Ducks on the Verge of Becoming a Basketball Powerhouse?

Darren Perkins Editorials

247Sports five-star point guard Dior Johnson committed to the Ducks on Tuesday. He is the No. 3 prospect and No. 1 point guard for the class of 2022. He is considered a sure-fire, one-and-done future NBA lottery pick. Think of what Jalen Suggs did for Gonzaga this past season, and Johnson might be even better. Over the past decade, head …

Oregon Women’s Basketball Ready to Run it Back

Alex Nordstrand Editorials

Fans can agree that the Oregon Women’s Basketball team had a rollercoaster-type season for 2020-21. After starting the season 8-0, the Ducks had some difficulties down the stretch, finishing 7-9, for an overall record of 15-9. Now, that record can be a little deceiving, because of those nine losses, seven of them were against teams ranked inside the top 10, …

Oregon Men’s Basketball Hitting the Reset Button… Again

Alex Nordstrand Editorials

The Oregon Men’s Basketball program ended their season just over a week ago, and as it always seems during the offseason, the Ducks are needing to find a few spring commitments to fill out next season’s roster. After yet another Sweet 16 run, Dana Altman is looking at a number of players leaving the program to pursue their goals at the …

Oregon Basketball: More Sour Than Sweet

Alex Nordstrand Editorials

For both the Men’s and Women’s basketball teams, this roller coaster of a season came to an end this past weekend, with both teams losing in the Sweet 16. For both of these teams, this season should be considered a resounding success. With so many ups and downs between roster turnover, COVID pauses and injuries, for the Men’s and Women’s …

Oregon Hoops: The Key to Altman’s Gameplan

Alex Nordstrand Editorials

The Oregon Men’s basketball team is once again PAC-12 regular season champions. For the second consecutive year, the Ducks have proven to be the best and most consistent team in the conference. In a year in which not all schedules have been created equal, and there may be some who challenge the fact that the Ducks are deserving of the …

Oregon Basketball’s March Into Madness: Win NOW

Alex Nordstrand Editorials

The Oregon Women’s basketball team is figuratively (and literally) limping into the PAC-12 Conference Tournament. With a 2-4 record in their last six games, and Te-Hina PaoPao in a walking boot, the Lady Ducks are in search of some positive momentum. Can they find it in Las Vegas at the PAC-12 Tournament? Heading into postseason play, the Ducks are most …

Oregon Basketball Finally Finding Consistency

Alex Nordstrand Editorials

The Oregon Men’s basketball team looks to finally be finding their groove after being able to play for two consecutive weekends for the first time since January 9th. With the team getting ever closer to being full strength, we can start to see the potential of this team. And that potential is one of a very capable team come tournament …