Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/19/13
Finish Strong At this point in the season, the Oregon Ducks basketball team could draw some inspiration from a Ducks football team motto: Fast. Hard. Finish. Currently the No. 23 in the country, the Ducks have rebounded in their past three games to mitigate the three straight conference losses they suffered after an injury to Dominic Artis. And while Artis’ status is still unknown (he was still using a boot during the Ducks’ game against Washington State on Saturday), Oregon looks as though they are starting to adapt to his absence better. Dominic Artis’ return is stillin question. (Photo: Chris Pietsch/Registerguard.com) While the Ducks still do need to make big improvements to be a legitimate NCAA Tournament team, impressive play by E.J. Singler and Carlos Emory is promising. Should Artis make a return to the lineup soon and still be aided by the production of these two players, the Ducks could very well see themselves into the latter stages of the tournament. In fact, numerous college
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