Here's what UW coach Lorenzo Romar had to say about UW's Thursday rematch against Oregon:
"I remember (in the first game) they were very, very good. We just had a difficult time containing their guards. I remember us turning the ball over, in about a two- or three-minute span, about six times in the first half. And from that point on, they never looked back."
Here's a quick scouting report:
WASHINGTON (19-9 OVERALL, 9-7 PAC-10)AT OREGON (14-14, 6-10)7 p.m. Thursday, McArthur Court, Eugene, Ore.TV: None. Radio: 950-AM.
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Series: UW leads 182-103 in a series dating to 1904. UW also leads 71-67 at Oregon. However, the Ducks won the Jan. 2 match in Seattle, 90-79.
Statistical leaders: For UW – F Quincy Pondexter, 19.8 ppg and 7.9 rpg, G Venoy Overton, 3.3 apg. For Oregon – G Tajuan Porter, 11.7 ppg; C Michael Dunigan, 4.8 rpg; G Malcolm Armstead, 4.4 apg.
Scouting report: This will be the Huskies final game at Mac Court. The Ducks are scheduled to move into a new on-campus arena in time for the start of the 2010-11 Pac-10 season. … Oregon is coming off its first road sweep of the Los Angeles schools since 2002. … Washington is first in the Pac-10 in offensive and defensive rebounds, while Oregon is last in defensive rebounds. UW also leads the league in scoring, rebound margin and turnover margin. … Individually, Porter has a school-record 334 career 3-pointers and is nine away from the Pac-10 record held by Arizona’s Salim Stoudamire. Porter also is fifth on the Oregon scoring list with 1,715 points. Dunigan has 34 blocks, third in the Pac-10 and fifth on Oregon’s single-season list. Armstead has 56 steals, which is second in the Pac-10 and sixth on the school list. … Coach Ernie Kent is Oregon’s all-time wins leader. However, his status for returning next season is unsettled. … One more win will give the Huskies their 10th 20-win season in the past half-century. Overall, UW has 34 seasons of 20 or more wins. Romar would become the third UW coach with four 20-win seasons, joining Hec Edmundson (11) and Marv Harshman (four).
Next: 5 p.m. Saturday, at Oregon State, Gill Coliseum, Corvallis, Ore.; FSN.