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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling falls to Baylor in NCATA semifinals, wins in individual events

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling’s season came to a bittersweet end this weekend in Erie, Pennsylvania. The No. 4 seeded Ducks were unable to best No. 1 seed Baylor on Saturday, losing the semifinal meet to their long-time rivals 281.410-277.725. The Bears went on to win their fourth straight national championship …

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Oregon baseball falls in 12-5 loss to Beavers

Oregon baseball concluded the 2018 Civil War series with a 12-5 loss to the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday night. Kolby Somers took the loss for the Ducks, while Grant Gambrell picked up the win for the Beavers. The Ducks (19-18, 7-12 Pac-12) have now lost their last seven games …

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Preview: Oregon searches for a spark in Civil War series this weekend

The 2018 season has been a mixed bag for Oregon baseball so far. Currently sitting at seventh in the Pac-12, the Ducks (19-15-0, 6-9) are in a worse position than they were at this point last season. That team held a 23-12-0 record, though they also were 6-8 in conference …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling falls short in rematch with Baylor in season finale

Going into Sunday’s meet against the Baylor Bears, the women of Oregon acrobatics and tumbling knew that they needed to deliver a flawless performance to best their rivals on senior night. For most of the meet, it looked like they might do it. Despite a stellar showing throughout the first five …

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Ducks wrap up Bay Area trip with 5-2 win over San Francisco

Oregon baseball bounced back from a pair of losses to Stanford with a 5-2 victory over the San Francisco Dons on Monday. Cullen Kafka picked up the win for the Ducks – his third of the season – while Daniel Slominski took the loss for the Dons. The win marks …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling deliver season-best 284.66 in win over Hawaii Pacific

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling picked up a big win on Monday night, defeating the Hawaii Pacific Sharks 284.660 to 274.225 on the road. The meet, in which the Ducks swept every event, marked the team’s season-high in points and moved them to 4-2 on the year with one meet left. …

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Rapid Reaction: Ducks dominate in 101-73 win over Minnesota

After dominating Seattle in round one, the Oregon Ducks drummed the Minnesota Golden Gophers out of the NCAA Tournament with a dominant 101-73 win in round two on Sunday night. Oregon advances to the third round and will play either Central Michigan or Ohio State. Oregon top performers: Sabrina Ionescu: …

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Rapid Reaction: Ducks lead Gophers 51-36 at halftime in NCAA Tournament round two

It’s halftime at Matthew Knight Arena in round two of the 2018 Women’s NCAA Tournament, and the Oregon Ducks are leading the Minnesota Golden Gophers 51-36. Oregon Ducks top performers: Sabrina Ionescu: 22 points, five rebounds, eight assists Ruthy Hebard: 12 points, four assists Satou Sabally: Five points, four rebounds …

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Blowout win gives Oregon’s bench players valuable experience

As one of the most unpredictable events in sports, pre-game preparation can only do so much to ready players for March Madness. In Friday’s 88-45 beatdown of Seattle University, the Ducks didn’t just pick up a dominant first round win at home, the team was also able to give its …

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Preview: Oregon women’s basketball prepares for the Seattle Redhawks

This time last year, 10-seed Oregon women’s basketball was preparing to play seventh-seeded Temple in Durham, North Carolina. Fast forward to now, and the circumstances have flipped. On Friday night, the No. 2 seed Ducks will host the 15-seed Seattle Redhawks on their home court at Matthew Knight Arena. “We’re …

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Ducks ride explosive seventh inning to victory against Gonzaga

Since the start of the season, Oregon baseball head coach George Horton has talked about winning the seventh, eighth and ninth innings. On Tuesday night, the Ducks showed that they’d taken his words to heart in a comeback 6-3 win over the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Hunter Breault picked up the win, …

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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling splits home tri-meet

After losing their first meet of the season to Baylor, Oregon acrobatics and tumbling lost to the No. 4 Quinnipiac Bobcats and beat the No.6 Gannon Golden Knights in Sunday’s tri-meet. On their home court at Matthew Knight Arena, the Ducks finished the day with 272.23 points, while the Bobcats …

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Ducks ride strong pitching to win double-header against UC Davis

After giving up 12 hits to the UC Davis Aggies on Friday night, Oregon baseball’s pitching staff turned things around with a pair of shut-down performances in Saturday’s doubleheader. The Ducks took both games by scores of 4-1 and 7-2, respectively, and allowed just eight hits total. James Acuna and …

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Oregon baseball outlasts UC Davis in offensive showdown

It wasn’t quite batting practice, but with 23 total hits, it was close. In a game that saw both teams firing on all cylinders offensively, Oregon baseball managed to out-duel the UC Davis Aggies 5-4 on Friday night in Eugene. Ducks reliever Parker Kelly earned the win – his fourth …

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In Pac-12 championship game, the Ducks’ 24 points off of turnovers were the difference

SEATTLE – In Oregon women’s basketball’s loss to Stanford during the regular season, the Cardinal turned the Ducks’ 15 turnovers into 21 points. On Sunday night, the Ducks flipped the script with 24 points off of the Cardinal’s errors on their way to a 77-57 victory in the Pac-12 Tournament …

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In a physical win, Ruthy Hebard proves she’s near-unstoppable at her best

SEATTLE —  You could call it old-school basketball, and you wouldn’t be wrong. In a game that featured some of the college basketball’s most electric shooters, it was sensational post play from forward Ruthy Hebard that carried the Ducks to their 65-62 comeback win over the UCLA Bruins in the …

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Oregon women’s basketball demolishes Colorado in 84-47 blowout at Pac-12 Tournament

SEATTLE – If there was any doubt about Oregon women’s basketball’s top seed in the Pac-12 Tournament, the Ducks smashed it with an 84-47 rout of Colorado in the quarterfinal round on Friday. The win extends the Ducks’ win streak to seven games, and marks the team’s largest margin of …

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Preview: Oregon women’s basketball kicks off Pac-12 Tournament against Colorado

SEATTLE — After enjoying a first round bye on Thursday, Oregon women’s basketball will face off with the Colorado Buffaloes in the quarterfinal of the 2018 Pac-12 Tournament. The ninth-seeded Buffs are coming off a 66-56 win over Utah, and the one-seeded Ducks will look to hold off an upset …

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Oregon baseball edges LMU 2-1

They were held scoreless for seven innings, but the Oregon Ducks scored when it mattered most to pull out a 2-1 win over the Loyola Marymount Lions. The win gives the Ducks (3-2) a chance to win their first series of the year when they face the Lions again on …

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Strong third quarter propels Ducks to 57-44 win over Sun Devils

It may have been the team’s lowest scoring effort all season, but Oregon women’s basketball’s 57-44 road win over the Arizona State Sun Devils was the team’s biggest victory yet. On Friday night in Tempe, the Ducks (26-4, 15-2 Pac-12) guaranteed themselves at least a share of the Pac-12 title, …

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Preview: Oregon women’s basketball looks to clinch Pac-12 title in Arizona series

After a pair of thrilling overtime wins against USC and UCLA, Oregon women’s basketball is headed down to the desert to conclude the regular season against the Arizona schools. The Ducks (25-4, 14-2 Pac-12) are in the driver’s seat for a potential Pac-12 title — a pair of wins would …

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Graves named a finalist for Naismith Coach of the Year

Oregon women’s basketball head coach Kelly Graves was named a semifinalist for the 2018 Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year award on Wednesday. The announcement comes two days before the No. 8 Ducks (25-4, 14-2) travel to face the Arizona schools with their first chance at a Pac-12 title …

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Oregon baseball’s pitching struggles in 9-3 loss to UNLV

After a stellar showing from the Oregon Ducks’ pitching staff in the season opener against LMU, the team was unable to replicate that success in an 9-3 defeat at the hands of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels in the second round of the Marucci Classic on Saturday. Ducks …

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Oregon women’s basketball hang on to beat USC 80-74 in double-overtime nail-biter

Fans who came to Oregon women’s basketball’s Friday night clash with USC in hopes of seeing a conventional, by-the-numbers game likely walked away disappointed. For those looking for thrilling basketball, the Ducks’ gritty, thrilling 80-74 win in double-overtime delivered in spades. The win comes at a critical moment for the …

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Top-10 matchup for No. 9 Oregon in store as LA schools come to town

Coming off a road sweep of the Washington schools, Oregon women’s basketball is back in Eugene for a two-game homestand against USC and UCLA. When the Ducks faced both teams in Los Angeles earlier this season, they edged both out in a pair of close games. With Pac-12 play quickly …

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Hebard carries Oregon women’s basketball in 76-63 victory over Washington

In the second half of Oregon’s loss to Stanford last weekend, Ruthy Hebard was held scoreless. On Friday night in Seattle she erupted for 30 points and 14 rebounds, boosting her team to a dominant 76-63 thumping of the Washington Huskies. The victory keeps the No. 9 Ducks (11-2 Pac-12) in …

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Ducks win season-opener over Concordia Wisconsin

The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team kicked its season off with a win over Concordia University (Wisconsin) in Mequon, WI on Monday, winning 267.89-225.305. The team has now won its opening meet eight consecutive times. Oregon took the compulsory round, beating Concordia (Wisconsin) 38.5-32.1. In the acro event, the Ducks …

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Turnovers clip Ducks’ wings in loss to Stanford

On Oregon’s second-to-last possession on Sunday, Ruthy Hebard turned the ball over to Stanford’s Marta Sniezek. The Cardinal would score on the ensuing play. It was a fitting conclusion to a game in which the Ducks struggled mightily with ball control, turning the rock over 16 times. In contrast, Stanford …

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Ducks rout California in 91-54 win

For one quarter, the Friday night clash between the No. 6 Oregon Ducks and No. 25 California Golden Bears looked like what you’d expect of a conference matchup of ranked teams. It was an ugly, defensive period of play, and neither team seemed able to gain an edge. By the …

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Ducks soar in 75-63 win over Oregon State to snap Civil War losing streak

After a tough overtime loss to the Oregon State Beavers on Friday, Oregon women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves didn’t mince words. He wanted to beat the Beavers. On Sunday night, in front of a crowd of 7,249 at Matthew Knight Arena, the Ducks granted their coach’s wish with a dominating, …

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