Oregon Basketball Recruiting: Miles Norris, Louis King and Wow … Look at What Might Be Coming

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Oregon’s 2018 recruiting class looks like it might be the best in Duck history. With a little luck it might be the best in the nation as well. The Ducks have three players who’ll be leaving the program after this year: Roman Sorkin, MiKyle McIntosh and Elijah Brown.  High 4-star Miles Norris and 5-star Louis King are already committed. The list of …

Duck Basketball Returns Almost Nothing, but Has Enough to Beat Anyone

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Coach Dana Altman has done it again. Despite losing eight players last spring, Oregon has enough talent to win 23-24 games and enough talent that they should be a Sweet Sixteen contender. Yes, it is amazing. The Oregon roster includes Payton Pritchard, Keith Smith, Roman Sorkin and players  you wouldn’t recognize if you stood next to them in the EMU. Here’s …

Keith Smith’s Star Ignites for Oregon Basketball Next Year

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With at least five key players gone from this year’s team, the Ducks will reload with a bunch of highly touted freshmen and transfers and one ‘Glue Guy’ who may emerge as a star. Keith Smith, the guy who scored the final two points of Oregon’s 2017 season will likely have a huge impact on next year. Smith showed up …

Dorsey Declares for Draft, Searches for Agent. What’s Next for Oregon Basketball?

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Just as it did last year, the next few months will determine a lot about how far Oregon’s roster can take the Duck basketball team in 2017-18. Here’s a guide to what we know, rumors we’ve heard and what’s likely to happen. What We Know The departures of Chris Boucher and Dylan Ennis will open up two scholarships. Three more …

Bill Walton: “A Staggering Win”

Charles Fischer Editorials 8 Comments

I cannot believe what I just saw from our beloved Ducks! They beat Arizona by eight (83-75) in Tucson in front of 14,000 screaming Wildcat fans, when the last 49 teams coming to McKale Center could not! I’m shaking my head and mumbling gibberish and would have yelled and exulted at the incredible victory — were I not so stunned. This is …

Looking Forward to Next Year’s Basketball Squad

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Despite the fact that the Ducks didn’t make it far into the 2015 NCAA Tournament it’s still important to recognize the fact that they had one amazing run this year. Redshirt senior G Joseph Young had a legendary impact  serving as Oregon’s “go-to-guy” during tough stretches at the end of games. However, next season is the beginning of a new …

This Week’s Duck Sports Calendar

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Oregon Duck Sports Calendar — February 3 to February 10, 2015 2/4/15 Football – National Signing Day – All Day Media: TV: ESPN-U 5 a.m.   Pac-12 Network 5:30 p.m. Football recruiting geeks live for this day as high school seniors across the nation sign on the dotted line, committing to their favorite school. Oregon’s class has shaped up to be very …

Oregon Walks Away Victorious In Overtime Thriller

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The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team squared off against the Arizona State Sun Devils in Tempe, Arizona Friday night and came out victorious in a thrilling 68-67 overtime win. Going into Friday night’s matchup, the Sun Devils (11-11, 3-6 Pac-12) had won three out of their previous four games, which included an 18-point victory over the much-improved Oregon State Beavers. …

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 …

Recruiting Update: Oregon Gives Southern Castoff Wings

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Football Recruiting News On the heels of what was Oregon’s second biggest win in school history (next Monday…), the Ducks received a verbal commitment from standout junior college jack-of-all-trades Paris Bostick (NR/Tampa, FL). The former Georgia Bulldog opted to transfer after his recruited position, rover, was no longer a sole option after a coaching change. “It was a football decision,” said Bostick. …