|Oregon||E Singler 11.5||A Kazemi 9.8||D Artis 3.3|
|Saint Louis||D Evans 14.0||D Evans 7.7||J Jett 3.3|
No. 4-seeded Saint Louis meets 12th-seeded Oregon in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at HP Pavilion on Saturday. Tipoff is at 7:10 p.m. ET and it can be seen on TBS.
The 24 points and six rebounds by Dwayne Evans helped the Billikens to a 64-44 cakewalk over New Mexico State on Mar. 21. With 14.0 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. For the Ducks, Arsalan Kazemi finished with 11 points and 17 rebounds in the 68-55 win over Oklahoma State on Mar. 21. With 9.8 rebounds per game and 2.1 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. Oregon can be found near the top of the conference standings in the following categories: defensive rebounding percentage at 72.6 and offensive rebounding percentage at 36.1.
- Saint Louis has a better overall winning percentage over the last five years (63.2 percent to 55.1 percent).
- The Saint Louis assist leader (Jordair Jett, 100 assists) has more assists than the Oregon assist leader (E.J. Singler, 89 assists).
- Saint Louis has a much higher 4-year graduation rate than Oregon according to Kiplinger (60.5 percent vs. 46 percent).
- The Saint Louis three-point leader (Cody Ellis, 52 three-pointers) has more three-pointers than the Oregon three-point leader (E.J. Singler, 44 three-pointers).
- Saint Louis has more wins against the RPI Top 50 than Oregon this season (five vs. three).
- The Saint Louis scoring leader (Dwayne Evans, 386 points) has more points than the Oregon scoring leader (E.J. Singler, 357 points).
- Saint Louis is ranked higher than Oregon in their conference (No. 1 vs. No. 2).
- Saint Louis has a stronger schedule than Oregon this season (SOS Rank: No. 75 vs. No. 121).
- Saint Louis has a better conference record than Oregon this season (13-3 vs. 12-6).
- Saint Louis has more wins over the last 5 years than Oregon (119 vs. 110).
- Even computers respect Saint Louis more. Saint Louis has a better RPI this season than Oregon (RPI: No. 27 vs. No. 53).
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