NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Ducks vs. Buffaloes game on Thursday night. Pac 12 Conference Basketball tournament action from the Staples Center in Las Angeles. The Ducks failed to capitalize on opportunities and lost by the same margin as their halftime deficit. Devoe Joseph had a chance to win it though.
Northwest hoops preseason update from Steve Lee. NCAA basketball season is nearly here. The Pac 12 and WCC are well represented by great north west basketball teams. Washington, Oregon, Oregon State, Washington State, and Gonzaga hope to dance in March. Primed to breakout are Jeffery Taylor, Festus Ezeli, Terrence Ross, Myck Kabongo and Solomon Hill.
Oregon Ducks hoops preview time. While the loss of big man Jovan Catron hurts the Ducks inside, the addition of freshman shooting guard stud Jabari Brown helps them bigtime. For my Pac 12 preview, I had the Oregon Ducks finishing 5th in the conference just behind the UW Huskies, with both teams moving on in March.