Mike Krzyzewski

Intensity brings out the best, worst in Oregon's Dillon Brooks

Intensity brings out the best, worst in Oregon's Dillon Brooks

Oregon forward Jordan Bell scanned the Ducks’ locker room Wednesday afternoon trying to find a player, anyone really, who hadn’t gotten into some form of fight with Dillon Brooks, the team’s incendiary forward.

He could not find anyone.

At the next stall sat Casey Benson, a please-and-thank-you type from Tempe, Ariz., who was smiling pleasantly.

“Even Casey had a little run-in with him this year,” Bell said. “Casey's super nice."

Over three seasons, Bell has learned how to deal with Brooks, how to “uh-huh” him, defuse and move on.

“Some of the new people, they think this is bad,” Bell said. “I'm like, ‘You should've seen him freshman year.’...

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