby rarely allowed anyone to ever get near the quarterback and he will be rewarded with a fat NFL contract this spring.  If left tackle is properly anchored, then the rest of the line will fall into place. 

Next up: The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 5)...: A young secondary develops. 

The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 3)... They find a compliment for WR Dillon Mitchell

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The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 3)... They find a compliment for WR Dillon Mitchell

Oregon's promising 2017 season ended with a wild two weeks that saw Willie Taggart depart for Florida State, coach Mario Cristobal take over the program, recruits decommit left and right and then the Ducks fall flat during a 38-28 loss to Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Still, the 2018 season could see Oregon return to Pac-12 prominence. That is, if a lot of variables play out in the Ducks' favor. We will take a position-by-position look at the team to discuss what must happen in order for Oregon to rise again in 2018. 

Other position entries: QuarterbackRunning backsReceivers/Tight endsOffensive line; Defensive backs

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Today: The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 3)...: They find WR Mitchell some help.

Key departures: Charles Nelson moves on after a disappointing season that saw him hindered by an ankle injury and gaining just 404 yards on 32 receptions with one touchdown. 

Projected 2017 starting WRs: Dillon Mitchell, Jr. (6-1, 185); Johnny Johnson III, So., (6-0, 205); Brenden Schooler, Jr., (6-2, 195).

Key backup WRs: Jaylon Redd, So., (5-8, 181), Taj Griffin, Sr., (5-11, 178);  Alex Ofodile, RJr., (6-2, 205); Darrian McNeal, So., (5-9, 163); Malik Lovette, RSo., (5-10, 200);

Projected 2017 TE starter: Jacob Breeland, RJr. (6-5, 241).

Key backup TEs: Cam McCormick, RSo., (6-5, 248); Ryan Bay, RJr., (6-3, 231). 

What we know: Mitchell could become a true No. 1 receiver. The type of target that requires extra attention in coverage. Mitchell showed flashes of being that guys last season when he led Oregon with 42 receptions and 517 receiving yards, and he should be expected to take the next step in 2018. 

Breeland has also shown similar flashes. He led the team with five touchdowns on just 18 receptions for 320 yards. 

The statistics for both were hurt by quarterback Justin Herbert's five-game absence.  

What we don't know: Who is going to provide adequate help to keep defenses from ganging up on Mitchell and Breeland?

Johnson demonstrated a gift for making spectacular catches but also at times played like the freshman that he was. Schooler made a few big plays here and there but didn't really strike fear into opposing defenses. McCormick also showed promise. 

Right now, Oregon has a group of largely adequate but hardly spectacular receivers. This group has a long ways to go to match the corps that helped Marcus Mariota and Vernon Adams Jr. torch the Pac-12 in 2014 and 2015, respectively. 

What must happen for Oregon to contend: Aside from Mitchell and Breeland reaching the levels of Darren Carrington II and Colt Lyerla (minus the off-the-field troubles), the Ducks need two additional receivers to become strong targets along the lines of a Dwayne Stanford. 

Schooler, after a full season and offseason under his belt since moving to receiver, has the tools to become a consistent threat if he can start to master the nuances of the position that largely escaped him in 2017.

Johnson has probably the highest ceiling on the roster next to Mitchell. How he performed as a true freshman with should offer encouragement that he is just scratching the surface of his potential. In a perfect world, he would have redshirted last season. But Johnson had to play because of a lack of proven targets on the roster. That year of experience could result in Johnson taking off next season. 

McCormick should at least be solid enough as the backup tight end and Oregon typically has just one on the field.

So there keys here are Schooler and Johnson. If they don't deliver, the Ducks could hope that Ofodile finally blossoms, and/or that someone else surprises. 

But the most likely scenario is that either Schooler or Johnson emerges or the Ducks will remain limited at receiver. 

Next up: The 2018 Ducks will contend if (Part 4)...: LT Tyrell Crosby isn't missed. 

No. 7 Oregon takes ROUND TWO of the CIVIL WAR

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No. 7 Oregon takes ROUND TWO of the CIVIL WAR

How Oregon won: A beautifully designed and executed game plan by Oregon coach Kelly Graves and his team. The Ducks showed that they learned their lesson from Friday night’s Civil War round one 85-79 loss in Corvallis, OR. Let’s take a trip down memory lane to that game. Beavers’ guard Kat Tudor goes off from three-point range and finishes with 34 points. Oregon State shot a perfect 7-for-7 from three-point land before finally missing one. And Beavers’ center Marie Gulich was just a force down low getting second-chance points and finishing with 28 points that night. 

But tonight, in front of 7,249 screaming fans at Matthew Knight Arena, was a different story. 

The Ducks shut down the Beavers by trapping their guards in the corners as the ball crossed mid court doing anything to make their offense uncomfortable. As Gulich got the ball down low, she was immediately met by a double team of Ducks forcing the ball out of her hands. And Tudor, who still finished with 17 points, definitely had a more hands in her face and less open looks thanks to glue defense from freshman Anneli Maley. 

The No. 7 Oregon Ducks (18-3, 7-1 Pac-12) took round two of the Civil War series 75-63 over in-state rival the No. 18 Oregon State Beavers (14-5, 5-3 Pac-12).

“We were just so focused and I think that’s what it just comes down to,” said Oregon sophomore guard Sabrina Ionescu. “Physically I know we are able to defend them, and any team, but I think mentally we have lapses here and there. We are still young but it’s not an excuse. I think mentally we came in focused, we were ready, we were dialed in, and we came out and competed. I think it showed. We really stopped what they are really good at: we didn’t give them any three’s and we didn’t let them get inside…”

What it means: Freshman forward Satou Sabally was tonight’s player of the game. Sabally finished with 21 points and five rebounds, but overall it was her confidence that took a giant step forward. In the second period alone, Sabally hit 3-of-5 from three-point range that sparked the Ducks into a 40-18 lead at halftime.

Sabally said, “After the game on Friday, I was a little upset, actually very upset. They [Oregon State] also recruited me very highly, so it meant a little more to me to beat them to show ‘ok I made the right decision’. But it means a lot, I just care a lot about the team too because Lexi Bando is out, that’s her last game against Oregon State probably, and Justine [Justine Hall, senior guard]. So this is just a great win for them too.”

With Bando out indefinitely with a foot injury, it is still unclear what her timetable for return is. As on Friday, the Ducks went with sophomore forward Mallory McGwire once again and she did not disappoint. McGwire finished with 14 points and six rebounds, and the task of guarding Gulich down low.

“I thought Mallory set the tone, not just on the offensive end, but she was on-point on her mid-range game, but I thought defensively did a great job with Gulich,” said Graves. “I think Gulich is the best post in the conference, and we just kind of had her off her game a little bit and I really credit Mallory.”

High flying Ducks: Along with McWire and Sabally’s performance, sophomore guard Sabrina Ionescu was just four rebounds shy of her ninth triple-double. She finished with 15 points, 11 assists, and six rebounds. Junior guard Maite Cazorla finished with 16 points going 6-for-11 from the field. Both Ionescu and Cazorla played the entire game.

Foul play: McWire fouled out of the game. Freshman Anneli Maley finished with three fouls and received a technical.

Up next: Oregon hits the road to face the Colorado Buffaloes (11-8, 2-6 Pac-12) at 7 PM this Friday.