A rundown of games and events to watch for locally and nationally from the world of sports (all times Pacific):
Women’s college basketball, NCAA Tournament second round, Oregon vs. Duke at Durham, N.C., 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2): The Ducks’ return to the Big Dance for the first time since 2005 started in dramatic fashion with Saturday’s 71-70 win over Temple. No. 10 seed Oregon faces a tall order against the No. 2 Blue Devils, who will have a serious home-court advantage at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Men’s college basketball, NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, Oregon vs. Michigan at Kansas City, Mo., 4 p.m. (CBS): The No. 3 seed Ducks dodged an upset to overcome Rhode Island in the second round, earning a return to the round of 16 for the second year in a row and the third time in the past five seasons. No. 7 seed Michigan stands between Oregon and a return to the Elite Eight.
Women’s college basketball, NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, Oregon State vs. Florida State at Stockton, Calif., Time TBA (TV TBA): After surviving Long Beach State and then dispatching Creighton in the comfort of Gill Coliseum, the No. 2 seed Beavers head south to resume their bid for a return to the Final Four when they take on the No. 3 Seminoles at Stockton Arena.
Kayaking, Riverhouse Rendezvous in Bend: Following a one-year hiatus, the popular slalom race series returns to a stretch of the Deschutes River near Riverhouse on the Deschutes for two full days of racing. On-site registration will be held Saturday morning, and spectators are welcome at no charge. For more information visit tumalocreek.com/events/riverhouse-rendezvous or call 541-317-9407.
Running, Sunriver March Mudness Spring Break Mud Run, 1 p.m.: Runners can race, wade or wallow on a 1.5-mile course filled with obstacles. The fifth annual event begins with a competitive timed race, followed by a noncompetitive race staged in waves starting at 1:15 p.m. For more information visit www.sunrivermarchmudness.com.