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Weekend sports: Locals part of Stanford-Arizona showdown; Zags win classic; Ducks' Duarte honored; Hayward results

College women's basketball — Pac-12 rivals Stanford and Arizona play for the national championship on Sunday, April 4, at San Antonio. The game is at 3 p.m. on ESPN. Stanford won both meetings with Arizona.

The game features two local high school standouts: Stanford freshman Cameron Brink (Southridge and Mountainside) and Arizona junior Bendu Yeaney (St. Mary's Academy) are key players for their teams.

College men's basketball — Gonzaga will play Baylor on Monday for the national title after winning one of the most dramatic Final Four games in NCAA Tournament history on Saturday.

Freshman Jalen Suggs banked in the game-winning shot from near half court as time expired in overtime for a 93-90 win over UCLA.

The Zags' roster includes four players from Oregon: junior guard Matthew Lang (Jesuit High) appeared in six games this season and junior guard Will Graves, son of Oregon women's basketball coach Kelly Graves, has played 20 minutes over 10 games. Freshmen Ben Gregg (Clackamas High) and Evan Inglesby (Barlow) have not played this season.

Baylor beat Houston, the team that eliminated Oregon State, 78-59 in Saturday's first semifinal.

• Oregon senior guard Chris Duarte won the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

College volleyball — After sweeping Arizona State to finish the Pac-12 season in second place at 14-4, Oregon expects to get a NCAA Tournament berth when the field is announced at 1 p.m. Sunday on ESPNU.

College track and field — The venue was the star of the Hayward Premier meet held Friday and Saturday as an unveiling for the rebuilt Hayward Field in Eugene.

The Ducks had nine winners among the men and women, including two from sophomore Cole Hocker in the men's 800 and 1,500.

For the Oregon State women, Lindsay McShane won the hammer throw with a school-record mark of 63.48 meters and Kaylee Mitchell set an OSU record of 16:00.52 while finishing ninth in the 5,000.

Portland State's Josh Snyder broke a 39-year-old school record while finishing ninth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase on Friday and Kaila Gibson became the second PSU woman to run faster than 34 minutes in placing 14th in the 10,000 (33:55.99).


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