Breaking Down The North Carolina Vs. Oregon Instant Classic

Darkside and Ego exhibit strategic prowess in one of the cleanest college games we've seen in a long time.

Oregon and North Carolina played a classic at the 2018 Stanford Invite. Photo: Rodney Chen — UltiPhotos.com

The 2018 Stanford Invite semifinal between #1 North Carolina and #2 Oregon provided a glimpse into the coming next epoch of men’s college ultimate. Darkside and Ego both played with an incredible level of pace, discipline, and intention that is rarely seen in the collegiate game. This instant classic truly had it all: creative, varied set plays, stellar individual performances, high-level system understanding, and a handful of big time plays that decided it all.

We dig into the strategies employed by each team and break down some clips that tell the story of what made this game so great.

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  1. Cody Johnston
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    Cody Johnston is an Ultiworld video analyst. He grew up playing ultimate in Arlington, Virginia and has played for HB Woodlawn, William & Mary and Truck Stop. You can reach out at (codymatthewjohnston@gmail.com)

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