Ducks Fight Hard, But Not Enough To Win

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The highest scoring offense in Pac-12 basketball was stifled as the No. 7 Arizona Wildcats defeated the Oregon Ducks 80-62 at Matthew Knight Arena on Thursday night. Sean Miller and the Wildcats have been at the top of the Pac-12 conference the last few years, and they’re poised to make another deep run in the tournament this March. Despite Arizona’s …

Oregon’s Fabulous Freshmen Crush Arizona

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The PAC-12 Championship between Oregon and Arizona was a battle of the babies, with both teams led by talented freshmen. Friday, the Ducklings crushed the Wildkittens, which is a great sign for Oregon’s future. Arizona’s Anu Solomon (287 yards passing) and Nick Wilson (3 TDs, 92 yards on the ground) killed Oregon in the Wildcats’ upset victory last October. Friday, …

A Gloomy Night in October Might Have Been What the Ducks Needed

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On the night of October 2, 2014, the atmosphere at Autzen Stadium was grim. Oregon fans were angry. Their beloved Ducks had done it again; they faltered to a team that they should have beaten. As I walked out the stadium after the game, a middle-aged man wearing a green Oregon cap looked at me and said, “I can’t [explicit] believe …