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Jay Anderson, No. 55
Vitals: 6-9, 220, junior center
From: Faribault, Minn.
The scoop: A Larry Bird look-alike without the All-American credentials
Numbers: 2.4 points per game, 1.6 rebounds per game
Key stat: More than seven points once (10 vs. Arizona State)
Ian Crosswhite, No. 11
Vitals: 6-11, 250, redshirt freshman forward-center
From: Castlecrag, New South Wales, Australia
The scoop: Could maybe nip Arvydas Sabonis in a foot race
Numbers: 9.3 points, 3.6 rebounds
Key stat: 42.6 percent on 3-pointers
James Davis, No. 1
Vitals: 5-10, 175, junior guard
From: Vancouver, Wash.
The scoop: Could simply win H-O-R-S-E games with 30-foot shots
Numbers: 10.7 points, 2.1 rebounds
Key stat: Somehow, Oregon State and Washington State held him 3-less
Brian Helquist, No. 40
Vitals: 6-9, 260, redshirt senior center
From: Jacksonville, Fla.
The scoop: Has distanced himself from label of being lazy
Numbers: 3.1 points, 2.8 rebounds
Key stat: A nonmenacing nine blocks
Luke Jackson, No. 33
Vitals: 6-7, 215, junior guard
From: Creswell, Ore.
The scoop: Those railroad-track braces are working on his pearly whites
Numbers: 16.1 points, 6.9 rebounds, 3.9 assists
Key stat: Had 14, 8, 10 and 11 rebounds past four games
Robert Johnson, No. 3
Vitals: 6-8, 250, senior forward
From: San Francisco, Calif.
The scoop: Coach trusted him, or else Adam Zahn would have played
Numbers: 7.6 points, 6.5 rebounds
Key stat: .584 field-goal shooting, even with blocks and missed layups
Andre Joseph, No. 35
Vitals: 6-3, 185, redshirt junior guard
From: Houston, Texas
The scoop: He's the locker room leader in tattoos
Numbers: 9.6 points, 3.0 rebounds
Key stat: .333 from the field since his suspension
Brandon Lincoln, No. 14
Vitals: 6-4, 200, freshman guard
The scoop: Entrusted to give Ridnour breathers as season progressed
Numbers: 2.5 points, 0.8 rebounds, 0.6 assists
Key stat: Double-figure minutes eight times
Luke Ridnour, No. 13
Vitals: 6-2, 175, junior guard
From: Blaine, Wash.
The scoop: Luke, schmuke. His family calls him 'Lukas'
Numbers: 19.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 6.7 assists
Key stat: Averaging 35.3 minutes, playing all 40 four times
Matt Short, No. 5
Vitals: 7-0, 235, redshirt freshman center
From: Yreka, Calif.
The scoop: Center of future, unless Alaskan Ray Shafer beats him out
Numbers: 2.7 points, 2.0 rebounds
Key stat: A nonmenacing seven blocks
Tyler York, No. 15
Vitals: 5-11, 180, walk-on freshman guard
From: Grants Pass
The scoop: Rid, Jax bow down in presence of this sharpshooter when playing him in practice
Numbers: 0.2 points, 0.4 rebounds, 0.0 assists
Key stat: 0-2 from the field, scoring points on free throws vs. UC Riverside
Jordan Kent, No. 2
Vitals: 6-5, 200, freshman (redshirting) guard
The scoop: All hail Oregon's next great dunker Ñ Fred Jones without the game. Coach's son may be the state's best prep athlete, ever
Adam Zahn, No. 42
Vitals: 6-8, 225, freshman (redshirting) forward
From: Redondo Beach, Calif.
The scoop: Where'd he get the hops and power, playing beach volleyball? Offensively refined; working on rebounding and defense
Ernie Kent, coach
Vitals: Age, 48. Wife, Dianna. Sons, Marcus and Jordan. Daughter, McKenzie.
From: Rockford, Ill.
The scoop: Oregon and NikeÊwill need to fork over big bucks to keep him; named his 16-year-old daughter after a renowned Lane County river; impeccable dresser with rarely a hair out of place
Numbers:Ê117-67 record in six years at UO
Stat: Two losing records since 1994
Ñ Jason Vondersmith