Oregon Basketball Analysis: These Screens Will Set You Free

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(FishDuck Note: Analysis is the theme of this site, thus we introduce Oregon Basketball Analysis by Lawrence Hastings.  We will be alternating football and basketball analysis every other week through the rest of the Duck Men’s Basketball season.  This week’s article does not have GIFs, but we will have them for you next time.  Charles) The Oregon men’s basketball team …

Let the Games Begin!

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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 performing?  Well, they are 13-0 and top-10 in the AP Top 25 — an incredible start to a season by …

Fool ’em Once

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Fool the Ducks once, shame on you.  Several teams ‘gave their all’ in an attempt to upset the mighty Oregon Duck basketball team, but none came closer than the tenacious BYU Cougars this past weekend.  In fact, in 38 minutes of gameplay, they prevailed.  The Ducks got their game together at just the right time, though, and managed to force overtime …

Johnathan Loyd: The Unsung Hero

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Kevin Cline This is the story of an unsung hero, that man who consistently delivers brilliance, but receives little recognition.  In sports this may be the sixth man, the kicker, or even the designated hitter.  On the Oregon men’s basketball team, this man is the point guard. With star Dominic Artis still on suspension, Johnathan Loyd has led the team to a great start …

The Hunger Games: Oregon Transfers Play to Win

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Steve Francis When it comes to college basketball, most fans focus on star power and the celebrity of a team.  Several NBA franchises are even suspected of “tanking” their seasons to increase their chances of drafting incoming stars who have only played a small handful of college-level games.  Every year, sports analysts and wannabe sports analysts (ahem, my friends) gather around the television set or radio to … Continue reading