Tagged: Pac-12 Basketball

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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....

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Jordan Bell is Oregon’s Sultan of Swat

The Ducks‘ 75-67 victory over USC at Matt Knight Arena was a special night for two of Oregon’s most charismatic and effective players. Senior Joseph Young scored 19 points, becoming the 33rd Duck in Oregon basketball history to reach 1,000 career points. Jordan Bell, Oregon’s...

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Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Conference Update

A few weeks into the always fun Pac-12 play, the league is shaking itself out like I thought. Arizona would succeed, Arizona State wouldn’t, and Oregon was a complete mystery. Each Pac-12 team brims with talent, regardless of ranking. The ephemeral beauty of the game itself warrants a look into the...

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Altman Deserves Some Love

The Ducks could have folded, could have checked out, given up and quit.  One month ago they were spiraling out of control, looking lost (at times) on the court and appeared to be out of the equation for an NCAA...

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Let the Games Begin!

Oregon football pummeled Texas in the Alamo Bowl last week.  Oregon baseball is No. 6 in preseason rankings.  And while that’s all good and fun, this, ladies and gentlemen, is basketball season.  So how exactly is the Duck basketball team...

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Duck Basketball — Where’s the Love?

Oregon leads the nation in Scoring and comes in at No. 7 in Field Goal Efficiency – but where’s the love?  Granted, some of the other stats rankings aren’t as special: assists, No. 24 (which is certainly solid but not elite) and rebounding, No....

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Ducks Snatch Victory From the Jaws of a Cougar

The 13th-ranked Oregon Ducks defeated an upset-minded BYU team, 100-96 in OT, to improve to 11-0 on the season. In a matchup of two of the top offensive teams in the nation, many had expected the kind of fireworks the two teams provided in the overtime thriller. And...