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Quack Fix 3-28-18: Distance Runners to Stanford

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Track and Field: NCAA Indoor Championships
Mar 9, 2018; College Station, TX, USA; Jessica Hull runs the opening 1,200m leg on the Oregon Ducks women’s distance medley relay that won in 10:51.99 during the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at the McFerrin Athletic Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee
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Both Bol Bol and Louis King, Oregon commits, are questionable to play in the McDonald's All American game due to injuries. Bol Bol has an achilles injury and Louis King has a knee injury.

Oregon distance runners are headed down to Stanford for the first major distance competition of the year. The Stanford Invitational typically provides ideal weather and great competition, conditions perfect for setting strong regional qualifying marks.

Oregon tied for the win in the team race at the Duck Invitational with Liberty. Normon Xiong won the individual title on the strength of a 7 under final round of golf. This was the third individual win of the season for Xiong.

Austin Meek writes about the struggles this year for the Pac 12 in the two highest visibility sports, Football and Men’s Basketball. The conference remains very strong in many other sports, but the reputation of the conference takes a blow with these two under performers.