Why the NBA Should Support “Two,Three and Degree” Over “One and Done”

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Another college basketball season has come and gone, and faithful fans have watched and witnessed another March Madness that lived up to all the hype. Now we have entered the time of year when the players who were so devoutly followed will decide whether to pursue their lifelong dream of playing in the NBA – or return to college for another …

Dana Altman and His Band of Unsung Heroes

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Surrounded by three beefy Cowboys, Casey Benson leaped for the rebound and popped from the scrum with the basketball. Midway through the first half with Oklahoma State, Benson had provided an essential stop in the game. His stat line for the contest wasn’t impressive—two rebounds and a steal, no points, but Benson was an unsung hero in the game. He …

After Winning Pac-12 Coach of the Year, Altman is Focused on the Tournament

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Dana Altman is not a man of many words. Although on the sidelines he can be seen yelling out directions at his players, he really is a quiet and humble guy. So, when talking about his Ducks, Altman kept it brief. Altman’s Ducks saw incredible success this season, a season in which many experts expected them to fail. Early predictions …

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 Scores Big on First Day of Recruiting Week With Commit Tyler Dorsey

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Oregon scored big when 38th-ranked prospect in the ESPN-100 committed to the men’s basketball team yesterday afternoon. According to ESPN, Tyler Dorsey had the option of committing to California, Colorado, Connecticut, Arizona State and Kansas. Dorsey was formerly an Arizona Wildcats pledge but reopened his recruitment when Justin Simon committed to them and they started looking into other guards. Now, Dorsey has …

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 …

Joe Young “Happy but Not Satisfied” in Men’s Basketball Season Opener

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After the season opener for our men’s basketball team, Caleb Couturie attended the post-game press conference for FishDuck.com at Matthew Knight Arena. Oregon defeated Coppin State 107-65 last night in the season opener! I shed a tear as I write this because I was unable to attend the game. Total bummer. Our star player, Joe Young, had a lot of good …

Recruiting Update: This is Autzen!

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Football Recruiting Visits With a second half fit for the history books, Oregon ran roughshod over visiting Michigan State, 46-27. In attendance were several key names on Oregon’s big board and following the thunderous win, those same preps had plenty to say about their time in Eugene. Defensive end will be a high-profile need heading into next season as several …