OREGON 91, CSUN 43
Eugene, OR – Defense led the way for the Ducks in the opening round of the 2017 Preseason WNIT. The Ducks forced 29 turnovers and compiled 21 steals, toppling CSUN, 91-43.
Sabrina Ionescu led the way with 15 points, six rebounds and seven assists. Five Ducks finished in double figures and 11 of the 12 that saw playing time found at least one basket. Oregon converted CSUN’s 29 turnovers into 36 points and also out rebounded the Matadors 39-36.
Oregon will face the winner of Drake and Milwaukee. Time and location will be determined after the conclusion of the bout between the Bulldogs and the Panthers
CSUN did manage to outscore Oregon 15-12 in the final quarter. Channon Fluker finished one point and one rebound shy of what would have been the games only double-double.
CSUN will move on to the Consolation Round which is set to begin on November 17-18. Details on the Consolation Bracket will be announced on Saturday, November 11.