After a loss to Iowa on the hardwood the Oregon Ducks rebounded on the court against 15th ranked Syracuse. The Ducks defeated the Orangemen 80-65 with Bol Bol contributing 26 points to lead the Ducks. Payton Pritchard added 18 and Kenny Wooten dropped in twelve.
Beavers Finish Paradise Jam Today
The Oregon State Beavers lost to Missouri yesterday in St. Thomas in a close battle 63-69. They will finish out the Paradise Jam tournament today against Pennsylvania.
The Ducks would not go down without a fight. After taking 28 13 lead in the first half the Sundevils fought back in the second half as the Ducks had a difficult time finding the endzone. The Ducks led 31-23 in the fourth quarter when the Sundevils reached the endzone with 4:35 seconds to go in the game. They opted for a two point conversion to tie the game, but missed when Manny Wilkins failed to connect on a pass in the endzone. Ducks 31, Sundevils 29.
The Lady Ducks were on the court yesterday against Buffalo. They defeated Buffalo 102-82. Ruthy Hebard led all ducks with 25 points along with 8 rebounds.
The Lady Beavers were at home in Corvallis on Saturday where they defeated St. Mary’s 89-56. Destiny Slocum was 4 for 8 from 3 point range and 9 for 15 inside, leading the beavers with 22 points.