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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...

A Conversation With Kamikaze Kid Stu Jackson


Stu Jackson was a member of the famous 1970s Ducks basketball team coined the  “Kamikaze Kids” under head coach Dick Harter. Known for their aggressive, energetic play, the Kamikaze Kids became the foundation of “the Pit” and the crazy atmosphere in...

A Salute to Dana Altman and a Record Breaking Run


The University of Oregon men’s basketball team has won 20 games in five straight seasons for the first time in the 110-year history of Ducks basketball. Oregon has had a significant run the past half decade, and there is no one more...

The Mighty Ducks Are Flying High


Don’t look now, but the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team is 17-7 (7-4 Pac-12) and currently in third place in the Pac-12 standings. Wait, what? Did you just read that correctly? Yes. As a matter of fact you did. Coming...

Ducks Come Out Victorious In a Nail Biter


The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team returned to Matthew Knight Arena to square off against the Washington Huskies on Wednesday evening, and came out victorious with a thrilling 78-74 triumph. The Huskies (14-8, 3-7 Pac-12) entered the night on a...

Ernie Kent’s Redemption


Let it be said, that Ernie Kent can coach. After a shaky start, his Washington State Cougars have defeated Washington, California and now Oregon to move into third place in the Pac-12 Conference just a half game behind second place...

Former Ducks Coach Kent and Washington State Drop Oregon in Pullman


The Oregon Ducks played their first true road test of the season on Thursday night against Washington State and a familiar foe, their former coach. No one expected the shootout that turned out to be the highest scoring game in the history of the series... Continue reading →

Oregon Salutes Greg Ballard, Kamikaze Kids


Greg Ballard, small forward for the mid-1970’s Oregon basketball squad dubbed by journalists as the “Kamikaze Kids,” was among the most talented basketball players to ever grace the hardwoods of McArthur Court. Today, Ballard...

Former Oregon men’s basketball player and coach Ernie Kent hired as Washington State head coach


Washington State hired Ernie Kent to be the new men’s basketball coach on Monday. Kent, a former Oregon player and coach, will replace Ken Bone, who was fired on March 18. “Somebody like Ernie that would have a passion for Washington State like he did for the University of Oregon would be someone I’d be […] Continue reading →

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.

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