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Open Thread: Oregon @ Washington

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Who: Oregon Ducks (6-18, 0-12 Pac-10) @ Washington Huskies (18-6, 9-3 Pac-10)
Time: 12:00 p.m. PST
Location: Bank of America Arena - Seattle, Washington
Media: Fox Sports Net

This Valentine's Day, the Ducks are on a date with destiny. Oregon has been flirting with disaster for 12 straight games, and with only six regular-season Pac-10 games remaining, the Ducks are in desperate need of a win if they want to avoid infamy. After one of the worst offensive performances in recent memory against Washington State on Thursday, a 67-38 drubbing, Kent's inexperienced squad has hit rock bottom. But they'll need to regroup in a hurry if they plan to give our favorite Interstate Rival to the north a run for their money.

Washington is coming off a 79-60 win over OSU, and is all alone atop the Pac-10 standings after UCLA's loss to ASU on Thursday. Clearly the Ducks are going to need all the help they can get. And although I think we all appreciated 's attempt to give Oregon its version of the Rally Monkey with Mojo Jojo, I think we need to scrap him in favor of an old friend.

Generally speaking, two wrongs don't make a right. But maybe fighting fire with fire is just what the doctor ordered. After arguably the Ducks' worst game of the year, we're revisiting another horrific memory in the Ducks' recent history. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome back to the program the infamous...

ManDrake!

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I mean, it's not like it could get any worse, right?