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Ducks Head To Elite Eight In Women's NCAA Tournament

The University of Oregon women’s basketball team is in the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight for the second straight year. The No. 2 seeded Ducks earned their spot after defeating No. 11 seed Central Michigan 83-69 on Saturday in Spokane.

Oregon’s Ruthy Hebard had 23 points, 14 rebounds, and a career high six blocks. Sabrina Ionescu just missed another triple-double with 16 points, 10 assists, and nine rebounds.

The Ducks face No. 1 seed Notre Dame in the Spokane Region final on Monday evening at 6:00 PM. A win will send them to the Final Four in Columbus, Ohio.

Love Cross joined KLCC in 2017. She began her public radio career as a graduate student, serving as Morning Edition Host for Boise State Public Radio in the late 1990s. She earned her undergraduate degree in Rhetoric and Communication from University of California at Davis, and her Master’s Degree from Boise State University. In addition to her work in public radio, Love teaches college-level courses in Communication and Public Speaking.