Seniors Rally Ducks Past Beavers, Reclaim Pac-12 Lead

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After freshman Dominic Artis bounced in a three-pointer to break a 52-52 tie with 11:31 left in Thursday’s Civil War at Matthew Knight Arena, Oregon’s four seniors scored 29 of the final 30 points of the game as the Ducks roared past Oregon State, 85-75, and reclaimed sole possession of first place in the Pac-12 race with two games remaining. …

Cougars Give Singler Big Gift and the Ducks Escape Palouse with 79-77 OT Win

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Behind by three points and the clock winding down in overtime, WSU’s Royce Woolridge wanted the ball. As he dribbled toward the 3-point line from half court, the sophomore guard fired up his 36th point of the night on a long three with under 10 seconds remaining that tied No. 23 Oregon, 77-77. The Ducks didn’t hesitate and moved quickly …

Alone in First After Sweeping UW: Sweetness in Seattle

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SEATTLE – When Oregon’s E.J. Singler hit a fade-away, falling out of bounds three-pointer to complete a quick 7-0 run to open the game Wednesday night at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, the Ducks sent a strong message to the Washington players and the Seattle crowd. Oregon was back — back to playing the kind of basketball that has pretty much been …

Kazemi’s Halftime Outburst Fuels Duck Comeback

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Mired in a three-game losing skid that included relinquishing late leads in their last two losses, No. 19 Oregon gave up a 13-4 run to Utah to end the first half in Saturday’s conference tilt, and trailed the last-place Utes 30-22 after the first 20 minutes. To most of the frustrated 9,014 in attendance, it felt like witnessing a total …

PAC-12 Basketball: Simply Ducky

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It is good to be a Duck right now!  The University of Oregon football program has been in the Top 10 for a few years now, and because of that people all over the country think of football when they think of Oregon.  Now it seems like Oregon’s men’s basketball team is going to give their fellow Duck athletes some competition as they …

DUCKS SWEEP LA WITH 76-67 WIN OVER UCLA; TAKE OVER PAC-12 LEAD

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LOS ANGELES — The surprising No. 21 Oregon Ducks continued their special season yesterday by dominating the final 3 1/2 minutes of their battle against No. 24 UCLA to win a huge game on the road, 76-67. The win moves Oregon to 16-2 overall and puts them in first place in the Pac-12 Conference with a 5-0 record. On Friday, …

Ducks Weather Late Rally; Edge USC 76-74

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LOS ANGELES– When E.J. Singler hit a three-pointer with 2:55 to play to give No. 21 Oregon a 75-65 lead over USC last night, it looked like a sixth straight win for the Ducks was safely tucked away and the team could finally begin contemplating Saturday’s tantalizing Top-25 matchup against league-leading UCLA. But an energized Trojan squad, playing its first …

Ducks Drain Last Minute Free Throws to Hold Off ASU

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On a night when Oregon never seemed to get a rhythm going, they dug down deep and found a way to hold off stubborn Arizona State last night at Matthew Knight Arena, 68-65.  The Ducks won primarily by hitting 7 of 8 free throws in the final 58 seconds. With the win, the Ducks improved to a 14-2 overall record, …

Ho, Ho, Ho, Hum: Ducks Roll Huskies 91-50

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After a long flight back from Texas Wednesday night, the Ducks basketball team was looking to put the triple-overtime loss suffered at UTEP in the rear view mirror as soon as possible. With a home game scheduled Saturday against Houston Baptist, the hangover from the disappointing defeat wouldn’t last long. Oregon jumped on the young Huskies early and cruised to …

Missed Opportunities Plague Ducks in Triple-Overtime Defeat

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EL PASO — The Ducks battled back to take the lead in the second half of their game at UTEP Wednesday night, but failed to get key defensive stops down the stretch and missed chance after chance at the free throw line at the end of regulation and in overtime, in dropping a winnable game on the road Wednesday night, …