Despite Slow Start, Oregon Prevails Against Colorado

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Joseph Young put up 30 points, seven rebounds and four assists; Elgin Cook added 20 points, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit finished with 15 points to help the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team defeat the Colorado Buffaloes 93-85 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday night. Swingman Dwayne Benjamin replaced Jordan Bell in the starting lineup …

A Salute to Dana Altman and a Record Breaking Run

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The University of Oregon men’s basketball team has won 20 games in five straight seasons for the first time in the 110-year history of Ducks basketball. Oregon has had a significant run the past half decade, and there is no one more deserving of the Ducks’ success than Head Coach Dana Altman. As a senior at the University, and a lifelong Ducks …

Ducks Finish Season Victorious in Civil War Slugfest

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The Oregon men’s basketball team finished the regular season with its fifth straight win in a hard fought 65-62 victory over Oregon State Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum. The Ducks improve to 23-8 overall (13-5 Pac-12), earning a first round bye in the Pac-12 tournament, standing just one game behind second place Utah in conference standings. The Beavers (17-13, 8-10), under first year head coach Wayne Tinkle, finish the regular …

Oregon Comes Out Victorious in a Nail Biter

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Joseph Young and Elgin Cook combined for 42 points and 10 rebounds, and Dwayne Benjamin added 15 points and eight rebounds to help the Oregon Ducks come out on top in a thrilling 73-70 victory over the Stanford Cardinal on Sunday afternoon. The Ducks (22-8, 12-5 Pac-12) came into Sunday’s game on a hot streak, winning in seven out of …

Ducks show Resolve in Beating Cal Bears

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The growth of this Oregon basketball team continues to surprise and impress the Duck fan faithful. Last night in Haas Pavilion our beloved Ducks responded every time to a potential run by Cal as they hit key shots down the stretch and made 10 of 11 foul shots at crunch time to seal the win, 80-69. This simply did not …

Oregon Back On Track With Win Over Colorado

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Last night, the Ducks annihilated the Buffaloes with an emphatic 73-60 victory at Matthew Knight Arena. Oregon, which recently had a four-game win streak snapped by UCLA, finished on a powerful note by not allowing Colorado to edge its way back into the game in the second half. With the NCAA Tournament coming closer and closer each day, it was pivotal for …

Men’s Basketball Preview: Oregon vs USC

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The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team will match up against Andy Enfield and the USC Trojans tonight at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California. The Ducks (17-7, 7-4 Pac-12) have enjoyed a successful, yet surprising season, and they’re currently in third place in the Pac-12 standings. It’s no secret that Oregon wasn’t expected to do much before the year started, but the men in green …

Ducks Declare Fifth Straight Winning Season With Washington State Victory

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Yesterday the Oregon Ducks stomped Washington State with a 95-72 win at Matthew Knight Arena. Joseph Young and Dwayne Benjamin were the MVPs of the game with a combined 54 points. Young had 29 and Benjamin followed closely behind with a career-high of 25. According to GoDucks.com, Young was just a couple assists away from a triple double (29 points, …

Oregon Controls Its Own Destiny

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Remember when the critics projected that the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team would finish eighth in the Pac-12 this season? And remember when they also said that this would be a down year for Oregon? Well, the season isn’t quite over yet, but if you squint and take a look at the standings, the Ducks are currently eight games over …

Oregon Men’s Basketball Shoot Lights Out in Rout Of UCLA

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After a poor second half of shooting against USC on Thursday, the Oregon Ducks team submitted its most complete game of the year yesterday afternoon, scorching the UCLA Bruins 82-64 before a crowd of 7,301 people at Matthew Knight Arena. The Ducks (14-6, 4-3 Pac-12) started the game playing solid team basketball, something head coach Dana Altman has been emphasizing in practices throughout this week. This young Oregon …

Ducks Fall to Huskies

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In what was a fairly even-set game, the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team are coming home with a loss tonight against the Washington Huskies. Although there was a lot of back and forth throughout the night when it came to the lead, overall the Ducks were down. In the grand scheme of things, there were two different games played on that court …

Ducks Starting Strong

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The Ducks have begun their conference play, and are off to a fantastic start. Oregon is now 2-1 in PAC-12 play, and will looking to continue their strong play against Washington State on Thursday. Our Mighty Ducks have been proving us wrong the entire season, and at this point I’ve bought into their style of play. The biggest surprise this …