Eugene, Ore. — The Oregon Ducks are heading to the Final Four for the first time since 1939.
The Ducks earned a spot in Phoenix, Arizona after defeating the Kansas Jayhawks in the Midwest Regional Final.
It was a close game throughout the first half, but an 8 to 0 run, including a buzzer beater by Tyler Dorsey gave Oregon an 11-point lead going into half time.
Lead by Tyler Dorsey’s 27 points and Jordan Bell’s 13 rebounds and 8 blocks, Oregon was able to keep Kansas out of rhythm and only allowed 13 points to key players like Devonte Graham.
Oregon got the win 74 to 60 in what seemed to be a true road game for the ducks.
The UO punched their ticket to the final four for the first time in 78 years. They will play the University of North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday night who are favorites in the National Semifinal.
The Duck women are also getting in on the fun finding themselves in the Elite Eight for the first time in program history.
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