Ducks take on WSU Saturday at Autzen

Terrance Mitchell and the Oregon defense will try to shut down WSU Saturday.The No. 7 Oregon Ducks (6-1, 4-0 Pac-12) will try to extend their home and conference winning streaks when they take on the Washington State Cougars 3-4, 1-3 Pac-12) at noon Saturday in a Pac-12 North matchup at Autzen Stadium.

On the air: 
National television: FSN/ROOT Sports Northwest with Joel Meyers, Brian Baldinger and Jim Knox. 
Local Radio: Oregon Sports Network with Jerry Allen, Mike Jorgensen and Jay Allen. In Eugene, KUGN-AM 590. 
Satellite Radio: XM 193, Sirius 139.

Faculty stars:
Two Oregon faculty members will be recognized during Saturday's game: 

Daniel Martinez HoSang, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies and Political ScieDaniel Martinez HoSang, assistant professor of Ethnic Studies and Political Science and faculty affiliate of the Center for the Study of Women in Society, was selected by the Organization of American Historians to receive the James A. Rawley Prize, given annually for the best book dealing with the history of race relations in the United States.

 

 

Deborah Green, Associate Professor of Hebrew Language and LiteratureDeborah Green, associate professor of Hebrew Language and Literature, was named the UO’s 2011 Tom and Carol Williams Fellow in recognition of the range and quality of her work in course and curricular development, GTF and TA supervision, student advising and mentoring, thesis advising and guest lecturing across the curriculum.

 

 

The series: 
• Oregon leads the all-time series 43-38-7 and have won four straight.
• UO and WSU have met 88 times in 109 years and neither team has ever won more than four straight in the series.
• The Ducks are 11-8 against the Cougars at Autzen Stadium.
• In the last four games played between the two sides in Eugene, the winning team has scored at least 52 points.

Streaking: 
• The Ducks’ 20-game home winning streak is the second longest in the FBS behind Boise State (35).
• Oregon has won 16 straight conference games, which is the longest streak in the Pac-12.

Forecast:
Temperatures in the low 50s at game time with a 20 percent chance of rain.