March 16-20, 2002
With Dale Davis suspended, Shawn Kemp gets a rare start for the Trail Blazers and comes up with season highs of 21 points and 14 rebounds as Portland defeats Washington 95-80 at the Rose Garden.
• The Oregon Ducks men are getting ready to play Texas in the NCAA Midwest regional semifinals in Madison, Wisc. Luke Ridnour, Luke Jackson and Freddie Jones are the stars for coach Ernie Kent — and U of O's athletic department is getting major national publicity in the wake of the football team's victory in the Fiesta Bowl and No. 2 ranking.
• Oregon (19-13) rallies to beat Oregon State (17-15) 50-48 in a women's NIT game before 3,140 fans at McArthur Court.