Stanford topples Oregon in Pac-12 Tournament Championship game, 64-57

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The top-seed Oregon Ducks fought tooth-and-nail with the Stanford Cardinal, but fell in the Pac-12 Tournament Championship game on Sunday night in Vegas, 64-57.

The Ducks trailed 41-34 with 2:40 left in the 3rd quarter, but ended the quarter on a 8-0 run to take a 42-41 lead into the final period.  However the Cardinal won the final frame 23-15 to get the win.

Oregon led 51-48 with 5:39 left in regulation, but the Cardinal finished the game on a 16-6 run.

The Ducks were led in scoring by the 27 points of Sabrina Ionescu, who also had 7 rebounds and 5 assists.   Ruthy Hebard also had 13 points and 5 rebounds.

The Ducks finish the season with an overall record of 29-4, 14-2 during conference play and a regular season conference title and Pac-12 Tournament runner-up finish.  They learn of their seeding in the NCAA Tournament as an at-large bid team on Selection Monday, March 18th.




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