"We have just gradually gotten better and hopefully we’ll be able to continue that here in the last couple weeks of the season." (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
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Q&A: Dana Altman reflects on regular season and looks ahead to Civil War game

Dana Altman speaks to The Emerald about the Oregon men’s basketball team’s progress this season and its upcoming game against Oregon State.

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Oregon men’s basketball clinches first round bye in Pac-12 Tourney with 73-70 win over Stanford

With 17 seconds remaining in a tie ball game, Oregon’s Dwayne Benjamin was at the free throw line preparing to shoot the biggest set of free throws in the Oregon basketball season. To that point, Benjamin was shooting 44-percent on the season and was 2-for-4 on the night. After missing …

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University of Oregon drops sexual assault counterclaim amid public outcry

The University of Oregon has dropped its counterclaim against the lawsuit filed by a student alleging that men’s basketball coach Dana Altman and other administrators acted negligently in recruiting Brandon Austin.

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Benjamin and Young lead Oregon men’s basketball to 80-69 win over Cal

There is no doubt that Joseph Young is the star of the Oregon men’s basketball team. But on Wednesday night, it was sixth man Dwayne Benjamin who shined brightest as Oregon came from behind to defeat Cal 80-69 in Berkeley, California. Although Young led the Ducks in scoring with 25 …

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Oregon guard Joseph Young (3) tries to get the crowd on its feet during the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the Utah Utes at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon on February 22, 2015. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)
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Oregon still has its work cut out to make NCAA Tournament

Will the Ducks be a 10 or 12 seed? The next three games will decide.

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Oregon head coach Dana Altman yells at the players during the first half. The Oregon Ducks played the Utah Utes at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon on February 22, 2015. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)
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Kim: Dana Altman has Oregon exceeding expectations again

Despite program scandals, Dana Altman has the Ducks overachieving their way into the NCAA Tournament.

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Oregon forward Dillon Brooks (24) roars during player introductions. The Oregon Ducks play the Utah Utes at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon on February 22, 2015. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)
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On senior day, freshman Dillon Brooks shines bright en route to 69-58 win over No. 9 Utah

Joseph Young was handed the microphone on senior day Sunday afternoon, bidding his final farewell to Matthew Knight Arena and the fans after Oregon’s 69-58 win over No. 9 Utah (21-5, 11-3 Pac-12). The atmosphere was electric and so were the two other seniors standing beside Young as they were celebrated at …

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Oregon guard Joseph Young (3) celebrates the win after the game. The Oregon Ducks play the Washington Huskies at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon on February 4, 2015. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)
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Four Factors: Oregon men’s basketball vs. No. 9 Utah

The Four Factors: • Field goal percentage (eFG): Regular field goal percentage with additional weight given to three-pointers • Turnover rate (TOV): Measurement of ball security • Rebounding percentage (Reb): Percentage of the possible rebounds an offense or defense collects • Free throw rate (FTR): Rate at which a team gets …

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Brandon Austin’s mother denies telling Altman about sexual assault allegations at Providence

Court documents reveal that former basketball player Brandon Austin’s mother denied telling Dana Altman that the Providence College allegations against her son were of a sexual nature. The document comes in the wake of a lawsuit against the University of Oregon filed by the survivor of an alleged sexual assault …

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