Number 21 Oregon gave up a ten point lead late in the game, but held on for a 76-74 win over the USC Trojans last night in Los Angeles. The Ducks remain undefeated in Pac-12 play.
Oregon State got off to a quick start, but faltered midway through the first half, eventually falling to number 24 UCLA 74-64.
The Beavers will be at USC tomorrow at five… airtime on KCFM is at 4:30; while the Ducks will be at UCLA at one… the pregame show on KCST is set for 12:30.
On the wrestling mats Wednesday, the Siuslaw Vikings wrestled in three different Far West Dual meets in North Bend. They fell to Sutherlin and Brookings but came out on to of North Bend 42-23. Coach Neil Wartnik had praise for the freshman class that wrestled at the Varsity level. Isaiah Burkhalter, who was undefeated in three matches, and Tyler Coolidge and Chris Caporale. Senior grappler Ryan Connor continued his dominance at 285 pounds, pinning one opponent in just 21 seconds.
The Vikings will be back on the mats first thing tomorrow morning for the Nick Lutz Invitational at Siuslaw High School… several teams will converge on Florence for a complete day of tournament action. Finals should begin later in the afternoon.
On the court this evening, the Siuslaw Vikings will host North Bend… the girls tip off at six, the boys right after… airtime on Coast Radio Sports is at 5:45.
Mapleton will face Alsea on the road; Reedsport is at Bandon.