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Chris Brooklier

Chris covers Oregon basketball for Eugene Daily News. In his Senior year at Oregon, Chris aspires to be one of the top sports journalists of the future. Follow him on Twitter Follow @ChrisBrooklier

Oregon Basketball’s Dana Altman Changing the Formula for Success

Dana Altman

Dana Altman hasn’t coached the Ducks in typical convention. The guru of the transfer has quickly brought the Oregon program into near elite status.

Sweet 16 Birth A Landmark For Oregon, But It’s Not Over

It’s game time! Oregon and Louisville are about to square off in one of the biggest games in Oregon Ducks history. Who ya got!?

Oregon vs Louisville Sweet 16 Preview

Oregon has the ability to play with and beat Louisville, but they must play at their A game by keeping the turnovers down, starting the game strong early and continuing to hit three pointers. With those keys, Oregon will make its way to the Elite 8 and all of the glamour that goes along with it.

No. 12 Oregon Takes Down No. 5 Oklahoma State 68-55 In NCAA Tournament

The Oregon Ducks used an impressive effort on the court to upset five-seeded Oklahoma State on Thursday afternoon by a score of 69-54. Arsalan Kazemi grabbed 17 rebounds while Damyean Dotson led the Ducks with 17 points.

Ducks Selected As A 12 Seed In The NCAA Tournament

Coming off a 26-8 season where they recently won the Pac-12 tournament championship, the Oregon Ducks were selected as a 12 seed in the NCAA tournament. Oregon was selected to the midwest region and will play #14 Oklahoma State Thursday in San Jose, California. The NCAA tournament selection is the Ducks first since 2008, and the first for everyone on Oregon’s roster except Center Tony Woods.

Oregon Hopes To Rebound in Pac-12 Tournament

The Oregon Ducks will have a huge opportunity this weekend in the Pac-12 tournament

Behind a Career Night By Johnathan Loyd, Oregon Defeats Stanford 77-66

Oregon did everything right against Stanford Saturday night, and avenged its worst loss of the season in the process. After a disappointing 48-46 loss to Cal Thursday, Oregon’s balanced scoring and points off turnovers propelled them to a 77-66 victory. The win took away the chance for the Bay Area schools to sweep the Ducks, and payback for its 24 point loss to Stanford earlier in the season.

Cal Takes Down Oregon 48-46, For 11th Straight Win Over UO

Oregon is making a habit of not being able to make shots in late game situations. After going scoreless in last four minutes of its first meeting against Cal, the Ducks once again came up short Thursday against the Golden Bears.

Ducks Come Alive in Second Half To Defeat Utah 73-64

Behind a 19-2 run in the second half, Oregon ended its three game losing streak by defeating the Utah Utes 73-64. Oregon took its first lead midway through the second half 44-43 and didn’t relinquish the lead from then on.

No. 19 Oregon Loses to Colorado 48-47, Breaking 20 Game Home Winning Streak

Oregon dropped its third straight game in a crushing one point loss to the Colorado Buffaloes at home Thursday night.

Oregon Struggling Without PG Artis

Oregon couldn’t keep its perfect season in conference play going. The loss of point guard Dominic Artis to injury proved to be too much.

Oregon Ranked No. 10 In Latest AP Poll For First Time Since 2007 Season

The Oregon men’s basketball team (18-2, 7-0) has risen all the way to No. 10 in the latest AP top 25 poll. Following wins against the Washington schools last week, the Ducks have started 7-0 in conference play for the first time in school history.

#16 Oregon Defeats Washington State 68-61, Led By E.J. Singler

Oregon’s defense was a key factor in the victory. After shooting above 40 percent from the field and over 50 percent from the three-point line (7-11) in the first half, the Ducks shut down the Cougars with stingy defense after halftime.

Oregon A 5 Seed in Latest NCAA Tournament Projections

Ranked 16th in the nation and boasting a 16-2 record, the Oregon men’s basketball team have been projected as a five seed in Joe Lunardi’s latest NCAA tournament Bracketology. The Ducks have been rising recently in Lunardi’s weekly projected rankings. Last week Oregon was projected as a seven seed and they were projected as a ten seed the week before that.

Ducks Move Into First Place in Pac-12 With 68-65 Win Over Arizona State

It was dirty, it was grimy but the Ducks pulled out a close win against the Arizona State Sun Devils 68-65. With the win the Ducks improve to 14-2 on the season, and 3-0 in conference play. Oregon also moved into first place in the Pac-12 Conference standings with their victory over the Sun Devils. While the Ducks were predicted to finish seventh in the Pac-12 preseason poll, center Tony Woods expected to be first in the Pac-12 when conference play started.

Oregon Basketball Attendance Lacking

Despite their 9-1 record and being on the cusp of being ranked in the top 25, Oregon has had low attendance numbers in non-conference play. In the eight home games this season, six games have seen attendances less than 6,000.

At 9-1, Oregon Still Unable to Crack Top 25

At 9-1, the University of Oregon Ducks are atop the ‘others receiving votes’ category for the second straight week, barely missing being ranked in the latest AP poll. Many are surprised they didn’t jump into the polls this week.

Ducks Improve to 7-1 With Sloppy 80-59 Victory

The Ducks men’s basketball team had its sloppiest performance of the season, but used a strong second half performance to beat the Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions at home on Saturday.

In a Game of Runs, Ducks win 95-78 Over UTSA

After going on a 13-0 run midway through the first half, the Oregon Ducks opened the game up and defeated the University of Texas-San Antonio 95-78. The Ducks improved to 6-1 on the season, shooting a season-high 63.3 percent from the field.

Oregon Adds Brazilian Forward Felicio

The Oregon Ducks signed 6’9″, 240 lbs. Brazilian basketball player Cristiano Felicio, their third signee for the 2013 recruiting class. Felicio joins guard A.J. Lapray and forward Jordan Bell as early signees for the Ducks. At 6’9″ Felicio’s athleticism makes him an intriguing signee for the Ducks.

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