Oregon vs. Stanford: Full Game Preview
|Oregon||D Dotson 11.7||A Kazemi 9.6||D Artis 3.8|
|Stanford||D Powell 14.5||J Huestis 8.9||A Bright 2.8|
No. 10 Oregon visits Maples Pavilion on Wednesday to take on Stanford. Tip-off occurs at 11:00 EST and you can see it on ESPN U. The Ducks are 4-4 against the Cardinal over the last four years. The last time they met (2/19/2012) they won 68-64.
Stanford maintains 7th place in the Pac 12 while Oregon sits at 1st place.
In their last game, E.J. Singler put up 18 points in the Ducks 81-76 win over Washington on January 26th. He tallies 11.2 points per game and also adds 4.9 rebounds per game. For the Cardinal, Chasson Randle finished with 17 points and 8 rebounds in the 87-56 blowout of Utah on January 27th. He averages 13.8 points per game in addition to a team-best 1.6 steals per game. Stanford will hope to exploit their strength in turnover percentage in this matchup. Their mark of 18.2 in this area ranks 2nd in the conference and 61st in the country.
- We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Oregon has had more players drafted by the NBA than Stanford (5 vs 4).
- Even computers respect Oregon more. We have a better RPI this season than Stanford (RPI: #20 vs #73).
- The Oregon assist leader (Dominic Artis) has more assists than the Stanford assist leader (Chasson Randle).
- Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Oregon has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Stanford (6 vs 5).
- Dominic Artis is ranked 6th in the Pac 12 in assists and 7th in the Pac 12 in steals.
- Oregon has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Stanford ($18,669 vs $53,000).
- We make our fans proud. Oregon has a better record at home than Stanford this season (14-0 vs 8-2).
- It's only wins and losses, but Oregon has a better overall record than Stanford this season (18-2 vs 12-8).
- Tony Woods is ranked 10th in the Pac 12 in blocks.
- Oregon is a better shooting team (46.4% vs 40.5%) than Stanford this season.
- Oregon has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Stanford ($36,309 vs $53,000).