NCAA TOURNAMENT OUTLOOK.
The facts: 6-6 junior. 10.9 ppg, 5.8 rpg.
Noteworthy: Shooting 3-of-10 on two-point attempts in NCAA games, 2-of-4 on threes and 5-of-6 on free throws ... Four of his nine rebounds last weekend were offensive .
The facts: 6-5 junior. 14.6 ppg, 4.6 rpg.
Noteworthy: With 510 points, 12 behind Bryan Bracey (in 2001) for 20th on UO season scoring list ... Taylor now 24th in UO career scoring with 1,037 points.
The facts: 6-0 senior. 17.8 ppg, 4.2 apg.
Noteworthy: Moved up to 10th on UO career list in field goals made with 487. Ninth is Charlie Warren with 503 ... Tied for ninth in NCAA points (40) scored by a Duck.
The facts: 6-9 junior. 10.9 ppg, 8.3 rpg.
Noteworthy: Tied with Hal Duffy (1956-57) for 10th in UO history in season rebounds with 290. Ninth is Max Anderson (291, 1954-55) with Stan Love (294, 1970-71) eighth.
The facts: 5-6 freshman. 14.2 ppg, 1.9 rpg.
Noteworthy: Is 100-of-230 on three-point shots. Pac-10 records are 120 made (Salim Stoudamire, UA, 2005) and 300 attempted (Stevin Smith, ASU, 1993).
The facts: 6-2 senior. 7.7 ppg, 2.9 apg.
Noteworthy: Had 18 points and seven rebounds in victory over BYU in title game of Mountain West tournament ... Led first-round NCAA win with 19 vs. Georgia Tech.
The facts: 6-6 senior. 14.6 ppg, 6.2 rpg.
Noteworthy: Led team in scoring despite making only one three-point shot, in 15 attempts, this season ... Lists Samoan heritage as `something people don't know about me.'
The facts: 6-8 senior. 7.6 ppg, 5.0 rpg.
Noteworthy: Cameroon native played for two junior colleges, one in California, one in Texas, before joining Rebels last year ... Nine rebounds in upset of Wisconsin.
The facts: 6-0 sophomore. 14.1 ppg, 3.7 rpg.
Noteworthy: Led team in scoring in 12 games and has scored in double figures 27 times ... One recruiting service ranked him No. 2 point as prep senior.
The facts: 6-2 senior. 13.4 ppg, 5.2 apg.
Noteworthy: Voted most valuable player of the Mountain West tournament with 52 points and 14 assists in three games ... Started 43 games in three years at ASU.
THE BOTTOM LINE
RECORD LAST 10 PPG OPPG FG PCT. 3-PT PCT. FT PCT.
Oregon 28-7 8-2 75.8 65.5 .451 .386 .756
UNLV 30-6 9-1 75.0 66.5 .447 .364 .718
Everything points to a well-matched pair of teams playing a similar style. Balanced scoring, not overly big, a like for three-point shots. ... It likely comes down to which team defends the other better, or which struggles with shooting in the dome atmosphere.
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|Title Annotation:||Sports; STARTING LINEUPS FOR THE DUCKS AND REBELS|
|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Mar 23, 2007|
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