Oregon women’s basketball’s Sabrina Ionescu won the John R. Wooden Award, for the most outstanding college basketball player, on Friday night.
When Maite Cazorla saw her name flash across the screen, she was in her home with her teammates Oti Gildon, Nyara Sabally and Ruthy Hebard. The Atlanta Dream had just drafted her in the 2019 WNBA Draft.
For the first time since returning to Eugene after losing to eventual champion Baylor in the Final Four, head coach Kelly Graves and junior guard Sabrina Ionescu spoke to the media.
TAMPA, Fla. — Pack the bags. Roll up the carpet. The party is over.
TAMPA, Fla. — Maite Cazorla and Oti Gildon took a chance when they committed to Oregon.
This post has been updated to correctly state that Sabrina Ionescu will return for her senior season with Oregon women's basketball after citing a report by High Post Hoops that she had declared for the WNBA Draft.
TAMPA, Fla. — After Oregon’s heartbreaking loss in Friday’s national semifinal, there were just two players uncontrollably sobbing in the team’s locker room.
TAMPA, Fla. – Two fouls in the first quarter, another two in the second half.
TAMPA, Fla. — Ruthy Hebard couldn’t catch a break.
TAMPA, Fla. — There might not be another one like her.
TAMPA, Fla. — When junior Sabrina Ionescu realized the game was over, she hid her face in her jersey, pulling it up to cover the tears that were surely begging to fall. After a missed Oregon 3-pointer, Erin Boley had just fouled Baylor’s Kalani Brown with three seconds left. Both teams heade…
The Oregon women’s basketball team (33-5) fell 72-67 to the No. 1 overall seed Baylor Bears (36-1) Friday night in the Ducks’ first ever Final Four.
TAMPA, Fla. – On Thursday night in Amalie Arena, when the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association was announcing the winner of the Wade Trophy for the most outstanding women’s basketball player, Oregon’s triple-double star Sabrina Ionescu was turned talking to Connecticut’s Napheesa Collier i…
TAMPA, Fla. — It’s been a whirlwind couple days for the Oregon women’s basketball team.
TAMPA, Fla. – Late last week, the floor of Amalie Arena was transformed from an ice rink, home to the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning, to the court of the NCAA Final Four. Following a thrilling defeat of No. 1-seed Mississippi State on Sunday, No. 2-seed Oregon women’s basketball is preparing to p…
TAMPA, Fla. — Oregon head coach Kelly Graves said that “one of these things is not like the other” at this year’s Final Four.
TAMPA BAY, Fla. — Baylor women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey, along with Lauren Cox, Kalani Brown and Chloe Jackson from the Lady Bears team, spoke with media Thursday morning to preview Friday’s matchup against Oregon.
This weekend, four of the nation’s top collegiate women’s basketball teams will be making appearances in Tampa Bay, Florida, for the NCAA Tournament's Final Four.
Oregon women’s basketball has set out for Tampa Bay, where the second-seeded Ducks will take on top-seed Baylor in the Final Four.
PORTLAND, Ore. — When Oti Gildon and Maite Cazorla stepped foot on the Oregon campus as freshmen in the fall of 2015, neither one thought the Oregon women’s basketball program would ever step foot on a stage as big as the NCAA Tournament regionals.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Last year in Columbus, Ohio, Sabrina Ionescu sat in the stands and watched as four teams played for the national title. She was there to pick up an award. She couldn’t help but think about how she was so close to being one of those players on the court.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Finally.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Redshirt sophomore Lydia Giomi doesn’t play a lot of minutes.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- With just over a minute left in the Portland Regional final and leading by just three points, Oregon women’s basketball's Sabrina Ionescu drained a step-back 3-pointer.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Sabrina Ionescu has a look in her eye when she’s on the court. You see it when she defends, when she dribbles and when she scrambles for a loose ball and ends up diving into the scorers’ table.
Believe in them or not, most people have superstitions. Especially in sports, where games are so dependent on one’s mental focus and strength.
There might not be a more anticipated player-to-player matchup in the country than Sunday’s battle between Ruthy Hebard and Teaira McCowan.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon women’s basketball has been here before.
As Oregon closed out the first half its Sweet 16 matchup against No. 6 seed South Dakota State, Satou Sabally started emitting a power surge of energy.
PORTLAND, Ore. — South Dakota State was frustrating Oregon early in the first quarter, but then Sabrina Ionescu came alive, knocking down four straight jump shots to end the quarter and give the Ducks the lead.
PORTLAND, Ore. — On Wednesday, the Oregon Ducks packed up their travel gear and loaded a bus to take them just two hours north Interstate-5 to the city of Portland, Oregon, for their NCAA Tournament Regional hosted at the Moda Center.
PORTLAND, Ore. — When Oregon women’s basketball made the Sweet 16 two seasons ago, the Ducks were the underdogs. A 10-seed up against a three-seed Maryland team that had expected it would play No. 2 Duke. Instead playing a young Ducks team craving a third straight upset.
December was a turning point for Oregon women’s basketball.
Indiana was down 15 points to the No. 2 seeded Oregon Ducks with just under a minute to play in the third quarter.
The title "triple-double queen" may no longer fit Sabrina Ionescu. Members of royalty are just mortals. She’s much more than that.
Inspiration is key to making a run in the NCAA Tournament, and members of the Oregon women’s basketball team know just that.
For the third straight year the Oregon Ducks have moved on to the second round in the NCAA Tournament, and for the second consecutive year, they’ll be hosting the game in Eugene in front of their home crowd at Matthew Knight Arena.
Lydia Giomi walked onto the court during warmups Friday night and was instantly greeted by the 6,523-person crowd at Matthew Knight Arena applauding her and her teammates.
Satou Sabally was dominating as the Ducks ended the regular season.
Early in the third quarter, Oregon junior Sabrina Ionescu knocked down a 30-foot-plus shot-clock-buzzer-beating 3-pointer. On her way back down the court, she tripped running backwards and fell, laughing as she got back up.
In Oregon’s home loss to UCLA in February, freshman Taylor Chavez landed awkwardly. It hurt but Chavez played in Oregon’s next game against USC. But then the pain became unbearable to the point that Chavez hasn’t played since.
No. 7 Oregon women’s basketball opens its third-straight NCAA Tournament at home Friday night against instate-opponents, 15-seed Portland State, in the first round of the Tournament. The No. 2 seed Ducks (29-4) host the first two rounds of the Tournament at Matthew Knight Arena for the secon…
Ahead of the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament in Eugene, coaches and players had plenty to talk about.