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Saturday, March 12, 2016

Duck Stuff: Saturday Edition

Oregon needed overtime but beat Arizona 95-89 and now face Utah today at 7:15 pm for the Pac-12 championship.

“I’m very proud of the toughness of this team,” UO coach Dana Altman told the Ducks in the postgame locker room.

John Canzano talks about the craziness of March tournament play.

Oregon didn't just beat Arizona on Friday. It received the education of a lifetime. It suffered almost no consequence, except maybe an Altman ulcer, for all the mistakes it made. The NCAA Tournament will feel like that. And as much as each of Oregon's 27 victories this season may someday feel like equal partners, No. 27 was the perfect live-fire training exercise for a team that feels dangerous.

■ Cheridan Hawkins threw a no-hitter as the Ducks beat Pacific 15-0.

■ The baseball team dropped the series opener against Mississippi St, 10-4.


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