Oregon Advanced To NCAA Tournament Elite Eight With Win Over Michigan

Dillon Brook of Oregon

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Sporting Alert — Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points, including the go-ahead layup with 1:09 left and third-seed Oregon held on for a 69-68 victory over seventh-seed Michigan in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 on Thursday night. Latest Box Score

It was the sixth successive game Dorsey was scoring 20 or more points for the Ducks.

Derrick Walton Jr. put the Wolverines ahead 68-65 with 2:04 remaining, but buckets from Jordan Bell, who put back an offensive rebound and a Dorsey layup gave the Ducks (32-5) the lead, which they held on to after Walton missed a 3-point attempt as time expired.

Bell made 7-of-10 from the floor for 16 points and 13 rebounds, while Dillon Brooks scored 12 points, five assists and four rebounds and Dylan Ennis scored 10 points for Oregon in the Midwest Regional semifinals win.

Walton led the Wolverines (26-12 ) with 20 points, eight assists and five rebounds.

Zak Irvin added 19 points, including 14 in the second half and DJ Wilson finished with 12 points for Michigan, which saw its dramatic postseason run coming to an end in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

Oregon shot 44.8 percent (26-58) from the field and 47.1 from 3-point range.

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