Ducks on the Verge of Becoming a Basketball Powerhouse?

Darren Perkins Editorials 32 Comments

247Sports five-star point guard Dior Johnson committed to the Ducks on Tuesday. He is the No. 3 prospect and No. 1 point guard for the class of 2022. He is considered a sure-fire, one-and-done future NBA lottery pick. Think of what Jalen Suggs did for Gonzaga this past season, and Johnson might be even better. Over the past decade, head …

Dana Altman: Roster Construction Extraordinaire

Ryan Robertson Editorials 57 Comments

He’s done it again. Dana Altman has rebuilt the Oregon Ducks Basketball roster from the ground up once again. The Ducks are 4-1 after yet another road win against the hapless Huskies in Seattle. Their only loss, coming on a short notice game against Missouri, looks solid as the Tigers sit at 5-0 after beating sixth-ranked Illinois. Oregon lost program legend Payton …

Dana Altman’s Latest Motley Crew Looks Promising

Darren Perkins Editorials 40 Comments

(Update added late last night: Oregon didn’t look overly impressive in a laboring win against a badly-overmatched Eastern Washington last night. But, this is what Oregon basketball is — a continually evolving process that ultimately always ends in success. See you in March!) +++++ Another year and another “Who the heck are these guys?” for Oregon basketball. As I took …

Oregon Basketball Scores Recruits

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Coach Dana Altman filled a big piece of the Ducks’ roster on Saturday. Eric Williams Jr., a 6’6″ shooting guard/wing is transferring immediately to Oregon from Duquesne. The left-handed Williams averaged 14 points and over seven rebounds per game for the Dukes. A Michigan native, he once scored 50 in a high school game and led his team to the state …