Tagged: Dana Altman

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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...

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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...

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Insane Win, Insane Video and Insane Bill Walton Quotes

Oregon’s win over the Arizona Wildcats in the Pac-12 Tournament (95-89) brought together a collection of extremes as examples of the human experience. We saw dazzling heights (offensive explosion before halftime), unknown skills summoned from within (unbelievable defense in the first half), boneheaded...

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Bill Walton: “A Staggering Win”

I cannot believe what I just saw from our beloved Ducks! They beat Arizona by eight (83-75) in Tucson in front of 14,000 screaming Wildcat fans, when the last 49 teams coming to McKale Center could not! I’m shaking my head and...

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The Pac-12 as Never Before?

All right….you know I cannot stay away from a keyboard too long, as Mr. FishDuck has to share what is rattling around in his head. This break I’ve been taking has been wonderful due to the absence of frustration that...

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Ducks Face Tough Test at Boise Saturday

Just looking at their current win-loss records, one would think the  No. 24-ranked Oregon Ducks (7-1) should not have too big a problem taking on the unranked Boise State Broncos (6-4) Saturday in Boise (5 p.m. on CBS Sports Network). Taking a...

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Small Plays Big Role in Ducks’ Latest Victory

Sam Felton, Sports Reporter for FishDuck.com, writes from Matt Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon. The Ducks continued their unbeaten streak as they defeated the visiting Savannah State Tigers by a score of 77-59. Coach Dana Altman’s team moves to 3-0...

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No. 25 Ducks Outlast No. 20 Bears

The Baylor Bears, ranked 20th in the nation made the trip from Waco, Texas, to Matthew Knight Arena for a matchup with the 25th-ranked Oregon Ducks Monday night. As one of the marquee matchups as a part of ESPN’s 24-hour college basketball marathon, it was a rare...