Field Goal %
- ORE 52.8
- 37.7 SLU
Three Point %
- ORE 72.7
- 14.3 SLU
- ORE 18
- 12 SLU
- ORE 39
- 31 SLU
- Line: SLU -3.5
- 0th Half
Saint Louis scored 57 points on 69 possessions Saturday, its second-lowest offensive efficiency in a game this season. The Billikens shot 27.3 percent in the half court in the first half against Oregon and never recovered from a 16-point halftime deficit.
Oregon shot 60.0 percent (12-20) outside the paint on Saturday, the best field goal percentage from that distance in any game in the last two Men's Basketball Championships. The Ducks made eight of their 11 3-point field goals (72.7 percent) against Saint Louis, the highest 3-point shooting percentage for any team in a tournament game since March 19, 2004 (Boston College vs Utah).Damyean Dotson scored 17 of Oregon's 32 points outside the paint Saturday and made a career-high five 3-point field goals.
This is the 6th straight year a 12-Seed or lower has made the Sweet 16, the longest such streak since the field expanded to 64 teams in 1985. The next-longest streak is 5 years, from 1990-94.
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John David Wicker has returned to San Diego State as the school's athletic director, saying his top priority will be to figure out the football team's home stadium situation.
Wisconsin senior forward Nigel Hayes made headlines October 15th when he held up a sign on ESPN's College GameDay saying he was a broke college student and asked people to send money to an online account. Bob Ley and USA Today's Nicole Auerback discuss.
Rakym Felder was charged by the Columbia police with assault and resisting arrest, among other counts. The South Carolina freshman is being held at a detention center in Richland County.