Offensive Rebounds Can’t Keep Ducks Afloat

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The Ducks had a rough first half against #19 Michigan in their semifinal game of the Progressive Legends Classic tournament. A penalty on the tip, originally won by Oregon, gave the ball to the Michigan offense. Michigan Sophomore Zak Irvin knocked down a three to put the Wolverines up and they led the entire first half until Dillon Brooks went …

Oregon Salutes Greg Ballard, Kamikaze Kids

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Greg Ballard, small forward for the mid-1970’s Oregon basketball squad dubbed by journalists as the “Kamikaze Kids,” was among the most talented basketball players to ever grace the hardwoods of McArthur Court. Today, Ballard will be honored as Oregon’s Progressive Classic Legend of the Game at Matthew Knight Arena. Ballard’s contributions to the halls of Oregon athletic history are truly …

Joseph Young Makes Wooden Award Preseason Top 50

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Oregon’s leading scorer and senior standout, Joseph Young, was named to the Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 list on Monday. Young is the Pac-12’s top returning scorer, amassing 643 points last year as a junior with the Ducks with an average of 18.9 points a game, the fifth highest in Oregon men’s basketball history. Before he transferred to Oregon, Young …

Altman’s Dimes

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The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team muscled out a win Monday night against Detroit — a win they had to grind out and earn. For a young Ducks team, every game is an opportunity to gain experience individually  and collectively. Ultimately, the success of this team will come down to whether or not it responds quickly to adversity, and makes the appropriate adjustments throughout …

Oregon’s Freshmen Fantastic Four

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Shake off those uncertainties about the off-season and confusion about the identity of our Oregon men’s basketball team. It’s time to meet your 2014 Oregon Ducks freshman class. This year has ushered in four new freshmen: Jordan Bell, Casey Benson, Ahmaad Rorie and Dillon Brooks – all rookie standouts seeking to help seniors Joseph Young and Elgin Cook accomplish big things. And while they may be young, these fabulous four …