Oregon Upsets #18 UNLV

The Oregon Ducks passed their first big test of the season last night. After a hard fought battle that lasted the entire game, the Ducks walked away with a 83-79 victory. UNLV jumped out to an early 9-2 lead, but the Ducks never gave up.

A big reason Oregon won was the play of freshman Damyean Dotson who dominated the last 5 minutes of the game. Dotson lead all Ducks with 19 points. Three other Ducks scored in double digits. Carlos Emory had 16 points, Ben Carter with 12, and Dominic Artis adding another 11 points.

Oregon is now 5-0 for the first time since 2006. After beating a top 25 team, the Ducks will possibly get some consideration to be ranked themselves.

Oregon faces off against #22 Cincinnati tonight at 7:30pm PST in the Global Sports Classic Championship game. The game will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network.

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Sam Arney

Sam Arney

Sam was born and raised in Cottage Grove, Oregon and he has been a die hard Duck fan his entire life. Sam studied at the University of Oregon before moving to San Diego for 5 years. After moving back to Oregon, Sam decided to follow his passion for writing and started writing for various sports sites. To him, nothing is better than being in Autzen Stadium with 59,000 fans screaming their heads off!