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Quack Fix: Men's basketball sees win streak come to an end against UCLA

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  • After winning four straight, the Oregon men's basketball team fell to UCLA in a 72-63 loss on Sunday. Jalil Abdul-Bassit hit seven 3-pointers for a career-high 24 points, but it wasn't enough as the Bruins controlled the second half. Oregon will look to bounce back this week with games against Colorado and Utah at home.
  • The Oregon baseball team kicked off their 2015 season on Friday with a 12-0 win over Hawaii. JC transfer Phil Craig-St. Louis led the way, going 3-for-4 with three RBIs. Oregon followed up their big opener with a 3-2 win on Saturday thanks to a two-run home run from Nick Catalano in the eighth inning. Hawaii's bats came to life on Sunday, scoring eight runs in the first two innings of a 10-1 win. The series wraps up today at 3:05 PM PT.
  • After some salty comments towards his former quarterback last week, Eastern Washington head coach Beau Baldwin was whistling a different tune when speaking with Mike Ragz of 750 The Game. Baldwin called Oregon an "incredible program" and everything that Oregon did was "within the rules." Whatever his true feelings are, Oregon's contest with Eastern Washington to open next season should be fun.
  • Former Duck Matthew Centrowitz had a big day at the 108th Millrose Games in New York, winning the Wanamaker Mile in a blistering 3:51.53, holding off Nike Willis by just over a tenth of a second. Meanwhile, in Albuquerque, Jenna Prandini set the school record in the 200 meters, winning in 22.87 seconds.
  • The Oregon women's basketball team continues to struggle against ranked teams after falling 72-52 to No. 12 Arizona State on Sunday. The Ducks are 0-5 this season against ranked opponents.

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In case you missed it, a scorpion invaded the team plane of the OSU men's and Portland women's basketball team this weekend. The Oregonian's Tyson Alger was there for the events, which occurred just a couple of rows away from OSU head coach Wayne Tinkle, who apparently came to the aid of the woman who was stung.