With Wednesday's impressive 65-52 win over the Washington Huskies the Oregon Ducks appear to have broken out of their slump.
Since Oregon's freshman point guard, Dominic Artis, went down with a foot injury on January 26th, the Ducks had been struggling mightily. Prior to Wednesday, Oregon was just 2-3 without Artis and looked far from a top-25 team in his absence.
During the stretch the Ducks averaged 18 turnovers per game and shot 42 percent. Their confidence appeared non-existent, their offense was stagnant and the momentum of their 17-2 start was fading rapidly.
However, that all changed when Oregon took the floor in Seattle on Wednesday. Instead Oregon committed just nine turnovers and shot 49 percent on the night. They played with a confidence they hadn't had in over two weeks, and it showed. The Huskies never led the game and every time they looked to be getting close, the Ducks took over. It was an impressive win from start to finish.
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