Oregon Ducks Women’s Hoops Better Than Expected?

Jordan Ingram Editorials

When COVID-19 forced NCAA sports into remission last March, I struggled to wrap my head around an Oregon Ducks women’s basketball team with three of the school’s greatest players — Sabrina Ionescu, Satou Sabally and Ruthy Hebard — not getting one last shot at winning a national title. Setting aside the universal disappointment in locker rooms across the country, how …

Two European Sensations Commit to Becoming Oregon Basketball Recruits

August Howell Recruiting

It’s no secret that Oregon women’s basketball has been scoring big time in the recruiting department. Their recruiting class for this year is ranked third in the nation! One of the freshmen this year is the incredibly talented Sabrina Ionesco, one of the top recruits in the country, who was USA Today’s Player of the Year and the McDonalds all-American MVP. She will undoubtedly make …

Women In Flight Program Propels Fans, Athletes to Greater Heights

Suzanne Penegor Editorials

Big things are happening in women’s sports at Oregon, thanks to the new Women In Flight program. Last year the second-ranked Oregon softball team played in the College World Series before being eliminated by Alabama in the national semifinals. This season, the women’s basketball team is undefeated in preseason play, including a road victory over No. 22 University of North …

Ducks Women’s Basketball Loses Third Player Since November

McKalie Bellew FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

It’s a rough time for the Oregon Ducks Women’s Basketball team, as they have just lost a third player this season. In early November, Chrishae Rowe was dismissed from the team for violating team rules, Janitah Iamaleava left the team by her own choice, and now Chloe Stiles has been dismissed for failing a random drug test. Rowe is a crucial loss …

Alleyne Shortlisted for Wooden Award

Michael Bigham FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

Jillian Alleyne, Oregon’s phenom center/forward, has been shortlisted for the prestigious John R. Wooden Award for 2015. Named after John Wooden, who led the UCLA men’s team to ten NCAA Mens Basketball Championships; the award honors the most outstanding men’s and women’s college basketball players in the United States. Alleyne, a 6′ 3″ junior from Fontana, California is one of 20 …