Talent Flocks To Oregon: Big Time Commit, Big Time Visits

Bob Rickert Editorials 5 Comments

Miles Norris may be the most polished big man to ever step on Oregon’s campus when he arrives in the summer of 2018. Brian Bowen is a 5-star McDonald’s All-American who would be the highest rated player Oregon’s ever signed. Cameron Johnson is a transfer from Pitt who is the second rated graduate transfer this year behind Oregon’s other transfer …

While Oregon Football Tailspins, Three Ducks Basketball Games To Anticipate

Kellen Garrett Editorials 5 Comments

For those expecting an epic border clash, there was disappointment. For those that were hoping to see a resurgence to save the season, there was despair. For those that predicted a win, there was embarrassment. If you watched looking for discipline and effort, I imagine you turned the channel. On top of that, there was plenty of celebrating in Oregon …

Take It in Stride: Why It’s OK the Ducks Lost

Caleb Couturie FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 20 Comments

Look, for starters, there are hundreds of reasons why it’s OK Oregon lost. There are the “excuse-y” reasons, like how the team was on the road against one of the toughest defenses in the nation — starting a QB who’s been with the offense for roughly a month now. There are the obvious reasons why it’s OK, like how Oregon lost …

A Tale of Two Games…and Two Offensive Lines

Levi Steier Analysis 6 Comments

Charles Dickens famous opening to A Tale of Two Cities perfectly captures Oregon football and illustrates the vast range of emotions that its fans have endured in the last five years. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, …

Oregon Ducks’ March Madness Chances: What Do You Think?

Caleb Couturie FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Although ESPN has gained a reputation of being the “TMZ of Sports,” it still puts out valuable information. For example, NCAA Basketball analyst Joe Lunardi updates a bracket with his relatively accurate current standings for March Madness. As of today, Lunardi has your Oregon Ducks (20-8) as the 11th seed in the Western division of the bracket. The Ducks’ record, although better than some of …

Oregon Comes Out Victorious in its Last Home Game

Omar Garibay FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Dillon Brooks scored 19 points and pulled down eight rebounds, Joseph Young added 14 points, and Elgin Cook put up 12 points of his own to help the Oregon Ducks come out on top in a 69-58 victory over the No. 9 Utah Utes on Sunday afternoon. The Ducks (20-8, 10-5 Pac-12) came into Sunday’s game fighting for their NCAA …

Dana Altman’s Influence

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With about a month left in Pac-12 play for the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team, Dana Altman and the men in green and yellow understand that they must continue to win games in order to keep their NCAA Tournament hopes alive. The Ducks walked away from Tempe, Arizona last Friday night victorious, and although it was gutsy, a victory is …

Ducks Fight Hard, But Not Enough To Win

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The highest scoring offense in Pac-12 basketball was stifled as the No. 7 Arizona Wildcats defeated the Oregon Ducks 80-62 at Matthew Knight Arena on Thursday night. Sean Miller and the Wildcats have been at the top of the Pac-12 conference the last few years, and they’re poised to make another deep run in the tournament this March. Despite Arizona’s …

Ducks Open Pac-12 Play With a Hustling Victory Over the Beavers

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The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team kicked off the 2015 Pac-12 season with a 71-59 victory over the Oregon State Beavers at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday night. The long-time basketball rivalry between the Ducks and the Beavers, which traces its origins back to 1903, is one of the most storied match-ups in college basketball. Saturday night marked the 343rd time …

How The Mighty Have Fallen: SEC, Pac-12 and Ranked Bowl Games Review

Caleb Couturie FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 5 Comments

Oh how the mighty have fallen. West Coast football fans have been saying it for years, but finally the SEC took an undeniable turn and it wasn’t in an upward direction. The storied “powerhouse” conference saw it’s least successful bowl season in years among ranked teams, of which it led the nation with seven. When the final bowl game with a …

Larry Scott: Pac-12, Oregon Soaring

Jordan Ingram FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

The 2014 Pac-12 Championship game was and will be the only major conference championship that featured two top 10 teams. After a slow start for the Ducks at Levi’s Stadium, the title bout eventually turned into a rout of Arizona, 51-13. The No. 2 team in the nation shined last night, all but securing a spot in the first College Football …

Oregon’s Fabulous Freshmen Crush Arizona

Mark Saltveit FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

The PAC-12 Championship between Oregon and Arizona was a battle of the babies, with both teams led by talented freshmen. Friday, the Ducklings crushed the Wildkittens, which is a great sign for Oregon’s future. Arizona’s Anu Solomon (287 yards passing) and Nick Wilson (3 TDs, 92 yards on the ground) killed Oregon in the Wildcats’ upset victory last October. Friday, …