Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 2/23/12
The Oregon Ducks basketball team is playing for their livelihood. With 3 games to go in the season, the Ducks are on the bubble of making the NCAA Tournament field of 68 teams. Sweating it out won’t be easy either as each team left on the schedule is playing to end the Ducks’ dreams of March. 2012 has been an enigmatic year for college basketball, as it’s taken a back seat to a strike ridden NBA season. No real superstars have stood out yet and made their team the center of attention in college basketball. Jared Sullinger is the closest thing at Ohio State, but he alone can’t get the game exciting for the masses to witness. This means parity, and nobody can deny the fact that parity in college basketball has never been so even. If small, not even mid-majors, like Virginia Commonwealth, Butler, and George Mason can make the Final Four and beat the North Carolinas and Georgetowns of the world, then college basketball is the textbook definition of parity. Never more has this been m...
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