■ De'Anthony Thomas and Brian Jackson talk to the media after performing at the pro day event at the Moshofsky Center yesterday. Video courtesy of KEZI.
■ The Oregon men's basketball team came up short in the second half against UCLA (82-63) and will wait for Selection Sunday to see how they're seeded for the NCAA Tournament.
■ Single game tickets for the baseball games against
■ Rob Moseley says the freshmen are holding down the middle of the Oregon defense.
The Ducks are primarily starting three freshmen at the critical "up-the-middle" spots defensively — catcher, shortstop and center field — and the newcomers are handling themselves beyond their years.
This year, the UO fielding percentage is .971 through a 12-4 start. But among the freshmen up the middle, Austin Grebeck has been flawless on 19 chances in center, [Mark] Karaviotis has a modest two errors and catcher Jack Kruger is fielding his position at a .989 rate.