Oregon Brings Out the Brooms Against Washington State, 67-53 Win

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EUGENE, OR. – The Oregon Ducks took on on the Washington State Cougars in a hard fought battle on Sunday night.  The Ducks crushed the Cougars in their last meeting up in Washington, and it was clear from their initial play that the Cougars hadn’t forgotten about that beating. Wazzu took an early lead as the Ducks were looking just to find …

Ducks Keep Rolling, But Need ‘BIG’ Help Soon

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Craig Strobeck Dana Altman’s team just keeps getting better.  Ten games in and they have yet to lose, and for the most part, have won convincingly with a 15.6 point average margin of victory. Coming off another stellar performance Tuesday night against UC Irvine, Oregon kept its unblemished record alive as they march toward the challenges of conference play.  Here’s …

Ducks Outrun Mustangs, Remain Undefeated

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Kevin Cline The 14th-ranked Oregon basketball team defeated the overmatched Cal-Poly squad, 82-61 on Sunday evening before an announced home crowd of 5,580.  The Ducks were able to jump out to an early double-digit lead against the Mustangs behind a lights out performance in the opening minutes from eventual game MVP Johnathan Loyd, and a sharp shooting effort by sophomore Damyean Dotson. Loyd, the senior point … Continue reading

The Hunger Games: Oregon Transfers Play to Win

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Steve Francis When it comes to college basketball, most fans focus on star power and the celebrity of a team.  Several NBA franchises are even suspected of “tanking” their seasons to increase their chances of drafting incoming stars who have only played a small handful of college-level games.  Every year, sports analysts and wannabe sports analysts (ahem, my friends) gather around the television set or radio to … Continue reading

Altman’s Troop of Transfers – Who are the top 5?

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Steve Francis The Oregon Ducks basketball team is currently 4-0 and ranked 14th in the nation.  The Ducks are in great position thanks in large part to Dana Altman once again pulling in some stud transfers.  I don’t think there is a better coach in the nation at building a team out of transfer players.  Of the 89.5 points per game … Continue reading