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Oregon Ducks vs. Virginia Cavaliers Prediction: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview

Streaking Ducks look to knock off top-seeded Cavaliers in Louisville
Oregon Ducks vs. Virginia Cavaliers Prediction: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview

Virginia is finally living up to expectations in the postseason. Can the Cavaliers keep it going while facing an Oregon team that is embracing a rare underdog role? That's a question that doesn't offer an easy answer.

 

UC Irvine Anteaters vs. Oregon Ducks Prediction: NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview

Pair of streaking, lower-seeded teams meet for a spot in the Sweet 16
UC Irvine Anteaters vs. Oregon Ducks Prediction: NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview

Seeds can be deceiving when it comes to Oregon and UC Irvine. Both teams entered the NCAA Tournament as double-digit seeds, but they are much stronger than those seeds. It sets up for what could be a memorable second-round clash on Sunday.

 

Oregon made an unexpected run through the Pac-12 Tournament, winning four games in four days, just to get into the field. The 12th-seeded Ducks haven't stopped flying high. They dominated No. 5 seed Wisconsin and pulled away for a 72-54 victory. Oregon stifled the Badgers on the perimeter to pull away after halftime.

Oregon Basketball: Ducks Team Preview and Season Prediction 2018-19

Ducks bring in top-5 recruiting class
Oregon Ducks 2018-19 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

Oregon is looking at a second straight rebuilding season, having followed up 2017’s Final Four run by settling for the NIT. But this isn’t last season’s cobbled-together roster of freshmen who weren’t quite ready for prime time and graduate transfers looking to shine in greener pastures. The Ducks signed a top-five recruiting class built around five-star center Bol Bol and are expected to get back into contention for a Pac-12 title, and another extended run in March.

Sweet 16 West Region: Preview, Top Players and TV Schedule

Can Duke's championship pedigree help them advance to the Final Four out of a loaded West Region?
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Sweet 16 West Region: Preview, Top Players and TV Schedule

The West Region of this year’s Sweet 16 definitely isn’t hurting for storylines. Duke is college basketball royalty with a king for a coach looking another Final Four appearance. Oregon, the No. 1 seed, is still fighting for respect outside of the paper tiger that is the Pac-12.

2016 NCAA Tournament: Ranking the Sweet 16 Teams

Cinderella has been sent home, as college basketball's big boys flood Sweet 16, led by No. 1 overall seed Kansas
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2016 NCAA Tournament: Ranking the Sweet 16 Teams

The first week of the NCAA Tournament has come and gone, and we have cut down the field to the Sweet 16. Northern Iowa, Stephen F. Austin and Middle Tennessee tried their best to  play the role of Cinderella, but the clock has struck midnight on the mid-majors, as the Sweet 16 has turned into a battle of the college basketball big boys — including a record six ACC teams.

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