Dana Altman

Oregon’s defense dominates in 65-40 win over Washington


As the game clock wound down, Washington looked desperate to grab a basket. They had scored only 38 points. The Ducks defense had shut them down. One game after Stanford handed Oregon head coach Dana Altman his biggest loss as the Ducks’ head coach, Oregon’s defense held Washington to 28 ...
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Ducks Basketball Falling Short of Expectations But Potential Still There


The expectations and excitement around the Oregon basketball team coming into the season was a welcome reprieve from the disaster of a football season that unfolded this fall. Many media experts picked Oregon to make a Final Four run and...

Oregon BB Coach Dana Altman: “We have a tremendous amount of work to do.”


When Dana Altman told reporters that, “Trouble is eight days from today. We have to go down to Baylor and play a game.” After a 35-point victory in the team’s final exhibition, it was as if he could see into the...

Dana Altman – The Right Stuff for Ducks Basketball


A two-and-a-half mile walk from the legendary loudness of Autzen Stadium will bring you to Matthew Knight Arena: a $200-million office for a $2-million-a-year coach. In a few weeks, Altman will be entering his 27th season as a college basketball head coach...

Oregon Duck Basketball Is Ready for ‘Final Four’ Flight


Dreary days have come to Eugene. The glowing, summer sun that represents the hype and hope that Oregon Duck football brings, is gone. For all intents and purposes the season is done, despite the fact that there are seven games...

A Surprising Prediction for Oregon’s Biggest Basketball Game?


I don’t know which surprised me more, the video predictions by Campus Insiders of St. Joe’s over Oregon or their most recent prediction of the Elite Eight game, which match the Ducks versus the Oklahoma Sooners? Is this Oregon men’s...

Dillon Brooks: “You gotta be ALL in”


Something a sportscaster stated in one of the Sweet 16 pre-game shows really resonated with me, when he offered that, “Every time I watched Oregon this season – they were a little better.” Amen, as the improvement (a classic Dana...

Ducks Pull off Rare Double-Basketball Championship (Video Highlights!)


I do not believe anyone who said they saw that Oregon’s 88-57 dismantling of Utah coming in advance. Most of us were concerned about the opposite, as it is very hard to beat a team for a third time, especially when...

Insane Win, Insane Video and Insane Bill Walton Quotes


Oregon’s win over the Arizona Wildcats in the Pac-12 Tournament (95-89) brought together a collection of extremes as examples of the human experience. We saw dazzling heights (offensive explosion before halftime), unknown skills summoned from within (unbelievable defense in the first half), boneheaded...

Love It! Ducks Beat Huskies in Pac-12 Tourney (Video Highlights)


I am a classic ugly fan who loves-to-hate a regional rival. I can barely even say husky, without wanting to turn and spit and have even written about my irrational hatred of the University of Washington. A great day is...

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