Oregon Men Slide Out of Top Ten After a Split Against the Washington Schools
After dropping a disappointing game to Washington State and winning a thrilling overtime game against their rival Washington Huskies, the Oregon Ducks men fell from No.8 to No.12 in this weeks AP Poll.
Payton Pritchard led a thrilling come from behind victory over Washington on Saturday. Oregon was down by 16 points with a little under 10 minutes to play, but Pritchard and true freshman Chandler Lawson led the Ducks on a 15-2 run to cut the lead to three. Prtichard hit a late 3-pointer to force overtime, then in overtime, he hit a ridiculous NBA range 3-pointer with 3 seconds left to give the Ducks the win. He let the Husky fans in attendance know who runs that city as well.
Payton Pritchard is not of this planet.@fastpp3 | #GoDucks pic.twitter.com/ydfgiMPaYe
— Oregon Men’s Basketball (@OregonMBB) January 18, 2020
Oregon remains the highest-ranked Pac-12 team, with No. 22 Arizona and No. 23 Colorado also ranked.
The Ducks host USC Thursday (8 p.m., ESPNU) and UCLA Sunday (2 p.m., FOX).