Former Normal West star Okoro awaiting chance to suit up for Billikens
Coming over from Nigeria, Francis Okoro had a standout career at Normal West High School and was a four-star recruit. After a couple nice years for the Oregon Ducks, Okoro will return back to the Midwest to play for the Saint Louis Billikens.
USC shuts down Oregon 82-68 to end 20-year Elite Eight wait
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Isaiah White scored 22 points and Southern California shut down Oregon’s potent offense to reach the Elite Eight for the first time in 20 years with an 82-68 win in the West Region semifinals Sunday night. Pac-12 After Dark Indy-style turned into a lights-out performance by USC. The Trojans (25-7) clipped the […]
Louisville beats Oregon 60-42, heads to women’s Elite Eight
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Dana Evans scored 29 points and No. 2 seed Louisville advanced to the Elite Eight of the women’s NCAA Tournament with a 60-42 win over sixth-seeded Oregon on Sunday night. The Cardinals will face top seed Stanford on Tuesday night in the Alamo Region final. Louisville (26-3) continued its stellar defensive […]
What To Watch: Michigan seeks to keep Big Ten alive in NCAAs
What to watch on Sunday at the NCAA tournaments in Indiana and Texas: TOP GAMES Men: No. 4 seed Florida State (18-6) vs. No. 1 seed Michigan (22-4), East Region semifinal, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. Tipoff: 5 p.m. Eastern on TBS. Michigan has withstood an injury to second-leading scorer Isaiah Livers to become the last […]
USC, Oregon rematch in Sweet 16 ‘a whole different ballgame’
USC or Oregon will represent the Pac-12 in the Elite Eight during a season where the conference has made history.
BVM Sports Chalk Talk: Episode 22
Which Sweet 16 finalists will keep dancing in the West, South, Midwest and East regions? What team has won the NFL free agent frenzy so far?
Oregon women top Georgia 57-50, return to Sweet 16 as 6 seed
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sedona Prince scored 22 points, Nyara Sabally took over late and sixth-seeded Oregon beat No. 3 Georgia 57-50 on Wednesday in the women’s NCAA Tournament to advance to its fourth straight Sweet 16. Sabally scored six straight points — including a putback of her own missed shot — to break open […]
PODCAST: Mulligan – Episode 7
This week Matt looks back at the first weekend of March Madness and previews the games coming up this weekend. He names his winners and losers so far in NFL Free agency and talks NBA trade deadline.
Oregon women hold South Dakota to 9 1st-half points, cruise
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Erin Boley scored 22 points and 23rd-ranked Oregon closed out the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament late Monday night with a sleeper, downing South Dakota 67-47. The 11th-seeded Coyotes missed their last 25 shots of the first half and were held to a near-record low in trailing 34-9 at […]
Not rusty: Oregon soars past Iowa 95-80 into Sweet 16
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Duarte scored 23 points and Oregon showed no signs of rust after a long layoff, beating No. 2 seed Iowa 95-80 on Monday to reach the Sweet 16 for the fourth time in the past five NCAA Tournaments. The seventh-seed Ducks (21-6) were put in an unprecedented spot, advancing to the […]