The No. 1 Oregon Ducks lost in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam Championship to the No. 8 Louisville Cardinals, 72-62 on Saturday.
Oregon women’s basketball defeated UT Arlington, 91-54, in the second game of the Paradise Jam tournament on Friday at the University of the Virgin Islands.
The Oregon Ducks celebrated Thanksgiving Day with a win against Oklahoma State at the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
At the half, the Ducks looked like they might be in trouble. Heading into the third quarter Oregon had only a one point lead on Syracuse.
Texas Southern’s bad day started when their game jerseys got stolen from their hotel, forcing them to play in their practice jerseys, and it only got worse when they suffered a 99-63 loss to Oregon Saturday afternoon in front of 9,159 fans at Matthew Knight Arena.
Taylor Chavez watched her team in defeat from the sidelines during last year’s Final Four loss. Due to injury, she was forced to observe her team’s highest highs and lowest lows during its historic NCAA Tournament run without lacing up and stepping onto the court.
The No. 1 Ducks started off their season with a bang, beating Northeastern 89-47 in the first regular season game of the year.
With the shot clock winding down from five seconds, Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu had the ball in her hands as she dribbled across the logo. Without any notion of panic written on her face, she ever so smoothly took her usual one-two hop into her shot and calmly drained a deep three as the buzzer…