Bad News, Bears — Ducks 12-0!

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  EUGENE, OREG. – On Sunday, the Ducks were back in action after a short, yet relaxing Christmas break, against the 3-7 Morgan State Bears.  Oregon came into the game with an unblemished 11-0 record, and there was no reason for the Ducks to not continue their hot streak and push their record to 12-0.  Oregon leads the nation in points per game, …

Ducks Leave Anteaters Hungry

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Don Olson EUGENE, OREG.- The 6-5 UC Irvine Anteaters came into Eugene with one of the tallest, if not the tallest, player in college basketball at 7’6” in Mamadou Ndiaye.  Oregon has been struggling on the boards in their previous games, thus UCI felt strong and mighty with their lethal weapon in the paint.  UC Irvine forgot that a team …

Thwack! Fighting Ducks Biff Fighting Illini

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Craig Strobeck PORTLAND, Ore. – The Ducks took on 9-1 Illinois on Saturday night in their home away from home at the Moda Center, Portland, in one hell of a matchup.  With a chance for the Ducks to prove themselves to the whole country on ESPN2, Oregon played their hearts out in a punch-and-counterpunch fight that tested the Ducks in a way …

Ducks put the O in Oregon in OT Win

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From Video OXFORD, Miss.-  Oregon came into Ole Miss on Sunday afternoon with an incredible record of 7-0 (first time since their 2006-07 season) and were looking to capture another win, making them one of only two teams in the PAC-12 still undefeated.  But, with this being the Ducks’ first matchup in history against the Rebels, both teams knew this …

The Green and Yellow Outshine the Green and White

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Craig Strobeck EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon looked to continue its five-game winning streak on Saturday against the North Dakota Bison.  The Ducks had competed their hearts out on Friday with a dominating win against Pacific, which meant that the bench needed to contribute on Saturday to help alleviate the stress and fatigue of the starters. That’s exactly what happened, as Dana Altman … Continue reading

Ducks Scare Away the Tigers

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Craig Strobeck Eugene, OR.-  The undefeated Pacific Tigers matched up on Friday against the Ducks. This contest was Oregon’s first of three battles in the Global Sports Hardwood Challenge.  Hosted in Eugene, the Challenge should test the Ducks’ mental toughness and bench depth, as it will surely be a long weekend for the No. 14 team in the country. The Ducks …

Ducks Dominate Dons

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Steve Francis EUGENE, OR.- The San Francisco Dons came into Matthew Knight Arena averaging 92 points per game on the season.  With such an explosive offense, Oregon coach Dana Altman understood that this matchup would challenge his players’ character and defensive discipline.  Oregon leads the Dons all-time with an overall record of 7-2, with USF’s last win against the Ducks …

Duckling Profile: Joseph Young — Already Elite and Getting Better

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Kevin Cline Oregon men’s basketball has been rolling with a relatively new coach in Dana Altman, a beautiful new basketball arena presented by the gracious Phil Knight and recent success as the 2011 CBI champions and an appearance in the sweet sixteen last year (only losing to the team that ultimately won the tournament).  It was only a matter of …

Where did Puddles come from?

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No matter where you are, whether on campus or at Autzen Stadium, our Duck mascot “Puddles” is sure to be nearby making new friends with Oregon fans.  With his loving personality, the fun qualities he exhibits, and powerful chest from all of the pushups he has to endure throughout the season, our mascot is one of the best in the nation.  …