Ducks Finish Season Victorious in Civil War Slugfest

Jordan Ingram FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

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 …

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Conference Update

Jason Selby FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

A few weeks into the always fun Pac-12 play, the league is shaking itself out like I thought. Arizona would succeed, Arizona State wouldn’t, and Oregon was a complete mystery. Each Pac-12 team brims with talent, regardless of ranking. The ephemeral beauty of the game itself warrants a look into the entire league, and see who is where as of now. Top of the Pac Arizona (16-2; 4-1, Pac-12) The Wildcats were …

An Overearly Ambitious Prediction for the Vegas Crown

Evan Gilges FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

It is the city known for entertainment, unlikely second chances, frightening unpredictability, and a little bit of gambling. It’s the Sin City itself, and as Pac 12 men’s basketball conference play inches closer to tipoff, why not entertain with some early predictions of what to expect in this season’s Pac 12 games before the Las Vegas conference championship becomes slightly …

Bench to Trench — Reserve Ducks Dominate CW Battle

FishDuck Staff FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

The Ducks held off the battling Beavers in Sunday’s Civil War game, but not necessarily because of the starting lineup.  Seeing the double-digit scoring figures by four of the five starters, people tend to focus all praise towards the fab five, but what about the “benchwarmers?” Bench players are an important aspect of the game.  They serve as encouragers and they’re …

Buh Bye, Beavs — Ducks Take Civil War, 93-83

Dean Davis FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

EUGENE,OR. – Earlier this season, the Ducks lost to the Beavers in Gill Coliseum, Corvallis.  Oregon did not forget the sour taste of defeat against those damn Beavers, and came out this past Sunday with a vengeance.  With Oregon’s play being exceptionally great against very good teams the past few games, going against a team lower in the standings, such as Oregon …

Those Damn Beavers!

Dean Davis FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

CORVALLIS, OR – The Ducks haven’t been playing their best basketball as of late, and they continued their struggles against their next door neighbor and Civil War foe, the Beavers, on Sunday afternoon.  Oregon is the third-highest scoring squad in the nation, averaging 88.4 ppg, but tonight, their biggest strength was their biggest weakness. Both teams looked like they were ready …