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No. 1 seed Oregon to face No. 16 seed Holy Cross

Oregon's Jordan Bell (#1) throws down a dunk late in the second half. Paced by 25 points from sophomore Dillon Brooks, Oregon defeated UCLA 86-72 in front of a crowd of 10,525 at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday afternoon in Eugene, Oregon. With the win, the Ducks move to 16-4 on the season and 5-2 in PAC-12 play. Eric Cech, Oregon News Lab

SPOKANE, Wash. - UNC Ashville almost did it to Syracuse in 2012, and Princeton almost did it to Georgetown in 1989.

But try as they might, a 16 seed has never beat a 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

The Ducks would like nothing more than for that perfect streak to continue when they take on Holy Cross on Friday afternoon at 4:27 p.m.

Here's the low down on the Crusaders: They're 15-19.

That's right: they have a losing record.

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They were on a 5 game losing streak heading into the Patriot League tournament but reeled off 4 wins in a row to make it to the play-in round, where they beat Southern University on Wednesday night.

They only scored 59 points in the win, so it may not be too much heavy lifting for the Ducks.

But Holy Cross has experience as a 16 seed: They had a 35-32 lead on Kansas back in 2002 but were unable to get the win.

The goal for the Ducks is to make a quick trip for the Crusaders in Spokane.

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