Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 3/26/13
Dana Altman and the Oregon Ducks have embraced the underdog role. Somehow after finishing the season with a record of 26-8 and winning the Pac 12 championship, the NCAA selection committee thought that warranted a 12-seed. In their first two NCAA tournament games, Oregon has without a doubt made a statement. The Ducks knocked off No. 5 seed Oklahoma State and No. 4 seed St. Louis, giving both teams their biggest margin of defeat this year. Oregon will be in a familiar situation on Friday evening as they take on the overall number one seed in the tournament. The Ducks are once again an underdog, this time by 10-points. Dana Altman’s team has been able to hide some of their flaws in their first two tournament games with solid defense and consistent shooting. However, that will likely change on Friday as they take on Louisville. As a team, Oregon has more than one flaw, but the biggest of them all is without a doubt their turnovers. Oregon ranked last in the Pac-12 Conference with 14.9...
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