Ducks Get Fired Up In The Second Half; Ducks Rally in 7th

Ducks Get Fired Up In The Second Half

The Oregon Ducks have extended their season play in the NIT with a second half domination of the Rider Broncos.  The Ducks outscored Rider 63-42 in the second half after falling behind 44-36 at half time.  Payton Pritchard and Victor Bailey Jr. each scored 23 points in the victory.  Despite foul trouble in the second half the Ducks continued to be aggressive on the floor with 29 defensive rebounds.  The Ducks move on to the second round.  They will play again Friday with their opponent to be determined after today’s matches.

Ducks Rally in 7th

On the Mound the Ducks defeated Gonzaga 6-3.  The Ducks came from behind after trailing 3-0 until the bottom of the 7th inning.  A string of doubles and an error by Gonzaga allowed for a 6 run inning and a Ducks Victory.  6 pitchers hit the mound for the Ducks with no one getting more than 2 innings.  Hunter Breault was credited with the win.