■ Kyle Bonagura previews the linebackers at Oregon as we inch closer to spring practice.
The Ducks will miss Derrick Malone and Tony Washington, but return an experienced group led by fifth-year seniors Joe Walker (81 tackles), Rodney Hardrick (75 tackles) and Tyson Coleman (44 tackles). Christian French, another fifth-year senior, also is in line for a bigger role too with Washington’s departure.
■ Caleb Couturie believes 2015 will be one of the youngest Duck football teams in recent history.
■ Oregon beat Oklahoma St. 79-73 yesterday to advance in the NCAA basketball tournament. Next up is Wisconsin tomorrow.
■ The baseball team lost a heartbreaker, 7-6 in the 10th inning against Arizona. St.
Up Next: Oregon and Arizona State will face off in game two of the three-game series at 2 p.m. on Saturday at PK Park. David Peterson (2-1, 3.00) will take the mound for the Ducks against Ryan Kellogg (3-0, 3.89).