Despite The Naysayers, Oregon Will be Ready to Dance

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The 2014-2015 Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team had one of the most exciting regular seasons in recent memory. Not only did the Ducks finish in a two-way tie for second place in the conference, but they also played in the Pac-12 championship game against the Arizona Wildcats and, for the third straight season, they qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The …

Oregon Ducks Continue to Honor Frohnmayer in NCAA Tournament

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A simple, black ”DF” patch was added to the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball jerseys throughout the Pac-12 tournament, honoring the late Dave Frohnmayer. The patch is a small, solemn mark of recognition, giving thanks to the celebrated former president of the University of Oregon, who sadly lost his battle with prostate cancer on March 9, 2015. Oregon will be wearing “DF” patches to honor UO …

Ducks Dancing as No. 8

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The Ducks will be dancing in Omaha, and Oregon fans will get a chance to see their team participate in the NCAA tournament for the third year straight. Aside from making school history by earning a third straight bid to the madness that ensues in March, the Ducks will be heading into their regional bracket seeded No. 8. The bracket this year is looking oddly …

Madness in the Committee

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The thought that crossed my mind when the tournament bracket was released on CBS and I saw Oregon’s No.12 seed was, “What are they smoking?”  The second thing was, “Why does every MAJOR SELECTION COMMITTEE NOT LIKE OREGON??” Oregon sports have been on a major upswing over the last few years, but the national perception of Oregon sports hasn’t caught up to …