Quick Hits: Oregon men’s basketball wins season opener, football prepares for Chip Kelly’s Bruins

Freshman 7-foot-2-center Bol Bol led the Ducks to an exhibition opening 77-58 win against Western Oregon Thursday night. Oregon women’s basketball will start the 2018-19 season ranked at No. 3 in the AP Preseason poll — the program’s highest ranking in history. After the football team’s second consecutive loss last …

Freshman 7-foot-2-center Bol Bol led the Ducks to an exhibition opening 77-58 win against Western Oregon Thursday night.

Oregon women’s basketball will start the 2018-19 season ranked at No. 3 in the AP Preseason poll — the program’s highest ranking in history.

After the football team’s second consecutive loss last weekend against Arizona, the Ducks will host the UCLA Bruins on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

Former Oregon head coach Chip Kelly will make his return to Autzen, sporting the blue and gold as the Bruin’s head coach.

Check out this week’s GameDay cover on junior offensive lineman Calvin Throckmorton.

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