Ducks Head To Elite Eight In Women's NCAA Tournament

Mar 25, 2018

The Oregon Ducks take on the Central Michigan Chippewas in the Sweet 16 at Spokane Arena in Spokane, Washington on March 24, 2017.
Credit Samuel Marshall / Eric Evans Photography

The University of Oregon women’s basketball team is in the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight for the second straight year. The No. 2 seeded Ducks earned their spot after defeating No. 11 seed Central Michigan 83-69 on Saturday in Spokane.

Oregon’s Ruthy Hebard had 23 points, 14 rebounds, and a career high six blocks. Sabrina Ionescu just missed another triple-double with 16 points, 10 assists, and nine rebounds.

The Ducks face No. 1 seed Notre Dame in the Spokane Region final on Monday evening at 6:00 PM. A win will send them to the Final Four in Columbus, Ohio.