Oregon MBB Commit Finishes Senior Season Strong

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The Oregon Men’s basketball team is at the end of one of the most incredible regular seasons ever put together in school history. Losing three starters before the season pinned the team up against a wall – Head Coach Dana Altman and staff have proven all the haters wrong. This young team, led by NBA talent Joseph Young is poised to make a move in this year’s tourney. …

Ducks Finish Season Victorious in Civil War Slugfest

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The Oregon men’s basketball team finished the regular season with its fifth straight win in a hard fought 65-62 victory over Oregon State Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum. The Ducks improve to 23-8 overall (13-5 Pac-12), earning a first round bye in the Pac-12 tournament, standing just one game behind second place Utah in conference standings. The Beavers (17-13, 8-10), under first year head coach Wayne Tinkle, finish the regular …

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 …

Pac-12 Hoops: Larry Scott Seeks Reinstatement of Freshman Ineligibility Rule

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Most college basketball fans have heard of ”one and done” in college basketball. The relatively recent phenomenon concerns the nation’s top players using their college experience as a one-year holding station before jumping ship to the NBA. For some players, finishing their college education is the last thing on their mind. But that might change as conference commissioners around the country are seeking to end the …

Oregon Men’s Basketball: Ducks Defeat USC, 80-75, in Series Sweep

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Entering the final stretch of the regular season, the Oregon men’s basketball team needs tough wins on the road. The Ducks survived a late rally by USC Wednesday night, defeating the Trojans 80-75 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Joe Young and the Ducks fly by the Trojans in LA: http://t.co/Mfh9EI5P9y pic.twitter.com/wAVDMrn9i8 — Pac-12 Networks (@Pac12Networks) February 12, 2015 The Ducks won their fourth …

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 Men’s Basketball Struggles Against Arizona Wildcats Again

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Last night the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team played the Arizona Wildcats in Tucson, Arizona. It was a tough night for the Ducks — no matter what they did they could never quite catch up with the Wildcats. Going into halftime the Ducks really struggled, and the half ended with Arizona’s T.J. McConnell slamming down a hard dunk to bring …

This Week’s Duck Sports Calendar

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Oregon Duck Sports Calendar — January 28 to February 2, 2015 1/28/15 Men’s Basketball — Oregon at Arizona 7 p.m. Media: TV: Pac-12 Network   Radio: Oregon IMG Network The Ducks travel to the Grand Canyon State where they will seek to avenge their 80-62 January loss to the No. 6 ranked Arizona Wildcats. In last week’s game, the Ducks notched a …

Oregon Men’s Basketball Shoot Lights Out in Rout Of UCLA

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After a poor second half of shooting against USC on Thursday, the Oregon Ducks team submitted its most complete game of the year yesterday afternoon, scorching the UCLA Bruins 82-64 before a crowd of 7,301 people at Matthew Knight Arena. The Ducks (14-6, 4-3 Pac-12) started the game playing solid team basketball, something head coach Dana Altman has been emphasizing in practices throughout this week. This young Oregon …

Jordan Bell is Oregon’s Sultan of Swat

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The Ducks‘ 75-67 victory over USC at Matt Knight Arena was a special night for two of Oregon’s most charismatic and effective players. Senior Joseph Young scored 19 points, becoming the 33rd Duck in Oregon basketball history to reach 1,000 career points. Jordan Bell, Oregon’s dexterous defender, grabbed 13 rebounds and recorded his 66th block in 19 games as a freshman. Currently, Bell is averaging …

Ducks Win 59-56 as Jordan Bell Blocks Sun Devils out of Eugene

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Oregon Basketball Correspondent Jason Selby reporting live from the Matthew Knight Arena in rainy Eugene, Oregon. First Half Following a tough loss to the No.7 ranked Arizona Wildcats, the Ducks of Oregon stepped back into Matthew Knight Arena to take on a tough Arizona State Sun Devils team. The arena, to the shock of some, was decently filled for the early afternoon start time. Putting it simply, there was …

Michael Chandler Makes Memorable Debut Against Cal State University Northridge

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With all the hype surrounding our Oregon football team right now, our men’s basketball team is more or less out of the spotlight. It’s understandable that there’s such a heavy focus on our football team, as they are leading one of the best seasons in university football history; however, let’s not forget about the rest of our Ducks! Last night our men’s basketball …