The good news for Oregon is that they should be getting their all-american Dillon Brooks back this week.
The bad news?
He’s still not going to be at 100 percent.
After multiple reports over the weekend that Brooks would be available for the Maui Invitational, which kicks off at 4:30 p.m. on Monday for the Ducks, head coach Dana Altman finally confirmed that Brooks would be available to play, according to ESPN.
The expectation is that Brooks will give the Ducks around 10 minutes off the bench.
“We will play Dillon on the exact schedule the doctor gives us,” Altman said. “You have to gradually come back.”
Brooks is a preseason all-american that averaged 16.7 points for the Ducks last season. He has been out with a foot injury since the summer.
The Ducks mustered all of 49 points in a 17 point loss at Baylor last week.