Preseason All-American guard Dillon Brooks scored 21 points and Roman Sorkin had a career high 15 points as #23 Oregon cruised to a 93-54 win over Western Oregon last in Eugene.
The Ducks are enjoying a 5-game home stint and were hosting NCAA Division-2 Western who Oregon outrebounded 52-to-27. Oregon improves its record to 6-and-2, while the Wolves drop even at 4-and-4. The Ducks will host Savannah State Saturday afternoon in a 3pm tipoff at Matt Knight Arena.
Tonight, the 3-and-4 Oregon State Beavers are in Starkille, Mississippi to take on 4-2 Mississippi State of the S-E-C. OSU is hurting from two key injuries to Stephen Thompson and Tres (trace) Tinkle who are out of the lineup. The Beavers and Bulldogs tipoff at 6pm televised nationally on ESPN-U. Oregon State heads to Charlotte on Saturday.
Kentucky is ranked number-1 in this week’s Coaches poll followed by Villanova and North Carolina who was knocked off last night by #10 Indiana, 76-67. Gonzaga is rated 8th with UCLA 9th…St. Mary’s is 13th and Arizona 15th.