Oregon Basketball: More Sour Than Sweet

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 10 Comments

For both the Men’s and Women’s basketball teams, this roller coaster of a season came to an end this past weekend, with both teams losing in the Sweet 16. For both of these teams, this season should be considered a resounding success. With so many ups and downs between roster turnover, COVID pauses and injuries, for the Men’s and Women’s …

Franckly, Who Cares if Kepnang is Young?

Ryan Robertson Editorials 24 Comments

Dana Altman is a fantastic basketball coach. He builds great rosters with solid length, has decent game plans in most games, and gets his teams to play hard night-in and night-out. Every coach has their tendencies though, and unfortunately for the Ducks in the Sweet Sixteen, Altman has the tendency to play freshmen less. Of course there are exceptions to …

Oregon Ducks: Come for the Hoops, Stay for the Softball

Jordan Ingram Editorials 7 Comments

How often do you get to watch both the Oregon Ducks Men’s and Women’s basketball teams play in their respective Sweet Sixteen matchups in the NCAA Tournament on a Sunday afternoon? Win or lose, it’s a GREAT day to be a fan of Our Beloved Ducks. For the Men’s team, the No. 7 seed Ducks (21-6) are facing No. 6 …

How Weak Is Pac-12 Basketball?

David Marsh Editorials 21 Comments

Everyone wrote off the Pac-12 in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The highest seed any Pac-12 team was given was Colorado at No. 5. As a result, all five Pac-12 teams were underdogs and the four remaining in the tournament will continue to be underdogs, and that’s absolutely perfect. The Pac-12 is the underdog conference after all; not supposed to …

Oregon Basketball Gameday: Will Long Layoff Hurt the Ducks?

Joshua Whitted Editorials 25 Comments

For just a moment, it seemed like everything was back to normal. Sure, coaches and players on the bench were wearing masks, there was no band or cheerleaders, and the raucous crowd of years past was much less inspiring in limited form. But none of that mattered once the brackets locked and the action got underway. Even though it looked …

Oregon Basketball Bracket Breakdown

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 5 Comments

The time has finally arrived. After two long years, we are back in arguably the most exciting time of the year, the NCAA Tournament. With both the Men’s and Women’s teams looking to make a run, we are in for an exciting couple of weeks watching Our Beloved Ducks. Let’s dive right into the matchups and see how Oregon stacks …

After Rivalry Turbulence, Ducks Prepare to Fly into Madness

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Losing to your in-state rival sucks. Every time. Always. And it was especially disappointing for the Oregon Ducks (20-6, 14-4 Pac-12), who were red-hot and rolling on a six-game win streak to fall flat against a very eager and energized Oregon State Beavers (16-12, 10-10 Pac-12) team in a Pac-12 Tournament semifinal matchup Friday night. It’s hard to hit the …