Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks selected as seven seed, will play BYU in first round of NCAA tournament

The Oregon men’s basketball team (23-9, 10-8 Pac-12) is be the seven seed in the West region in the NCAA tournament. They’ll play the tenth-seeded BYU Cougars (23-11, 13-5 WCC) in Milwaukee, Wisc., on Thursday, March 20. The Ducks defeated BYU 100-96 in overtime on Dec. 21.

Oregon is coming off an 82-63 loss to UCLA in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday. The loss ended an eight-game winning streak for the Ducks, who beat Oregon State 88-74 in the first round of the conference tournament.

Check back here for quotes from head coach Dana Altman and Oregon players.

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Victor Flores

Victor Flores

Victor is a senior at the University of Oregon, majoring in journalism and minoring in psychology. Victor was born and raised in San Francisco, CA. He is a fan of the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, and Golden State Warriors and has naturally fallen in love with the Ducks since he became a UO student. He currently works for the UO campus radio station 88.1 KWVA as a news and sports contributor and hopes to one day become a professional sports reporter. While he loves several sports, baseball has always been his greatest passion.