The New Oregon Offense: Heavy Packages

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There are a couple of areas that the Oregon Ducks are certainly emphasizing under Coach Mario Cristobal. The first is a physical run game, a main component of offseason work. Yes, Oregon is still going to run all of the things that propelled them to the upper echelon of the college football world, but when push comes to shove, the staff wants to …

Dwayne Benjamin — X Factor for Ducks Hoops

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When Hall-of-Famer Bill Walton broadcasts college basketball games with Oregon playing, he constantly faces the common reality that most individuals face. Around the University of Oregon student body and members of the press, especially Walton, forward Dwayne Benjamin is known as “Snoop Dog.” The junior transferred to the UO from Mt. San Jacinto College in Louisiana last year and has been …

Ducks Ride Some Cowboys In Big Win

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Can you believe it? The Oregon Ducks, the team that was projected to be one of the worst in the Pac-12 Conference this year, just played a game in the Big Dance. That alone is an accomplishment by itself! But, knowing Coach Dana Altman, we knew that just being there wasn’t enough for this hungry squad. The Ducks took on …

Ducks Return to the Madness of March

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Welcome back to the NCAA Tourney fray, Oregon fans.  After a 5-year hiatus, it’s nice to see the Ducks back in the bracket. That being said, I’ll spend a brief moment addressing the unforgivable seeding awarded to Oregon.  Pac-12 boss Larry Scott should be seething at the fact that his conference tourney winner was dumped into a 12 seed.  There’s no …