Oregonlive previews the coming game against Washington State. The Cougars are 1-3 in conference so far this year, but still have a high scoring offense and have beat the Ducks for the last four years in a row. Will Oregon move on well after the big victory over the huskies?
Men’s basketball is ranked 15th in the preseason polls, the second straight season Oregon has been ranked in the top 15. Oregon faces two top fifteen opponents in the non conference schedule, with the potential for two more depending on tournament results.
Sabrina Ionescu was named to the preseason list for the Nancy Lieberman Award, awarded to the nation’s top point guard. Ionescu has won the award two years in a row, and also won the Wooden Award for the nations top player overall last year.