Oregon Ducks Losing Four Seniors In the Offseason

By Trevor Lowry
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The Oregon Ducks had a pretty successful season, but who knows how they will do in the 2013-14 college basketball season, since the Ducks did have four seniors on the team this year.

Assuming that Oregon only loses those four seniors, it will still be a way different team.

Arsalan Kazemi, E.J. Singler, Carlos Emory and Tony Woods were all seniors this year. Not to mention, all four players averaged more than eight points per game for this team. That is a lot of offense that the Ducks will have to make up for.

To make matters even worse, these four were in the top five in scoring on Oregon this season. Emory led the team with 11.7 points per game. It is difficult to make up for the loss of your leading scorer, let alone most of your offense. This team is also losing its top rebounders.

However, Damyean Dotson will be back who was second on the team in points per game with 11.4.

This is a team that made the Sweet 16 despite receiving a harsh No. 12 seed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. Oregon also finished one game back in the Pac-12 regular seasons standings and won the conference tournament. The Ducks had a great season, but it will be very interesting to see how they finish next year.

There will be some talent left on this team next season and it will be interesting to see how the incoming freshmen fair, but making a Sweet 16 run next year is looking more and more unlikely.


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