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WATCH: Five Reason Oregon Basketball is the Real Deal

Don't doubt the Ducks.

While many across the nation are still surprised that the Oregon Ducks are a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, there's no reason to doubt them, at least according to the above ESPN video.

They are the real deal for these five reason: 1. Freshman Point Guard Tyler Dorsey. 2. The "wall" of Chris Boucher. 3. First-Team all Pac-12ers Dillon Brooks and Elgin Cook. 4. The Ducks are 5-1 against the RPI Top 25. 5. Oregon has won eight straight games and thrashed Utah in the Pac-12 Championship.

BONUS: If that's not enough to hold you over until tipoff, here's a highlights package from the season so far: