Play of the Day for Thur., March 13, 2008

Mar 13, 2008 7:51 PM

Oregon vs. Washington State -3½: Oregon is riding a three-game winning streak, but they’re in deep in this spot. Washington State won the two regular season meetings by nine points while holding the Ducks to an average 56.5 points. The Cougars are coming off a huge double-overtime victory over rival Washington, but that was on Saturday so the euphoria has probably worn off and they should be ready to play. The game is more critical for Oregon if they want an at-large bid to the NCAA tourney, but Washington State has them overmatched and should prevail in a relatively low-scoring affair. Take Washington State and lay the points.