Oregon Ducks Look To Remain Undefeated In Pac-12 Play vs Colorado

Oregon Ducks Sabrina Ionescu at Matthew Knight Arena.Justin Phillips/KPNW Sports
Oregon Ducks Sabrina Ionescu at Matthew Knight Arena.Justin Phillips/KPNW Sports /

The Pac-12 leading Oregon Ducks look to keep their record perfect against the Colorado Buffaloes.

The Oregon Ducks Women’s Basketball team in on an unprecedented roll to open Pac-12 play and are the lone undefeated in Conference play. Kelly Graves watched his team pull away in the fourth quarter scoring a double-digit lead in a matter of minutes against the Utah Utes on Friday night. Six players scored in double figures and despite struggling from the floor Sabrina Ionescu found other ways to be a force in the game.

For the Colorado Buffaloes are looking for their first win in the Pac-12 this season and are 10-10 on the season. Friday night saw a loss against Oregon State at Gill Coliseum. If you are looking at the game statistics, Oregon is clearly the stronger team winning by an average of 28 points per game. In the Buffaloes 10 wins, their win margin is two points. Oregon has eight more rebounds per game than Colorado this season.

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Colorado has three players that are scoring in double figures led by Alexis Robinson who is putting up 12 points per game. Quinessa Caylao-Do and Mya Hollingswood are putting up 11 points per game this season. Mya Hollingshed is leading the team in rebounds with 7 per game this season.

One aspect of the game that Head Coach Kelly Graves has perfected in his time in Eugene is teamwork. The team he has this season work the ball around to each other and always find the open player. Their assist ratio is one of the best in the Nation and the Ducks are also scoring a lot of points this season averaging 89 per game.

Colorado will need to force turnovers against the Oregon Ducks and work the boards hard. The Colorado Buffaloes and Oregon Ducks tipoff at Noon from Matthew Knight Arena.