Oregon Conference Update: Pivotal Month on the Track, and in the Fields

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Oregon’s spring sports are moving at a tremendous pace as we head into the final month of regular season games on the diamond and a speedy stretch of 11 events for Outdoor track and field. It is still an early season for Oregon’s track and field teams, but the expectations are high after sweeping the 2013 Indoor Championships.  These early …

Oregon Baseball: Keys to Winning the Washington Series

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Anytime you go on the road in the highly competitive Pac-12, it is essential to bring your A-game.  Oregon’s (19-8, 6-3 Pac-12) baseball team won it’s first six non-conference road games of the season with series sweeps over Hawaii and Loyola Marymount, but they have recently dropped three of their last five games away, including two conference losses to Stanford. …

Oregon Conference Update: The Ducks Have Sprung into Spring

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The weather in Eugene has been remarkably pristine for this early in the spring and the Oregon Ducks are taking full advantage of its presence.  It seems these blue skies have provided the Ducks with just the right amount of vitamin D to succeed. It has sparked momentum in both the baseball and softball teams, who sit in the top-10 of their respective …

Oregon Men’s BB: Is There Still Enough Time to Make the Dance?

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With just one month away from Selection Sunday on March 16, experts around the country are buzzing with predictions over which 68 teams will fill the brackets for the NCAA tournament.  The Oregon Ducks (16-8, 4-8 Pac-12) have just six games and a conference tournament to boost their computer ranking in order to gain an at-large bid to participate in …

Oregon Men’s Basketball: Where Do We Go From Here?

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In November, the Oregon Ducks (15-8, 3-8 Pac-12) seemed to be a prime contender for a deep run into March Madness, winning its first 13 games and reaching the No. 10 ranking in the AP Poll.  That incredible start now seems miles away since they reached conference play, as the Ducks are 10th in the Pac-12 standings, and they have only seven …

Oregon’s Conference and Post-Season Update: Dark Horse Mentality

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Oregon (14-5, 2-5 Pac-12) desperately needed a win Sunday after losing five straight games, and they delivered big with a 71-44 win over the Washington State Cougars.  This five-game skid now has the Ducks playing a game of catch up in the Pac-12 standings at six games back, out of the AP top-25 and unseen in many NCAA Tournament projections. …

Oregon’s Conference and Post-Season Update: A World Turned Inside Out

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The woes on the hardwood continued for Oregon this past Sunday, as they dropped their fourth straight conference game to Oregon State.  After mirroring the best start in school history with 13 consecutive victories, what looked to be a promising season has quickly turned into a nightmare of disarray for the Ducks. Coming into Sunday’s game, an improvement on the defensive …

Conference Update: Oregon Falls Again, but Are Still Not Finished

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The Oregon Ducks  have dropped three straight games after beginning the season 13-0 and find themselves 2.5 games back in the Pac-12 standings in this young ’13-’14 campaign.  Following the 82-80 loss to Stanford on Sunday, the Ducks have fallen out of the top 25 rankings, but time is on their side as they look to recoup and get back into …

Conference Update: It’s a Rough Life on the Road in the Pac-12

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Life on the road in the Pac-12 is not so easy.  Especially when you’re up against a top-20 team, who happens to be unbeaten in 11 home games so far this season. This past Sunday the No. 15 Colorado Buffaloes handed No. 17 Oregon its first loss of the season for their 13th win of the season with help of a …

Pac-12 Conference Update: A Tough Journey Begins for Undefeated Ducks

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The Oregon Ducks have moved into the top 10 of the AP poll and have emerged from nonconference play undefeated for the first time since the ’06-’07 season.  With quality wins against other top conference opponents in that span, the Ducks are now conditioned and ready to start the rigorous conference play of the Pac-12. First things first, Oregon begins …