A number of battles for 1st place highlight this week’s Round Ball Wrap, but none of them compared to the battle for the top spot in the Cascade Collegiate Conference. Highlights include Southern Oregon and College of Idaho’s double overtime game, North Medford/Crater, Roseburg/Grants Pass, Klamath Union/Eagle Point, Henley/Phoenix and North Valley/Hidden Valley.
Courtesy: Oregon State University Athletics CORVALLIS, Ore. – Roberto Nelson scored a game-high 22 points and Eric Moreland added a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds as Oregon State took down Oregon, 80-72, on Sunday night at Gill Coliseum in the 340th Civil War. Nelson was sensational in front of a season-high crowd of … Continue reading »
Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics ASHLAND, Ore. – The Corban men’s basketball couldn’t keep up the 3-point pace it set early Saturday night. Southern Oregon University did. The result was SOU’s 84-64 Cascade Conference win at Bob Riehm Arena, sparked by 14 makes out of 31 tries from downtown. Eric Thompson hit four of them on … Continue reading »
Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics ASHLAND, Ore. – The Warner Pacific Knights had the remedy for Kyle Tedder’s recent shooting struggles in the form of their zone defense. Tedder, the Southern Oregon men’s basketball team’s senior guard, took advantage of his numerous outside looks Saturday night as usual against the Knights. He scored 22 points, … Continue reading »
Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics ASHLAND, Ore. – The fourth-ranked Southern Oregon University men’s basketball team’s slow start to the season was short-lived Saturday night against Pacific Union. The Raiders’ five-point lead ballooned in a hurry during their 88-45 win over the Pioneers at Bob Riehm Arena thanks to eight second-half 3-pointers. In the last … Continue reading »
Courtesy Oregon Sports Information SAN JOSE, Calif. – After riding two upsets into next week’s NCAA Sweet Sixteen, the Oregon Ducks are setting their expectations at the highest level, even if that means taking down the top seed in the nation, the Louisville Cardinals. NewsWatch 12′s Jake Zivin and Erik Elken were in San Jose … Continue reading »
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP)– Oregon is riding its much-debated No. 12 seed all the way to the round of 16. Damyean Dotson scored 23 points, Carlos Emory added 14 points and the hot-shooting Ducks sprinted past fourth-seeded Saint Louis 74-57 in the NCAA tournament Saturday night. Dotson made his first five 3-pointers to carry Oregon … Continue reading »
Jake Zivin reports LAS VEGAS — Carlos Emory scored 20 points, Johnathan Loyd added 19 and Oregon pulled away from No. 21 UCLA 78-69 to win the Pac-12 tournament championship Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Oregon (26-8) shook off a shaky start with superb perimeter shooting, pulling away in the second half after … Continue reading »