Oregon Basketball

Ducks Basketball Falling Short of Expectations But Potential Still There

The expectations and excitement around the Oregon basketball team coming into the season was a welcome reprieve from the disaster of a football season that unfolded this fall. Many media experts picked Oregon to make a Final Four run and...

Oregon BB Coach Dana Altman: “We have a tremendous amount of work to do.”

When Dana Altman told reporters that, “Trouble is eight days from today. We have to go down to Baylor and play a game.” After a 35-point victory in the team’s final exhibition, it was as if he could see into the...

Duck Basketball Starts Fast – 5 Thoughts

Tonight the most anticipated Oregon Ducks basketball season in recent memory will begin, and the 5th-ranked Oregon Ducks will charge onto the hardwood at Matthew Knight Arena. Their goal in simple terms will be to start the season 1-0, but by...

Preseason Coaches Poll Shows Oregon Ducks Basketball Has Respect

Polls never really mean much. The games still have to be played, and no trophies are given out for poll rankings. That being said, the release of the preseason basketball Coaches Poll signifies that the season is right around the...

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 Surprising Prediction for Oregon’s Biggest Basketball Game?

I don’t know which surprised me more, the video predictions by Campus Insiders of St. Joe’s over Oregon or their most recent prediction of the Elite Eight game, which match the Ducks versus the Oklahoma Sooners? Is this Oregon men’s...

Dillon Brooks: “You gotta be ALL in”

Something a sportscaster stated in one of the Sweet 16 pre-game shows really resonated with me, when he offered that, “Every time I watched Oregon this season – they were a little better.” Amen, as the improvement (a classic Dana...

Bill Walton Predicts an Oregon National Championship

Yes … he really did! In his interview with sportscaster panelists on ESPN First Take Bill Walton was his usual self spouting interesting and at times, outrageous lines while being highly entertaining in the process. They asked him, “Who is going...

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