No. 6 Oregon plays Stanford in the penultimate game of the regular season on Saturday, Feb. 25. Tipoff from the Maples Pavilion is timed for 1 p.m. PT, viewable on the Pac-12 Networks.
Week 16 — No. 7 Oregon Ducks (25-4, 14-2 Pac-12) @ Stanford Cardinal (14-13, 6-9 Pac-12)
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 1 p.m. PT
Place: Maples Pavilion (Stanford, Calif.)
TV: Pac-12 Networks
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At A Glance
- No. 6 Oregon Ducks (25-4, 14-2 Pac-12) — The Ducks stand second in the Pac-12 standings behind No. 4 Arizona (26-3, 15-1), having won their past four in a row. UO most recently eclipsed Cal with Dillon Brooks’ buzzer-beating three Wednesday, 68-65… The Ducks’ winning percentage of .862 is the best in program history, ahead of three seasons that finished .857: 1927-28 (18-3), 1926-27 (24-4) and 1911-12 (12-2)… UO is second in the Pac-12 in scoring margin (+14.7), assists (17.0apg) and shooting percentage defense (.398)… Five Ducks are averaging double figures in the scoring column — Brooks (15.7ppg), Tyler Dorsey (12.7), Chris Boucher (12.2), Dylan Ennis (11.2) and Jordan Bell (10.7)… Bell and Boucher have also anchored the Ducks on defense, leading the team with 7.9 and 6.4 respective boards per game… UO leads the country with 199 blocks, thanks again to big men Boucher (70, 15th nationally) and Bell (60, 33rd nationally).
- Stanford Cardinal (14-13, 6-9 Pac-12) — The Cardinal sit seventh in the Pac-12 standings, having won their past two games. Stanford most recently toppled Oregon State on Wednesday, 79-66, leading by as many as 25 in the contest… Stanford has struggled in many aspects of its game this season, ranking within the bottom third of Pac-12 statistical leaders for scoring offense (69.3ppg), field goal percentage (.437), three-point percentage (.306), rebounding offense (34.6rpg), blocked shots (2.5bpg) and assists (13.1apg)… Two Cardinal players average double-digit scoring in Reid Travis (17.3ppg) and Dorian Pickens (12.6ppg). Travis also leads with 8.6 rebounds per game, while adding 13 steals and five blocks… Stanford’s three seniors — Marcus Allen, Christian Sanders and Grant Verhoeven — will be honored prior to tip, and head coach Mike Montgomery will be recognized for his recent induction into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame during halftime.
- The Ducks are 51-92 against the Cardinal all-time, dating back to their first meeting in 1919-20. UO has taken seven of the past 11, most recently topping Stanford in Eugene earlier this season, 69-52. In the absence of Brooks, Boucher (16p, 10r), Ennis (15p, 4r), Bell (11p, 4r) and Dorsey (11p, 2blk) led the Ducks in production.
Below, you’ll find highlights from the Ducks’ and Cardinal’s most recent outings. No. 6 Oregon eclipsed Cal in Berkeley on Wednesday, 68-65, while Stanford routed Oregon State at home later that day, 79-66.
No. 6 Oregon 68, Cal 65
Stanford 79, Oregon State 66