Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/28/12
The University of Oregon men’s basketball team (20-8, 11-5) will host Colorado (19-9, 11-5) and Utah (6-22, 3-13) this week at Matthew Knight Arena.

The Ducks-Buffaloes contest is scheduled for Thursday at 7:30 p.m. (PT), while the UO-Utah game is set for 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Colorado has a 4-2 edge in the all-time series with Oregon.

The Buffaloes enter the game having won three of their last four games. CU defeated Oregon earlier this year, 72-71.

The last time the Ducks defeated the Buffaloes was back on March 17, 2004, a first round NIT game played at McArthur Court.

Oregon’s Luke Jackson scored 40 points - including 29 straight in the second half and overtime - to help UO overcome an 18-point deficit en route to a 77-72 win.

Oregon is tied with Utah in the series history, 8-8. UO won 79-68 in this year’s first meeting with the Utes on Feb. 2. Utah is coming off a 58-57 home win over Stanford.
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