Ducks improve to 18-2

Payton Pritchard and Chris Boucher came out from the locker room following Oregon's 69-52 win over Stanford.

 Chris Boucher, Senior Forward
On if it felt different being in the starting lineup...
"Not really; you definitely have more minutes and more time to get hot. You experience more of the game, but I felt like it didn't really change what I had to do. I still had to rebound, block shots and have a lot of energy."
 
On why this team is more prepared to play without Brooks than they were at the beginning of the season...
"I felt like everybody knows that if we lose one guy, we still got to play and everybody has to step up. We know that Dillon is a big part of our team, so when we lose somebody like that we know we've got to bring more to the table."

On keeping them to 33-percent shooting on the night...
"I thought we played a lot of D, we played good D. We knew who the shooter was, we had to double inside, I felt like defensively we did a good job."
 
 Payton Pritchard, Sophomore Guard
On not playing with Dillon Brooks...
"It's going to hurt losing Dillon, he is our leader and best player and the best player in the country to me. So, we need to find other ways to make up for that, and Dillon is really tough and brings toughness so that's what we need to make up for."
 
On having at least three stretches of five minutes or more without Stanford making a field goal...
"We've got the best shot blockers in the country with Jordan, Chris and Kavell. Us guards really have to pressure them and take away easy threes and easy little 15-footers, so if we do that the rest will take care of itself."
 
On winning 16 in a row...
"We're not worried about any streak, we are worried about one game at a time and getting better each game. We just want to make a run in the Pac-12 tournament and the NCAA tournament."


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