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Breaking Down the 2015 Starting Five

The 2014-15 Duck basketball team surprised everyone (me included) with its round of 32 tournament run this past season. The Ducks overcame substantial adversity after losing key starters and role players from the 2013-14 season in Jonathan Lloyd, Mike Moser,…

Two Years and Three Cheers for Mighty Joe Young

“Here we go. Five seconds left in regulation. Young with three. Young FOR three. GOT IT!”- Dave Pasch, ESPN Announcer. A truly amazing play. The final few seconds leading up to Joseph Young’s buzzer beater against Utah to advance Oregon…

What An Amazing Run

Incredible. That’s the only word that describes the 2014-15 Ducks’ basketball season. I’ve never seen a team projected to be one of the worst in its conference play at such a high level during league play, and then at an…

Web Extra: UO Falls in NCAA Tournament

OMAHA, Neb.–Exactly a year to the day, No. 8 Oregon faced off against No. 1 Wisconsin in the Round of 32 in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. While the Ducks kept it close to the very end, they couldn’t pull out the win at CenturyLink Center as they fell 72-65.

Ducks Play Their Game to Outlast Cowboys

I wrote this past Thursday that Oklahoma State would be a tough matchup for the men of Oregon in the NCAA Tournament round of sixty-four. The Ducks would need to play the game at their pace, limit turnovers, and limit…

Rematch at The Big Dance: Wisconsin Scouting Report

Mighty Joe Young and the Oregon Ducks squeezed past Oklahoma State with a 79 – 73 victory. Next up is a team that the Ducks should be very familiar with, Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers. For those Duck fans…

NCAA Tournament: Oregon Ducks Young Nets 27 in Win Over Oklahoma State

Oregon faced Oklahoma State in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday and from the beginning the Cowboys would not make it easy for Dana Altman and the Ducks. The game saw streaking point runs by both teams including a nine point run by Okla… Continue reading

Do Not Sleep on the Men From Stillwater

On paper, eighth-seeded Oregon’s first-round NCAA Tournament matchup with ninth-seeded Oklahoma State appears to be a one-sided affair favoring the Ducks. Per ESPN.com, the Cowboys are 178th in the nation in points per game, and 145th in field goal percentage….

Sports Illustrated: Joseph Young Named Among Most Reliable for 2015 NCAA Tournament

The 2015 NCAA Tournament begins Tuesday night with the First Four and Sports Illustrated listed the top twenty most reliable players to watch in the Tournament. To no surprise, one Oregon Ducks player made the list. After being instrumental in the Oreg… Continue reading

These Young Ducks are Ready to Dance

The Ducks are going dancing as the No. 8 seed in the Western Regional and are facing a familiar foe in Oklahoma State, who they triumphed over in the first round of the 2013 tournament only to fall to Wisconsin in…

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