Looking Back at Oregon’s Best Basketball Season in 78 Years

Bob Rickert Editorials 6 Comments

We all remember the losses and as coach Dana Altman said, ‘This one’s going to hurt for awhile.’ But there’s so much to be proud of this team for, and so much to look ahead to. The pre-season Oregon started the season with Chris Boucher on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Injuries hit them early, and they played without Dillon …

Looking Forward to Round 2 Against Arizona

Austin Willhoft FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Last night, the Ducks flew past the Bruins in dominating fashion with an 82-64 victory. The leading scorer for the high-flying Ducks was redshirt senior Joseph Young who rattled in 16 points. Oregon shot 75 percent from the field in the first half and ultimately won the day. Up next, the Ducks will be venturing down to the sunshine state …

Oregon Salutes Greg Ballard, Kamikaze Kids

Jordan Ingram Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 2 Comments

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 …

Oregon Ducks & Weaves UCLA in 2 OT Win

Dean Davis FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

WESTWOOD, CA. – Holy moly, was this a battle for the ages!  If the Ducks ever needed a game to boost their confidence this was it!  After a frustrating loss to UCLA back in Eugene earlier this year, Oregon made a personal note to themselves that when they’d visit UCLA, they would take them down for how they embarrassed them …