The third-seeded Oregon Ducks look to punch their ticket to their second straight Sweet 16 when they take on the 11th-ranked Rhode Island Rams in Sacramento, Calif. on Sunday, March 19. Tipoff from the Golden 1 Center is timed for 4:10 p.m. PT.
NCAA Tournament (Round of 32) — No. 3 Oregon Ducks (30-5, 16-2 Pac-12) vs. No. 11 Rhode Island Rams (25-9, 13-5 Atlantic 10)
Date: Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time: 4:10 p.m. PT
Place: Golden 1 Center (Sacramento, Calif.)
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There are 10 30-win programs in the NCAA this year. Three are in the @pac12 - Oregon, Arizona and UCLA - as the league is 6-0 in NCAA play.— Oregon Basketball (@OregonMBB) March 19, 2017
ATQ writer Tony Piraro offers an in-depth look to both sides in this preview.
The Ducks are 1-1 against the Rams all-time.
Below, you’ll find highlights from the Ducks’ and Rams’ most recent outings. No. 3 Oregon ran past No. 14 Iona in the First Round on Friday, 93-77, while No. 11 Rhode Island knocked off No. 6 Creighton the same day, 84-72.
No. 3 Oregon 93, No. 14 Iona 77
No. 11 Rhode Island 84, No. 6 Creighton 72