Ducks Basketball Slips up in Paradise

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 19 Comments

In the first big week of the college basketball season, both the Oregon Men’s and Women’s basketball teams were subject to their first losses. While that can be disappointing, there’s reason to believe it might just be a small hiccup on their resumes. The Men played what was most likely the toughest three-game stretch any team in the country will …

Oregon Basketball Bursting out of the Gates

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 12 Comments

Both the Oregon Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are undefeated in the early stages of the 2019-2020 season. This is no surprise for the Women, who came into the season as the number-one team in the nation, with many picking them as favorites to win the national championship. However, it has been an unusually fast start for the men, who …

The Stars Are Aligning for Oregon Women’s Basketball

Alex Nordstrand Recruiting 12 Comments

In seemingly the blink of an eye, the Oregon Women’s Basketball program has risen to the top of the NCAA rankings, with some experts even favoring them to win the National Championship. However, with such a meteoric rise, it’s fair to wonder whether the program can sustain this level of success after this group of players moves on. I think …

Baylor Closes the Book on Oregon’s Historic Season

Joshua Whitted Editorials 49 Comments

It was fun, memorable and riveting. But yesterday afternoon, the Ducks’ magical season reached its end. The Oregon women knew that they faced a sizable obstacle, as they faced the best team in the country in the land for a chance to play for a National Championship. Baylor came into the game with only one loss on the season, earning …

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 …

Alleyne Shortlisted for Wooden Award

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Jillian Alleyne, Oregon’s phenom center/forward, has been shortlisted for the prestigious John R. Wooden Award for 2015. Named after John Wooden, who led the UCLA men’s team to ten NCAA Mens Basketball Championships; the award honors the most outstanding men’s and women’s college basketball players in the United States. Alleyne, a 6′ 3″ junior from Fontana, California is one of 20 …