Men's Basketball Opens PKI vs. UConn
PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon men's basketball takes on No. 20 ranked UConn on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. in the Moda Center.
When: Thursday, November 24
Time: 5:00 p.m. PT
Radio: Eugene: KUJZ 95.3 FM | Portland: KFXX 1080 AM
This will be the 3rd matchup for the two schools, with the series tied at 1-1.
» The schools played in consecutive early season tournaments in 2016 and 2017.
» Oregon won the 2016 meeting 79-69 at the Maui Invitational. UConn returned the favor in the 2017 PK80 Invitational, 83-63.
N'Faly Dante led UO with 16 pts, 11 reb, 4 ast, 3 blk & 2 stl vs. Houston.
» He's the first Ducks player with those stats or higher since Maarty Leunen had 18 pts, 17 reb, 4 ast, 3 blk & 3 stl on 11/11/06 vs. CSU Northridge.
» He led the team in pts, reb, ast, blk & stl, the first UO player to lead all categories since at least 1996-97.
» He's the sixth Pac-12 player since 96-97 to lead their team in those categories in a single game: Evan Mobley (USC 2020), Landry Fields (Stan. 2010), Brandon Roy (Wash. 2003), Luke Walton (UA, twice in 2002), Sam Clancy (USC, 2001).