Posted February 17, 2012 on
Despite a career high performance by Devoe Joseph, the Oregon Ducks fell to conference leading California 86-83. Joseph hit for 33 points but it was not enough as late game ball-handling errors allowed California to erase a seven-point lead and take command with just over a minute to play.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Oregon Ducks can kiss the Pac-12 regular season championship goodbye.
Devoe Joseph scored a career-high 33 points but it wasn’t enough as California defeated the University of Oregon men’s basketball team by a score of 86-83 on Thursday night. The Ducks dropped 18-8 overall and 9-5 in Pac-12 play.
The Golden Bears improved to 21-6 overall and 11-3 in league action.
Nice news out of Eugene this week as E.J. Singler of the Oregon Ducks basketball teams was named Pac-12 player of the week.
The junior led Oregon to a home sweep of the Washington schools, in which he averaged team highs of 18.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.
This past Saturday in a 78-69 victory over Washington State he put up a game-high 23 points on 8-for-12 (.667) shooting...
Ducks (18-7) vs Bears (20-6)
The Oregon Ducks are quietly enjoying a very nice season in the new PAC 12. After sweeping the Washington schools last weekend they are tied with three other teams for second in the conference with a 9-4 record.
Thursday February 16
Haas Pavillion – Berkely, CA
Moneyline: No money line currently listed
Spread: California -11
The Oregon Ducks are starting out the 2013 recruiting cycle at the top of the list of some excellent recruits, including Rivals100 WR Steven Mitchell
Gutierrez, Kamp key late second-half surge for Pac-12 leading Cal
Oregon coach Chip Kelly would love to stock his roster full of Oregonians and then cherry pick a few elite out of state prospects. Alas, the state of Oregon's rather modest population (fewer than four million) doesn't allow such luxury.