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Quack Fix 11-10-17: Basketball Hype

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NCAA Womens Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Bridgeport Regional-Connecticut vs Oregon
Mar 27, 2017; Bridgeport, CT, USA; Oregon Ducks guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) dribbles the ball as Connecticut Huskies guard Crystal Dangerfield (5) defends during the first half in the finals of the Bridgeport Regional of the women's 2017 NCAA Tournament at Webster Bank Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II
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The women’s basketball team is facing higher expectations this year after a surprising Elite Eight run last year in the NCAA Tournament. The hype includes a #11 preseason ranking for the team that returns all five starters and it’s top 7 scorers from last year.

Jason Quick writes that a lot of teams messed up in the NBA draft by passing on Dillon Brooks after Brooks (unfortunately) was key late in a Memphis victory over Portland.

Oregon volleyball swept the ASU Sun Devils in Tempe last night. Oregon improved to 9-6 in conference while ASU remained winless in conference play. Volleyball is at Arizona on Sunday to continue the road trip.

Golf crootin! Oregon announced a signing class of three for the men’s golf team this year. Included are two international players and the top ranked golfer in the state of Oregon this year.