Ducks Destroy The Vikings 81-59

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Eugene, Ore. – From Media Row at Matt Knight Arena, Dean Davis, Basketball Correspondent for FishDuck.com reporting. The Ducks took on the Portland State Vikings on Sunday afternoon in what many of us believed would be a blow out. And in fact, it was. After losing two heartbreaking games on the East Coast this past week to Michigan and VCU, …

Offensive Rebounds Can’t Keep Ducks Afloat

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The Ducks had a rough first half against #19 Michigan in their semifinal game of the Progressive Legends Classic tournament. A penalty on the tip, originally won by Oregon, gave the ball to the Michigan offense. Michigan Sophomore Zak Irvin knocked down a three to put the Wolverines up and they led the entire first half until Dillon Brooks went …

Oregon’s Freshmen Fantastic Four

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Shake off those uncertainties about the off-season and confusion about the identity of our Oregon men’s basketball team. It’s time to meet your 2014 Oregon Ducks freshman class. This year has ushered in four new freshmen: Jordan Bell, Casey Benson, Ahmaad Rorie and Dillon Brooks – all rookie standouts seeking to help seniors Joseph Young and Elgin Cook accomplish big things. And while they may be young, these fabulous four …

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. …

Joseph Young Leads Ducks in Season Opener

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Eager to prove the experts who ranked Oregon as the eighth best team in the PAC 12 wrong, Joseph Young came out firing. The senior transfer missed his very first shot of the game, a dunk, but then proceeded to shoot 8-11 in the first half, including making 5-7 three point attempts. Young was finally taken out the game with 6:28 left to play, finishing …

Oregon Dominates Western Oregon 104-55

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Eugene, Ore. – From Media Row at Matt Knight Arena, KeAndre Derrick, Basketball Correspondent for FishDuck.com reporting. Western Oregon started tonight’s game playing very aggressively and confidently after their last win against the Beavers. The Ducks started off a little slow, playing just a bit passively, not showing that sense of urgency as well as giving up a lot of …

The Ice-Breaker: Who Are Your Ducks? (Big Boys Edition)

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A lot has changed over the offseason for the Oregon Ducks Basketball team, but the biggest change that occurred is the brand spanking new roster! Let’s be honest, without knowing our roster inside and out, we’re never going to be able to analyze ANYTHING about the team throughout the season. This will be a two-part segment on the Oregon roster. …

Recruiting Update: “At Dawn Look to the East …”

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Basketball Recruiting Commitments Uttered by the mythical Lord of the Rings character Gandalf, “… Look(ing) to the East” has proven effective for another savior in head coach Dana Altman. Coming by way of Toronto, Canada, stretch forward Dillon Brooks (4-Star/Toronto, ON/Rivals150) committed to Oregon following an official visit last week. “For Dillon I think it was all about the opportunity …