Oregon’s Joseph Young Named Pac-12 Player of the Year

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The Oregon men’s basketball team was honored today as Oregon senior guard Joseph Young was named the 2014-15 Pac-12 Player of the Year. Young, who was also named to the First Team All-Pac-12, becomes the fourth Duck in conference history to win the prestigious award, joining the elite company of former Oregon hardwood greats Terrell Brandon, Luke Ridnour and Ron Lee. BREAKING: @OregonMBB‘s Joseph Young has …

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 Could Stay Local for NCAA Tournament

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Lots can change quickly in college basketball, but with the Ducks’ latest win streak, they have a legitimate shot to play their first NCAA Tournament game in Portland — a de-facto home game for Oregon. In the his latest Bracketology, Joe Lunardi actually projects the Ducks to play in Seattle as a No. 10 seed vs No. 7 Michigan State (a …

What to Watch for in the Postseason

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The Oregon men’s basketball team continued to barrel down the stretch with another big win at Stanford last night, and with a second or third place finish in the Pac-12 now secured, March Madness is all but upon us. The victory all but locked the Ducks in as a middling seed for the Dance, and ensured Oregon would at least be competing on …

Ducks Go Dancing: Why We’re Out, Why We’re In

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Football season and the bittersweet buzz of another incomplete National Championship run may be over in Eugene, but this March Oregon fans may have another postseason to get excited about.  The surging Ducks have been the proverbial talk of the town ever since last Sunday’s big victory over #9 Utah. Speculation over their tournament chances are running wild and sports pundits across the nation are …

How Far Can They Really Go?

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The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team has now won 20 games, which makes 2014-15 the fifth consecutive seasons of at least 20 wins. That has never happened in the 109 previous seasons of Oregon basketball. It’s astonishing to think about where the team was to start the season, and how quickly it has matured into a tournament-caliber squad. But despite their …

Oregon’s Dillon Brooks’ Nasty Dunk Makes SC Top 10

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Yesterday afternoon was a big day for the Oregon Duck men’s basketball team and their fans, as the unranked Ducks defeated No. 9 Utah, 69-58 at Matt Knight Arena. The emotional victory was led by Oregon freshman Dillon Brooks, whose spirited play led to a nasty two-handed dunk that weighed in at No. 6 on ESPN’s Sportscenter Top 10 Plays of the Day.   #SCTop10@OregonMBB#GoDucks#FLYWITHUShttp://t.co/fMz9T54j8w” Senior day …

Oregon Men’s NCAA Tournament Hopes Still Alive

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The Oregon men’s basketball team is currently in the middle of what can only be described as a tumultuous season. After a convincing 95-72 win over Washington State at Matthew Knight Arena, the Ducks are now 17-7 (7-4 Pac-12) and are sitting on the proverbial “bubble” for a bid to the NCAA Tournament. Oregon continues to move forward despite some shaky performances …

Oregon Basketball Future Still Bright After Big Win at ASU

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The Oregon men’s basketball team has had its ups and downs this season. But the Ducks’ stock overall is on the rise. Following a blow out loss to Arizona, Oregon responded with a tough victory over Arizona State, an overtime thriller that demonstrated their ability to overcome adversity and win in a tough environment. All season, the consistent scoring abilities of senior …

Will Former Duck Mike Moser Make an NBA Roster This Season?

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Former Oregon Ducks basketball player Mike Moser continued his unconventional pursuit of becoming an NBA player on Saturday when he scored 17 points to go along with three assists, three rebounds and three steals for the Boston Celtics summer league team. His 17 points were second only to teammate Kelly Olynyk and he outplayed two lottery picks: Boston Celtics point guard Marcus Smart …

Horrible Situation Turns into an Incredible Outcome

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  A few weeks ago the University of Oregon basketball team took a huge hit, as it lost three vital pieces to the future of the program due to some unacceptable actions that have been covered in depth. The entire nation heard of the situation, and surely an untrue stigma has been placed upon the university. Coach Dana Altman has expressed …

Ya Gotta Have Heart — Ducks Dancing in March?

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EUGENE, OR. – You could tell there was a different feel in Matthew Knight Arena even before the game tipped off on Saturday afternoon.  Maybe it was because the entire arena was filled up for the first time in who knows how long, maybe it was because the Ducks’ seniors had one last chance to show off their skills at …