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NCAA Tournament: Joseph Young’s 30 point-effort isn’t enough as Oregon falls to Wisconsin, 72-65

A year ago to date, Oregon was left answerless during a second half comeback from the Wisconsin Badgers that the NCAA Tournament is predicated on. Wisconsin erased a 12-point halftime deficit in the 2014 third round and outscored the Ducks by 20 points in the game’s final 20 minutes in front …

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NCAA Tournament Four Factors: No. 8 Oregon vs. No. 1 Wisconsin

If Oregon needed a miracle to just compete with Arizona in the Pac-12 championship game last weekend, the Ducks will need a miracle and then some to pull off the upset over the West bracket’s No. 1 seed Wisconsin. Much like Arizona, the Badgers represent the antithesis of Oregon’s program. Wisconsin has a …

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The Oregon basketball team walks onto the floor after a timeout 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 advances to round of 32 with 79-73 win over Oklahoma State

With his team leading by six and 1:30 left in the game, Oregon’s Jordan Bell had a decision to make. He could either stay with his man underneath the basket or run out and challenge Oklahoma State’s Anthony Hickey’s three-point attempt. Bell didn’t even hesitate to challenge Hickey and the …

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Oklahoma State senior Le'Bryan Nash (2) shoots for two over a Kansas player's head. (Courtesy of Jackie Dobson/The O'Colly)
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Why Oklahoma State will beat Oregon

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. With the NCAA men’s basketball tournament starting and Oregon set to face No. 9 seed Oklahoma State, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to hear an opponent’s take. This edition is …

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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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NCAA Tournament Roundtable: Oregon won’t get past Wisconsin; Kentucky undisputed favorite to win it all

Joseph Young guaranteed it. Now, it’s a reality. Oregon will play in the 2015 NCAA Tournament this Friday with a date set against no. 9 seed Oklahoma State. After his performances in Las Vegas, Young will likely be relied on to score at a high level if the Ducks expect to …

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NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin may be a team Oregon faces again

If the Ducks can find a way to get past Oklahoma State in the round of 64, awaiting them will either be No. 1 Wisconsin or No. 16 Coastal Carolina. Since no 16 seed has ever upset a 1 seed in the history of the NCAA Tournament, it’s safe to …

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NCAA Tournament Four Factors: No. 8 Oregon vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State

The NCAA Tournament produces an interesting match up between Oregon and Oklahoma State. The players to watch out for is Oregon’s Joeseph Young and Oklahoma State’s Le’Bryan Nash.

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The Oregon basketball team start to dance in the middle of the crowd after the game. 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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Social Media reacts to NCAA basketball Tournament ‘Selection Sunday’

After selection Sunday, social media weighs in on their reactions to the 2015 NCAA basketball tournament bracket.

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The Oregon Ducks played the Colorado Buffalos in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament on Thursday, March 12, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Matt Sisneros/CU Independent)
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Oregon men’s basketball receives No. 8 seed in 2015 NCAA Tournament

Oregon men’s basketball received a No. 8 seed in the West bracket from the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee and will face No. 9 seed Oklahoma State next Thursday in Omaha, Nebraska. The Ducks are coming off an 80-52 loss to the Wildcats in the Pac-12 title game. “It never gets old,” Altman …

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Pac-12 Tournament: Arizona dominates Oregon, 80-52

Arizona proved it is the best team in the Pac-12. The Wildcats dominated Oregon 80-52 in the Pac-12 Championship on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada in front of a deafening clad-red crowd. Right off the bat, it was clear that it was going to be Arizona’s …

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