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In a highly anticipated match up, No. 4 Oregon topped No. 7 Oregon State 76-64 Friday night in the first of two Civil War games to be played in less than 48 hours.

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Sabrina Ionescu had a career-high 37 points to become Oregon's all-time leading scorer, and the No. 6 Ducks handed No. 3 Stanford its first conference loss with an 87-55 victory on Thursday night.

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The Oregon Ducks are hoping to start the next decade with a Rose Bowl title.

In a rematch of the 2012 Rose Bowl, No. 6 Oregon (11-2) will meet No. 8 Wisconsin (10-3) in the 106th Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day.

This will be the eighth appearance in the Rose Bowl for the 2019 Pac-12 champion Ducks. Oregon won its last two match-ups in the "Granddaddy of them all", beating Florida State in2015 and Wisconsin in 2012. The Ducks are 3-4 all-time in the Rose Bowl.

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Both the Ducks and Beavers scored big time on Saturday with overwhelming victories in Pac-12 action.

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Oregon prevailed in a narrow win Saturday night against Washington State (4-4) at a sold out Autzen stadium.

The Cougars scored a touchdown to take a 1-point lead with only a minute left in the game, but a strong offensive drive down the field allowed Oregon’s freshman Camden Lewis to kick a 26-yard field goal as the clocked expired to take the 37-35 win. The victory moved the Ducks to 7-1 on the season and snapped a four game losing streak to the Cougars.

Oregon’s CJ Verdell ran for a career-high 257 yards and three touchdowns for the Ducks.

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No.1 seed Virginia proved too much for the No. 12 Oregon Men’s Basketball team in the Sweet Sixteen match in the NCAA Tournament Thursday night.

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There is valid controversy about spending on college athletics. There are unresolved problems with the monetization of big sports. Those issues aside, college athletics are entwined on campuses in multiple, positive ways.


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The University of Oregon men's track and field team ended a 30-year dry spell by earning the national title at Hayward Field Saturday. The Oregon women took third in the NCAA Championships held in Eugene.

More than 11,000 fans packed the stands at Hayward Field on the final day of competition. The crowd finally saw the sun break through the thick clouds in the men's 1500 meter; Oregon senior Mac Fleet won his last collegiate race.