Hungry Ducks, Tasty Win

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EUGENE, OR. – What a season it has been for our Oregon Ducks.  Up, down, and all around; it’s been difficult to determine what to think of the team.  Recently, the Ducks have taken the initiative in becoming more consistent as they’ve racked multiple wins, making one final push towards the NCAA Tournament. On Tuesday night, Oregon battled away against the talented …

Moser’s Recent Dominance Continues, Ducks Take Care of Business

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LOS ANGELES, CA. – After an incredible double-OT win against UCLA on Thursday, the Ducks had little time to prepare for the Bruins’ cross-town rival USC on Saturday afternoon.  Earlier this season the Ducks defeated the Trojans, 78-66, and this time it wasn’t much different. Both teams started off making shot for shot – literally – as both teams finished shooting 46.2% …

Altman Deserves Some Love

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The Ducks could have folded, could have checked out, given up and quit.  One month ago they were spiraling out of control, looking lost (at times) on the court and appeared to be out of the equation for an NCAA tournament berth.  Lesser teams would have surrendered. But not these Ducks, and not this coach: Dana Altman. Certainly, there is …

Oregon Brings Out the Brooms Against Washington State, 67-53 Win

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EUGENE, OR. – The Oregon Ducks took on on the Washington State Cougars in a hard fought battle on Sunday night.  The Ducks crushed the Cougars in their last meeting up in Washington, and it was clear from their initial play that the Cougars hadn’t forgotten about that beating. Wazzu took an early lead as the Ducks were looking just to find …

Duck Basketball — Where’s the Love?

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Oregon leads the nation in Scoring and comes in at No. 7 in Field Goal Efficiency – but where’s the love?  Granted, some of the other stats rankings aren’t as special: assists, No. 24 (which is certainly solid but not elite) and rebounding, No. 155. On the surface, rebounding is by far their biggest weakness, but when the ball goes through the hoop the first …