EUGENE The University of Oregon mens basketball team (4-1) will take on No. 1 Duke (5-0) Saturday in a neutral-site game played at Rose Garden Arena in Portland.
Tip-time for the Ducks-Blue Devils contest is scheduled for 1 p.m. This years contest marks the first meeting between the two schools.
Oregon has opened the season with wins in four of the first five contests, including a 23-point win over Texas Southern on Tuesday night. Duke has won all five of its games this season, out-scoring opponents by a total of 142 points (450-308; 90.0 ppg- 61.6 ppg).
Due to Saturdays Washington-California football game, Fox Sports Northwest will split the live coverage in the region with the Duke-Oregon mens basketball game. Viewers in Oregon will see the basketball game live on FSNW, while those in the rest of FSNWs region will see the UW-Cal game.
Oregon is 3-23 all time against top-ranked opponents.