Ducks Have New Rules and New Faces

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There were 6.4 seconds left in the Ducks season, and a berth in the NCAA tournament hung in the balance. It was the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament and defending champion Oregon had put its season in the hands of senior Joseph Young. Dribbling the length of the court, Young pulled the trigger from beyond NBA range and netted a game-winning basket …

Men’s Basketball Team Poised for Long-Term Success

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It was certainly no Butler vs. Duke for the National Championship in 2010, but this year’s Oregon men’s basketball team was pretty close to a Cinderella story. Not even the die-hard fans, let alone the players, gave this team a chance of finishing second in the Pac-12 behind Arizona. The success from this past season is the fire that this basketball program needed. In Eugene, people care a lot …

Oregon Scores Big on First Day of Recruiting Week With Commit Tyler Dorsey

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Oregon scored big when 38th-ranked prospect in the ESPN-100 committed to the men’s basketball team yesterday afternoon. According to ESPN, Tyler Dorsey had the option of committing to California, Colorado, Connecticut, Arizona State and Kansas. Dorsey was formerly an Arizona Wildcats pledge but reopened his recruitment when Justin Simon committed to them and they started looking into other guards. Now, Dorsey has …

Oregon Basketball: 4-Star Commit Trevor Manuel is “Real Deal”

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Trevor Manuel, the Lansing Everett High School power forward, is 6’9″ and does it all. Perhaps the tallest member of the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball 2015 class, the 4-star recruit out of Michigan dunks, shoots three pointers, grabs rebounds, assists and has superb ball handling skills. Last night, Manuel posted a triple-double against Ottawa Hills, finishing with 42 points, 14 rebounds and 10 blocks.   Our guy …