The No. 16 Oregon men maintained their hold on first place in the Pac-12 with a 76-66 victory Sunday over visiting Utah.
First-place Oregon is the hunted in the Pac-12 Conference, and Utah comes to Eugene on Sunday looking to avenge a loss earlier this season.
The former top in-state recruit ran for nearly 1,300 combined yards as a freshman and sophomore, before missing the 2015 season.
Oregon used stifling defense and precise ball movement to avenge one of its only Pac-12 losses, as the Ducks beat Colorado on Thursday.
Signing day was Wednesday but already the Ducks had seven new recruits participating in workouts, a number that will grow for spring drills.
The Ducks' offensive efficiency has jumped the past five games, a trend they put on the line Thursday when they host Colorado (6 p.m., FS1).
Shaken by tragedy and limited by injury, the Oregon women's basketball team responded with a 22-point win over Arizona on Sunday.
Thanks to his history of stepping up in big moments, Stephen Nogosek will be counted on as Oregon's closer as the 2016 season opens.
Oregon hosts Arizona State Friday (8 p.m., Pac-12 Networks), and the backcourt duo of Maite Cazorla and Lexi Petersen is girding for a test.
The UO men and women are in Arkansas for the Razorback Invitational on Friday and Saturday, with NCAA qualifying marks in their sights.
Oregon plays at Arizona on Thursday (6 p.m. PT, ESPN2) in the McKale Center, where the Wildcats have won 49 straight games.
Oregon baseball opens practice Friday, led by a trio of left-handed starters that ranks among the best in the country.