The Oregon Ducks are forecasted to be the best basketball team in the Pac-12 next season.
Oregon was the lone Pac-12 school in ESPN’s way-too-early-top 25. Yahoo Sports released their version a short while later and Oregon was the highest ranked Pac-12 school in their premature top 25.
The Ducks are ranked No. 14 in Yahoo Sports‘ way-too-early top 25. UCLA is ranked No. 21 and USC landed at No. 23.
Oregon is going to lose forward MiKyle McIntosh, guard Elijah Brown, forward Roman Sorkin and guard Troy Brown is projected to declare for the 2018 NBA Draft.
Oregon’s losing talent but the team has a loaded recruiting class. The Ducks are bringing in McDonald’s All-Americans center Bol Bol and forward Louis King and guard Will Richardson and forward Miles Norris are coming to Eugene. Not to mention, guard Payton Pritchard, forward Kenny Wooten, forward Paul White, guard Victor Bailey and forward Abu Kigab all return next year.