OR dominates second half to dispatch Wisconsin

Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new College Basketball Odds & Betting Page. Pritchard's style stood in contrast to Wisconsin's continually slow-it-down approach, and the Ducks took advantage in scoring all of the game's fast-break points. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 116.5 points.

The Ducks, now 24-12, advance to a Sunday game against UC Irvine, which defeated Kansas State earlier in the day.

This is Oregon's ninth straight winning season, something that hasn't happened in Eugene in 87 years.

In fact, the lone highlight for Wisconsin tonight came from Khalil Iverson at the end of the first half when he beat the halftime buzzer with an emphatic slam dunk that gave Badger fans hope that their beloved team would carry its momentum into the second half. OR dominated in the paint with 38 points. 4 Virginia by seven points in the Battle 4 Atlantis Title game this fall, it Read... OR reached the big dance for the sixth time in seven years after becoming the first team in Pac-12 Tournament history to defeat the top three seeds on the way to winning the title. They went just 2-7 against teams seeded 1 through 6. The only other time OR has had nine OR more winning seasons in a row was the decade between 1923-32, when the program posted 10 consecutive winning seasons under coaches William Reinhart and George Bohler.

Unlike the ACC or Big Ten, not much was expected out of the Pac-12 coming into the tournament. On the defensive end, they held Wisconsin to 30.6 percent shooting and just 4 of 19 from 3-point range.

OKLAHOMA 95, MISSISSIPPI 72: Rashard Odomes and Christian James scored 20 points apiece, Kristian Doolittle had 19 points and matched a career-high with 15 rebounds and No. 9 seed Oklahoma (20-13) blitzed MS (20-13) at Columbia.

Since the conference tournament returned in 2002, OR has won at least one game in 14 of 17 appearances and went on to take the conference crown five times (2003, 2007, 2013, 2016, 2019). D'Mitrik Trice is adding 11.7 points per game. Wisconsin won the first two NCAA meetings and is 5-2 all-time versus the Ducks. The Pac-12 tournament champions, #12 OR, will take on #5 Wisconsin in an attempt to keep their hot streak alive. It's a tough draw for Wisconsin, which has struggled to really pull away from its opponents. Irvine is probably still celebrating its win over K-State, while OR is looking for bigger things.


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