Ducks Ride Some Cowboys In Big Win

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Can you believe it? The Oregon Ducks, the team that was projected to be one of the worst in the Pac-12 Conference this year, just played a game in the Big Dance. That alone is an accomplishment by itself! But, knowing Coach Dana Altman, we knew that just being there wasn’t enough for this hungry squad. The Ducks took on …

Ducks Could Stay Local for NCAA Tournament

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Lots can change quickly in college basketball, but with the Ducks’ latest win streak, they have a legitimate shot to play their first NCAA Tournament game in Portland — a de-facto home game for Oregon. In the his latest Bracketology, Joe Lunardi actually projects the Ducks to play in Seattle as a No. 10 seed vs No. 7 Michigan State (a …

Dana Altman: Crafting a Team

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The rumors of Dana Altman’s position on the coaching hot seat may be premature. After the Ducks’ demolition of Coppin State Friday night, it appears that Altman has yet again cobbled together a good team out of returning players, transfers and freshmen. Upperclassmen Joseph Young and Elgin Cook anchor the team. Both are NBA prospects and are very, very good. …

Catching up with Arik Armstead

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  Sports reporter and FishDuck.com writer, Caleb Couturie, had the opportunity to catch up with Arik Armstead at the Hatfield-Dowling Complex. Over the past few seasons, the Ducks and the Cardinal have formed quite an epic rivalry. This week, Oregon arguably faces one of their toughest opponents this season in Stanford; however, the Ducks had a long week to prepare …

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 …

Duckling Profile: Jason Calliste. . .Sudden Impact

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Craig Strobeck The Oregon Ducks are riding high following a 28 point win against UC Irvine and advancing their record to 10-0.  Three games away from the start of conference play, Oregon and Arizona are the only Pac-12 teams still undefeated.  How have they been so successful to start the season following the loss of three strong seniors from last …