NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon’s final ranking in both the AP and Coaches Poll. After the embarrassment was over and the dust had settled (which mainly came from Notre Dame fans sprinting out of the stadium in the third quarter), Alabama stood in the No. 1 position for the second straight year while the Oregon Ducks, who took care of the Kansas State Wildcats in the 2013 Tostito’s Fiesta Bowl, finished the year at No. 2.
Are you missing college basketball yet folks? We are. The NCAA basketball pre-season coaches poll was released last week and Gonzaga is the only Northwest Team in the Top 25. No Oregon, no Washington, no Washington State. Pretty par for the course isn’t it? How will the team do without last season’s leading scorer Steven Gray.