March 25, 2017
Oregon forward Jordan Bell (1) reaches long to disrupt a shot from Kansas guard Frank Mason III (0) during the second half on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Sprint Center.
Almost as a forewarning of how he planned to dominate the paint Saturday night at Sprint Center, 6-foot-9 Oregon forward Jordan Bell denied a Josh Jackson layup and snagged an offensive rebound within the first minute of the Midwest Regional Final, against top-seeded Kansas. The junior’s energetic approach on both ends of the floor injected his upset-minded Ducks with the kind of punch it would take to knock the Jayhawks out of the NCAA Tournament. By Benton Smith