Washington vs. Oregon: Full Game Preview
|Washington||C Wilcox 19.3||A N`Diaye 9.5||A Gaddy 3.4|
|Oregon||D Dotson 11.9||A Kazemi 9.5||D Artis 3.8|
No. 16 Oregon goes up against Washington on Saturday. The game gets underway at 7:00 EST and it can be seen on Pac-12 Network. The Ducks are 3-7 against the Huskies over the last four years. They fell 90-86 on 3/20/2012, the last time they met.
Oregon is in 1st place in the conference and needs to hold off 3rd place Washington. Oregon will be looking to extend its eight-game win streak.
In a 68-61 triumph over Washington State on January 23rd, E.J. Singler put up 19 points and 5 assists for the Ducks. He contributes 5.0 rebounds per game in addition to his 10.8 points per game. For the Huskies, C.J Wilcox put up 23 points and 7 rebounds in the 74-66 loss to Oregon State on January 23rd. His 19.3 points per game is the highest mark on the team. Washington will hope to exploit their strength in offensive rebounding percentage in this matchup. Their mark of 37.9 in this area ranks 2nd in the conference and 35th in the country.
- Oregon has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (0.583 to 0.568).
- Be afraid. Oregon has blown out more teams than Washington this season (6 blowouts vs 1).
- It must sting. Oregon has blown out Washington by 20 points or more on 3 occasions since 2001.
- Oregon can actually jump, with more rebounds (41.1 per game vs 36.2 per game) than Washington this season.
- Oregon is better at defending the three (29.7% allowed vs 36.2% allowed) than Washington this season.
- Oregon does a better job contesting shots (38.1% allowed vs 42.3% allowed) than Washington this season.
- The Oregon basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Washington (79% vs 44%).
- Oregon has a better scoring defense (60.4 allowed per game vs 67.6 allowed per game) than Washington this season.
- Arsalan Kazemi is ranked 5th in the Pac 12 in rebounds and 16th nationally in steals.
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