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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

Duckling Profile: There’s No “I” in Carter

Many athletes and sports fanatics have heard the phrase, “There is no ‘I’ in team.” For Ben Carter, he not only embodies this idea, but also practices it.  He makes himself available to play many positions on the court, not just one.  That versatility is evident in that he is more than capable of defending a power forward, while also …

Mike Moser May Not Be Selected in the NBA Draft

Mike Moser putting up some defense
Photo - Dave Peaks

Mike Moser must improve if he wants to be selected in the NBA Draft.

Colorado Gives Ducks Hoops Their First Loss

Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post

The Oregon Ducks just couldn’t hang with the Buffaloes in the high elevation of Boulder, Colo.

Duckling Profile: Arik Armstead – A Force on the Field and on the Floor

Not every high school athlete makes it in college sports, especially at the D-1 level.  Success at this level requires diligence, athleticism and commitment much greater than even the most demanding high school programs.  It’s a rare athlete who can star at even one college sport, but Arik Armstead has his eyes set on two. Armstead, a 2012 graduate of …

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