Tagged: Ernie Kent

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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...

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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 will be honored as Oregon’s Progressive...

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The Rise and Fall of the Kamikaze Kids

Following Oregon’s disastrous 1971-72 season, Dick Harter was finally able to land his first outstanding recruiting class that included guard Ronnie Lee, guard/forward Mark Barwig, forward/center Bruce Coldren, and center Geoff Nelson.  Along with the holdovers from Harter’s 1971-72 team,...

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Ducks Basketball Gets What It Deserves

Beating the fourth-ranked Arizona Wildcats wasn’t the only major feat for the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team this week.  The Associated Press released its weekly basketball rankings yesterday and the Ducks are ranked #21 after a 14-2 start.  After impressive...

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Dana Altman VS Ernie Kent

Many people around Oregon are excited about 3rd year coach Dana Altman. Hopeful that he will be able to take the Ducks to the next level. This got me thinking about the contrast between Dana Altman and Ernie Kent, so...