Holy Toledo! Ducks Edge Out Rockets 78-68

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Eugene, Ore. – From Media Row at Matt Knight Arena, Dean Davis, Basketball Correspondent for FishDuck.com reporting.  Rainy Friday night, what’s a better way to spend your evening than watching your Duck basketball squad? The Ducks have been improving little by little over the past couple of games, but this game definitely was their most difficult match up since the beginning …

The Ice Breaker: Who Are Your Ducks? (Speedsters Edition)

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Last time we met, we discussed how important it would be for the Ducks to have energetic big men in order for this to be a successful season. But, how can those big guys even have a chance of executing offensively — or getting back defensively — if the guards aren’t living up to their promising potential? This week we …

The Ice-Breaker: Who Are Your Ducks? (Big Boys Edition)

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A lot has changed over the offseason for the Oregon Ducks Basketball team, but the biggest change that occurred is the brand spanking new roster! Let’s be honest, without knowing our roster inside and out, we’re never going to be able to analyze ANYTHING about the team throughout the season. This will be a two-part segment on the Oregon roster. …

A Quick Quack Win: Oregon Beats Northwest Christian University

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Eugene, Ore. – From Media Row at Matt Knight Arena, Dean Davis, Basketball Correspondent for FishDuck.com reporting. Oh baby does it feel good to be back! Oregon picked up right where they left off last season with a dominating exhibition win against their in-town “rivals,” Northwest Christian University. It’s clear that Dana Altman’s philosophies have stayed consistent with the team, …

A Letter to the Assumers Out There: Assumptions Lead to Misconceptions

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As a student who has been here for four years coming up on his fifth, you wouldn’t believe the amount of horrible rumors and nonsense that I’ve heard — not just about the football players that we value so highly on the field, but any other student-athlete who walks around this campus. Let me give you a little background before …

If You Build It, They Will Come … Right?

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The Oregon Ducks’ success in recent years came at such a fast pace, that it hit Duck fans maybe too rapidly and just as hard. Their program went from zero to hero as fast as you can say, “We should have been in every National Championship since 2010 but let it slip in the most painful way to watch.” It …

Horrible Situation Turns into an Incredible Outcome

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  A few weeks ago the University of Oregon basketball team took a huge hit, as it lost three vital pieces to the future of the program due to some unacceptable actions that have been covered in depth. The entire nation heard of the situation, and surely an untrue stigma has been placed upon the university. Coach Dana Altman has expressed …

When Will the Madness Ever End?

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2008 … That was the last time the Ducks were looked at as a legitimate contender in the NCAA Big Dance.  Oregon was knocked out in the first round by an average Mississippi State team that ended up being taken out in the next round.  Before that, the Ducks had a little run in the tournament throughout the 2002-2003 seasons. …

Ya Gotta Have Heart — Ducks Dancing in March?

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EUGENE, OR. – You could tell there was a different feel in Matthew Knight Arena even before the game tipped off on Saturday afternoon.  Maybe it was because the entire arena was filled up for the first time in who knows how long, maybe it was because the Ducks’ seniors had one last chance to show off their skills at …

Hungry Ducks, Tasty Win

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EUGENE, OR. – What a season it has been for our Oregon Ducks.  Up, down, and all around; it’s been difficult to determine what to think of the team.  Recently, the Ducks have taken the initiative in becoming more consistent as they’ve racked multiple wins, making one final push towards the NCAA Tournament. On Tuesday night, Oregon battled away against the talented …

Moser’s Recent Dominance Continues, Ducks Take Care of Business

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LOS ANGELES, CA. – After an incredible double-OT win against UCLA on Thursday, the Ducks had little time to prepare for the Bruins’ cross-town rival USC on Saturday afternoon.  Earlier this season the Ducks defeated the Trojans, 78-66, and this time it wasn’t much different. Both teams started off making shot for shot – literally – as both teams finished shooting 46.2% …