Starters: Tyler Dorsey – guard, Payton Pritchard – guard, Dillon Brooks – forward, Dylan Ennis - forward, Jordan Bell - forward
Top scorer: Dillon Brooks, 16.3 ppg
Reb. leader: Jordan Bell, 8.6 rpg
Assits leader: Payton Pritchard, 3.7
Best player: Dillon Brooks was named the Pac-12’s Player of the Year, but right now this distinction could go to any of Brooks, Jordan Bell or Tyler Dorsey. Tyler Dorsey is averaging 24.2 points over the last five games while hitting 58.8 percent of his 3s. Bell is averaging 13.2 points and 12 rebounds in that span while blocking more than two shots per game. Brooks does a little bit of everything at an extremely high level.
How to win: Chase Dorsey off the 3-point line. The sophomore guard is simply unstoppable right now, destroying the best-laid defensive plans with a hail of outside shots. Beating the Ducks is already a tough task. It will be an impossible one if Dorsey is allowed to catch-and-shoot from deep.
Three things to know
1. Oregon won the first NCAA men’s championship game over Ohio State in 1939. The Ducks had not returned to the Final Four until this season.
2. Gonzaga coach Mark Few graduated from Oregon.
3. The Ducks are playing without sixth man Chris Boucher, who suffered a season-ending injury in the Pac-12 Tournament.
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