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Quick Hits: The Oregon men’s basketball team signs top prospects

— Oregon men’s basketball standouts Chris Boucher, Jordan Bell, Tyler Dorsey and Dillon Brooks led the team to its recent Final Four run. With all of them declaring for the NBA, as well as being invited to the combine, Dana Altman had his work cut out to fill those scholarship spots for next year. The depleted roster got a boost for its 2017-18 season when 5-star power forward Miles Norris committed to the Ducks on Wednesday. Just over a week before, on May 2, transfer guard Elijah Brown also committed to Oregon, as well. This week the Ducks also hosted a prospective recruit, Brian Bowen.

— The No. 3 Oregon softball team took down Stanford on Thursday, 9-2. The Ducks have won eight-consecutive games to bring their record to 45-6.

—  The Oregon baseball team fell to the Portland Pilots, 3-2, on Tuesday. Up next, the Ducks head into the Civil War series beginning on Thursday.

— Oregon track and field head into the Pac-12 Championships on Saturday at Hayward Field. Thrower Ryan Hunter-Simms recently had a breakthrough while at the Penn Relays, throwing the discus 194 feet, 9 inches. The throw was a personal best of over 11 feet. The men’s team is seeking its 10th straight title, while the women’s team is seeking its ninth straight.

— The Oregon women’s golf team finished third at regionals on Wednesday, to advance to the NCAA Championships. Reedsport High School graduate Monica Vaughn helped lead the Ducks to the NCAA birth.

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