Oregon Continues Run as Nation's Hottest Team
In the first half, the Ducks were clearly the better basketball team, and
their defense was suffocating the the Billikens offense and closing the
first half with a 16 point, 35-19 lead. Fortunately for Oregon fans, the
Ducks never let up, defeating Saint Louis 74-57.
said that Oregon was vastly under-seeded as a 12th seed, and, for the
second straight game, they have proven it. The Billikens likewise came
into the tournament hot and were a trendy pick with some, however, they
were no match for the Ducks.
Oregon was led by Freshman Damyean Dotson who scored 23 points for the Ducks.
Louisville, the Ducks have to be among the teams they would least like
to see in the Sweet Sixteen. Coming off the Pac-12 Tournament
championship, the Ducks have looked outstanding in the first two rounds
of the NCAA Tournament. While the Cardinals will remain the favorite,
anyone taking the Ducks lightly does so at their peril.