How fortunes quickly change.
A month ago not many thought the Oregon Ducks would be headed to the NCAA Tournament.
In fact, back on February 16th in Corvallis, the Ducks were blown out by cross town rival Oregon State 72-57 and limped home to Eugene with a 16-10 record, a crushed spirit and withering dreams of making the post season.
On Sunday ...
Four wins in four days.
It's difficult to fathom considering where Oregon ( 23-12 / 10-8 ) was back in February.
Not only did the No. 6 seed Ducks win four games in four days, they beat the top three seeds in the process including a dominant 68-48 win over the regular season champion Washington Huskies in Saturday's tournament finale in Las Vegas.
Defense! Defense! Defense!
Oregon’s strong defensive effort continued in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament with a 66-54 win over No. 3 seed Utah at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The Ducks will now face Arizona State in the semis after the Devils defeated UCLA 83-72.
The win is Oregon’s sixth straight and in those six games, the opponent ...
Boise States loss is certainly Oregon's gain.
On Monday in the Hatfield Dowlin Complex Andy Avalos was formally introduced as Oregon's defensive coordinator and newest member of head coach Mario Cristobal's staff.
"Initially that's how I met coach" explained Avalos when asked about his first meeting with Cristobal at the Las Vegas Bowl a year ago and ...