Heading into game two of the men's basketball version of the Civil War, the Oregon Ducks are a team that has accomplished much. Oregon is 9-4 in the Pac-10 race after losing two games on the road against Stanford and California. Both games were lost in overtime and the Ducks can remain in second place in the Pac-10 with a win over Oregon State, on Saturday, February 16. Tip-off is set for 7:00 PM and will be aired on the Oregon Sports Network.
Oregon has 13 straight home wins over Oregon State and the Ducks have a 13-game home win streak for the season. The leading scorer for the Ducks is senior Frederick Jones with 17.8 points per game (ppg) average. Sophomore Luke Jackson is the second leading scorer with 15.8 ppg and sophomore Luke Ridnour is third leading scorer with 14.9 ppg.
Jones and the two Lukes have been named to National Association of Basketball Coaches All District 14 team. Jones and Ridnour were named to the first team while Jackson was a second team selection.
Oregon leads the Pac-10 in scoring with 86.3 ppg. Arizona is second in the Pac-10 at 83.0 ppg, and Stanford is third with 82.0 ppg. Oregon also leads the Pac-10 in scoring margin (+15.0 ppg,) free throw percentage (.775,) field goal percentage (.489) and 3-point field goal percentage (.320).