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The Tall Firs, The Kamikaze Kids and Beyond: Oregon Basketball

There is a rich history behind the basketball program at the University of Oregon, one that is often overlooked in the wake of the recent successes of the football program. Throughout the 100-plus years that basketball has been played at Oregon, some great players and coaches have passed through the program. 1902 brought the first season of basketball to University of …

Horrible Situation Turns into an Incredible Outcome

  A few weeks ago the University of Oregon basketball team took a huge hit, as it lost three vital pieces to the future of the program due to some unacceptable actions that have been covered in depth. The entire nation heard of the situation, and surely an untrue stigma has been placed upon the university. Coach Dana Altman has expressed …

Note from a Wounded Duck – an Open Letter to Rob Mullens

Dear Rob, Let me be clear. I am a Ducks fan. Have been since I was a three-year-old in Salem, holding a basketball almost as big as I was.  Have been since I played tennis and football for the South Eugene Fighting Axemen, the latter at venerable old Civic Stadium, within spitting distance of the new roundball palace that is …

Dana Altman Speaks on Rape Allegations

Following Friday morning’s press conference with University of Oregon administrators, head men’s basketball coach Dana Altman met with the media to discuss the rape allegations surrounding Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin. Dotson, Artis and Austin have all been kicked off the team and will not be back next season. Athletic Director Rob Mullens … Continue reading »

Oregon Ducks Basketball Program Surrounded By Allegations of Rape Involving Three Players

Oregon plays Arizona in the final regular season game of 2014 at Matthew Knight Arena// KPNWSports

The Oregon Basketball Program has suspended three players amid allegations of rape involving three players. A program that was built on players on-court success now seems blemished with character issues.

Oregon men’s basketball lands first recruit of 2015 class with four-star point guard Kendall Small

Dana Altman reeled in his first recruit of the 2015 class on Tuesday. Kendall Small, a four-star point guard from Mayfair High School in Lakewood, California announced via his personal Twitter account that he is committing to Oregon. The commitment comes on Small’s 17th birthday. I would like to officially announce that im verbally committing to […] Continue reading

Take a knee: Johnathan Loyd adresses the media for the first time since becoming member of Oregon football

Johnathan Loyd addressed the media Wednesday afternoon for the first time since it was announced that he was participating in Oregon spring football as a wide receiver. Loyd, the winningest player in Oregon men’s basketball history, is permitted by the NCAA for a fifth year of eligibility in a different sport. He discussed the reasons behind […] Continue reading

Oregon Ducks Basketball: Ben Carter Among Two Leaving via Transfer

Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman speaks to the media after team makes 2014 NCAA Tournament//KPNWSports

Sophomore Ben Carter and Freshman A.J. Lapray will transfer from the University of Oregon. Lapray has announced his will go to Pepperdine and Carter will likely head back to his hometown of Las Vegas to play for UNLV next season.

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

This Season’s Over, but Here’s Three Reasons to Be Excited About The Next One

With the 2013-14 Oregon men’s basketball season concluding on Saturday evening, there are two ways that the scope of the season could be viewed. One approach is to hang one’s head at the missed opportunity; disappointed at seeing a second consecutive Sweet 16 appearance (which would have been a first in the program’s history) slip away following the evaporation of …

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