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The Oregon Ducks: A Cinderella Story

I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t think the men’s basketball team had a chance of doing well this season. With the loss of three great players and the team being dominated by young freshmen, the odds were certainly stacked…

Ducks Dancing as No. 8

The Ducks are dancing in Los Angeles, and Oregon fans will get a chance to see their team participate in the NCAA tournament for the third year straight. Aside from making school history by earning a third straight bid to the…

Ducks Could Stay Local for NCAA Tournament

Lots can change quickly in college basketball, but with the Ducks’ latest win streak, they have a legitimate shot to play their first NCAA Tournament game in Portland — a de-facto home game for Oregon. In the his latest Bracketology, Joe…

A Duck Hunt for Recognition

The Ducks basketball team was not expected to do much in the Pac-12 against powerhouses such as UCLA, Arizona and Utah, but the young team has managed to keep itself in the hunt for a spot in the NCAA tournament….

Oregon is Not Just a Football School

Yes, Oregon is known as a football school: the longest string of double-digit winning seasons in I-A, a logo everybody recognizes, incredible facilities …and in our corner as a major donor we even have Nike CEO Phil Knight, more commonly…

Former Oregon men’s basketball assistant Brian Fish officially named Montana State’s 22nd head coach

On Monday, it was reported that Oregon assistant men’s basketball coach Brian Fish would be named head coach of the Montana State University men’s hoops program. The announcement became official Tuesday afternoon and Fish was named as the 22nd head coach in Bobcats history. “I’m overwhelmed with emotion,” Fish said in a Montana State press conference […] Continue reading

Ducks Season Ends with Loss to Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Wisc — Despite leading Wisconsin 49-37 at halftime, Oregon could not hold on to it’s momentum in the second half, and fell 85-77 to the Badgers, ending the Ducks season. Joseph Young had a game high 29 points for the seventh-seed Ducks, who failed to reach their second straight Sweet 16. Frank Kaminsky led … Continue reading »

Oregon men’s basketball: Joseph Young named to all-Pac-12 tournament team

Oregon junior guard Joseph Young was named to the all-tournament team following the conclusion of the Pac-12 tournament on Saturday. Young averaged 24 points per game and shot 62.1 percent from the floor in Oregon’s two games against Oregon State and UCLA, leading the Ducks in scoring on both occasions. Young’s 29 points against the […] Continue reading

Theo Friedman — Freshman Walk-On — A Guard’s Guard

Relentless persistence and determination are qualities that set great athletes apart from the simply good.  These qualities are also critically important to an athlete that isn’t offered a scholarship.  No scholarship means a player is not guaranteed a spot on the team, but rather just a chance to try out for a “walk-on” position, and on their own dime at …

Former Duck Fred Jones to be inducted into Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Hall of Honor

Former Oregon standout Fred Jones will be inducted into the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Hall of Honor. Jones was the captain of the Ducks team that won the 2010 Pac-10 championship and advanced to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament. Jones is remembered fondly for his flashy dunks during his time at Oregon and he’s tied […] Continue reading

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