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No. 1 seed Virginia outlasts No. 12 Oregon 53-49 in NCAAs

Mar. 29, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ty Jerome's 3-pointer was memorable not only for its timing, but because it marked one of the few Virginia made against Oregon. Jerome gave the Cavaliers a three-point lead with 3:34 remaining, and then they used their trademark defense to smother the Ducks and make it stand. No. 1...

NCAA Latest: Jerome helps Virginia outlast Oregon 53-49

Mar. 29, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:35 a.m. Ty Jerome scored 13 points and put Virginia ahead for good by sinking a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3:34 left as the top-seeded Cavaliers outlasted No. 12 seed Oregon 53-49 in a South Region semifinal. Oregon took a 45-42 lead on a...

UC Irvine coach Turner apologizes for remarks about player

Mar. 26, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — UC Irvine coach Russell Turner has apologized for remarks he made about Oregon's Louis King during an NCAA Tournament game. Turner said in a statement that referring to King as "queen" during the first half of Sunday's second-round game was "inappropriate and insensitive." Turner said...

Oregon beats UC Irvine 73-54 to advance to Sweet 16

Mar. 25, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ehab Amin started the second half by cheering on his Oregon teammates from the bench during a scoring drought that seemed like it would never end. When the fifth-year senior got into the game, he provided a jolt of energy that carried Oregon to the Sweet 16. Amin's 3-pointer ended a...

Oregon extends March run with 72-54 win over Wisconsin

Mar. 23, 2019 1:12 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Oregon was stumbling toward the end of a disappointing season until a strong turnaround led the Ducks to the Pac-12 title and an NCAA Tournament bid. Oregon is not looking to slow down any time soon. Payton Pritchard scored 19 points, Kenny Wooten protected the rim with four blocks...

Oregon rolls over Washington 68-48 to win Pac-12 title

Mar. 17, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oregon was the Pac-12's preseason favorite, yet did not play like it through most of the season. The Ducks were inconsistent, lost their star freshman, had some ugly losses. After four days of dominating defense, the Ducks are going dancing again. Sparked by do-everything point guard...

Oregon beats Arizona State 79-75 in overtime in Pac-12 semis

Mar. 16, 2019 3:16 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oregon's bid to win four games in four days hit a big snag in the second half of the Pac-12 tournament semifinals. Arizona State looked fresh, the Ducks tired and their best rim protector was on the bench in foul trouble. Digging deep into their fortitude, the Ducks not only mustered the...

Oregon locks down Utah in 66-54 win in Pac-12 quarterfinals

Mar. 15, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two down, two to go for the Oregon Ducks and their dominant defense. Louis King and Payton Pritchard scored 20 points each, and Oregon shut down Utah 66-54 Thursday night in the Pac-12 quarterfinals. "I loved our defensive effort," said Ducks coach Dana Altman, who agreed to a contract...

Oregon plays spoiler knocking off Washington 55-47

Mar. 10, 2019 1:10 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Dana Altman wishes Oregon's surge, led by the Ducks defense, would have shown up a little bit sooner during conference season. It still may have arrived in time for Oregon to be a team no one wants to face during the Pac-12 tournament next week in Las Vegas. "I wish we would have done it a...

Oregon sinks Washington State 72-61

Mar. 7, 2019 2:20 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Defense was the key from start to finish for Oregon forcing 17 turnovers and limiting Washington State's top scorer. Paul White scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds and Oregon defeated Washington State 72-61 on Wednesday night. Payton Pritchard added 15 points and seven assists...