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Oregon women face red-hot South Dakota State in Sweet 16: How to watch

The Ducks are in the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive season and they'll have the crowd in Portland behind them as they face South Dakota State, who has won 18 straight games.

Women’s NCAA Tournament, Sweet 16

No. 2 Oregon (32-4) vs. No. 6 South Dakota State (28-6)

  • When: Friday, March 29, at approximately 8 p.m.
  • Where: Moda Center in Portland
  • TV: ESPN2

How they got here


First round: Win over No. 15 Portland State 78-40. Forwards Ruthy Hebard and Satou Sabally scored 22 and 21 points, respectively. Satou also had 16 rebounds and Hebard finished with 11 rebounds.

Second round: Win over No. 10 Indiana 91-68. Junior guard Sabrina Ionescu, who was the Pac-12 Player of the Year for the second straight season, recorded her 18th career triple-double. Ionescu finished with 29 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds.

Oregon is in the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive season.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Ionescu's triple-double lifts Oregon to win

South Dakota State

First round: Win over No. 11 Quinnipiac 76-65. Guard Marcy Miller led the Jackrabbits with 27 points and 11 rebounds. Forward Myah Selland added 14 points and 9 rebounds, and guard Madison Guebert finished with 11 points.

Second round: Win over No. 3 Syracuse 75-64. Trailing 57-53 on the road in the fourth quarter, South Dakota State went on a 16-2 run to seal the win over Syracuse. Guebert led the Jackrabbits with 20 points, which included six made 3-pointers.

This is the first time South Dakota State has reached the Sweet 16. The Jackrabbits are on an 18-game winning streak and are 24-1 this season when holding opponents to 70 points or less.

Elite 8 opponent

The winner will play the winner of No. 5 Arizona State vs. No. 1 Mississippi State. That game will be played at the Moda Center on Friday at 6 p.m. 

The Elite 8 game will be played Sunday at the Moda Center at a time to be determined.

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