Oregon blows out Seattle U 88-45 to kick off NCAA Tournament

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NCAA Tournament field, be warned: The Pac-12 champion Oregon Ducks aren’t slowing down in the postseason.

No. 2 seed Oregon kept No. 15 seed Seattle University at arm’s length from start to finish on Friday, cruising to a 88-45 first-round victory over the Redhawks at Matthew Knight Arena.

Sabrina Ionescu once again led the way for the Ducks, recording her 10th career triple-double with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. Ionescu’s triple-double game was just the 16th in NCAA Tournament history.

Seattle University’s Alexis Montgomery had 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.

View the full box score from Friday’s game HERE.

UP NEXT: Oregon moves on to the second round of play in Eugene and will face Minnesota on Sunday at Matthew Knight Arena (7:30 p.m. PT). Tenth-seeded Minnesota upset No. 7 seed Green Bay 89-77 earlier on Friday.

 

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