From the archives: Oregon plays Ohio for inaugural college basketball title in 1939

Oregon plays Ohio in 1939 for the inaugural college basketball national title. (University of Oregon Archives/Used with permission)

The 1939 Oregon Tall Firs beat Texas 56-41 in the quarterfinals.

In the semifinals, Oregon downed Oklahoma 55-37.

Oregon captured the national title with a 46-33 win over Ohio State.

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