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.
Oregon women’s head basketball coach Kelly Graves’ contract with the University of Oregon has been extended through the 2025-2026 season, as announced Wednesday afternoon through a press release.
For the second consecutive season, Oregon women’s basketball was selected as the No. 2 seed in the West Region for the NCAA Tournament.
Oregon women's basketball dropped one spot to No. 7 in the latest AP Poll after falling to No. 6 Stanford in the Pac-12 Tournament final.
Down six points against No. 2 seed Stanford with 27 seconds left in the final of the Pac-12 Tournament, junior Sabrina Ionescu missed back-to-back 3-pointers. A subsequent foul by the junior sent Stanford’s Alanna Smith to the free-throw line where she added two more to the Cardinal lead.
For the second consecutive season, the Oregon Ducks will play in the Pac-12 Tournament final as the top-seeded team against a No. 2 seed Stanford Cardinal.
All night long, Ruthy Hebard battled relentlessly against the post play of UCLA. The junior power forward wasn’t just a mismatch, she was a nightmare for the Bruins, whose tight and aggressive player-to-player defense proved effective at slowing the high-powered Ducks offense.
Top-seeded Oregon women’s basketball will take on No. 4 seed UCLA at 6 p.m. PT in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinal for the second straight season.
Behind a Ruthy Hebard double-double and near-Sabrina Ionescu-triple-double in the quarterfinal of the Pac-12 Tournament, No. 1 seeded Oregon women’s basketball outscored No. 8 seeded Arizona in every quarter except the third to advance to the semifinal round in a 77-63 win over the Wildcats.
Last Friday, No. 6 Oregon women’s basketball met Arizona looking to secure a share of the Pac-12 regular season title. They did just that in a 22-point, 83-54 defeat of the Wildcats. And after a 28-point Arizona beat down of the USC Trojans in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament, the Du…
Oregon women's basketball head coach Kelly Graves was named John Wooden Pac-12 Coach of the Year, a first for him, while junior guard Sabrina Ionescu earned a second consecutive Pac-12 Player of the Year award.
After securing the Pac-12 regular-season title outright this weekend in a sweep of the Arizona schools, No. 6 Oregon women’s basketball stays at No. 6 in the AP poll for the second week. Oregon beat an unranked Arizona Friday night, before fighting for a seven-point 66-59 win over then-No. 2…
No. 6 Oregon women’s basketball needed a spark as it entered the fourth quarter against Arizona State on Sunday.
No. 6 Oregon women’s basketball entered the last regular-season weekend of conference play needing just one win to earn a share Pac-12 regular-season title. The Ducks found their win behind a 22-point performance from junior Sabrina Ionescu and a fourth-quarter shutout against Arizona to tak…
After back-to-back upset losses, Oregon women's basketball (25-3, 14-2) fell from a program-high No. 2 ranking to No. 6 in this week's AP Poll.
It was quite a morning at Matthew Knight Arena.
With 11 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, No. 2 Oregon women basketball’s junior Sabrina Ionescu needed just one assist for her 17th career and seventh season triple-double.
Oregon was down by five with 11 seconds left in the game when Sabrina Ionescu fouled out.
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With two minutes left in the first half, the momentum began to shift ever so slightly. A 7-0 run by the UCLA Bruins (17-10, 10-5 Pac-12) provided a small spark against the No. 2 Oregon Ducks, which found presence in the paint without star power forward Ruthy Hebard.
The No. 2 Oregon women’s basketball team (24-2, 13-1) is adjusting to playing without last year’s national power forward of the year, Ruthy Hebard, who was injured in Oregon’s loss at No. 12 Oregon State on Monday — the Ducks’ first loss of Pac-12, snapping a 17-game win streak.
Taylor Chavez is the only active freshman on the Ducks.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — The No. 2 Oregon Ducks fell in a dramatic 67-62 upset to their state rivals, the No. 12 Oregon State Beavers, in Monday’s Civil War conclusion. While Oregon’s star forward Ruthy Hebard spent the majority of the game benched with an injury, both teams played in a game that w…
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Losing a game stings. Losing a highly-contested, close and heated rivalry game stings more. Losing a star player in the process stings the most.
After defeating then ranked No. 9 Oregon State on Friday, the Oregon women’s basketball team is in new territory.
In four months, Oregon senior Oti Gildon will graduate from the University of Oregon. She will be wearing a green robe with a matching cap, along with a yellow sash that will read “Student Athlete” on one side and “Basketball” on the other.
After Sabrina Ionescu hit a pull up jumper to give Oregon a nine-point lead with less than a minute remaining, she yelled and pumped her first as she ran back on defense. The gesture signified how significant a win this was not only for her, but for program as well.
With three minutes left in the first half, junior Ruthy Hebard hustled to grab a loose ball before dishing it to junior Sabrina Ionescu on the 3-point line. Ionescu drained the shot, spurring a late-quarter 10-0 surge to head into half up four points at 39-35.
No. 3 Oregon women’s basketball hosts No. 9 Oregon State for the top-10 Civil War series-opener in front of a sold-out Matthew Knight Arena Friday night at 6 p.m. before traveling to Corvallis Monday night to face the Beavers again.
After consecutive 27-point performances on the road against the California Golden Bears and the No. 11 Stanford Cardinal, Oregon women’s basketball junior point guard Sabrina Ionescu has been named the Pac-12 player of the week for the eighth time in her career and second time this season.
Prior to Sunday afternoon's, the last time Oregon women's basketball defeated the Stanford Cardinal at home was in 1987. For 29 games in a row the Cardinal dominated on their home court, but on Sunday, it was a new story.
Despite a brief Cal lead, No. 3 Oregon women’s basketball (21-2, 10-0) outpaced the Golden Bears (14-7, 5-5) in a 105-82 victory.
Back in 2014, Oregon guards Maite Cazorla and Sabrina Ionescu met in the FIBA U17 World Cup, where the United States, featuring Ionescu, outpaced Cazorla’s Spain by just two points to win the title.
With wins over then-ranked No. 14 Utah and Colorado last weekend, the Oregon women's basketball team have moved up to No. 3 in the AP Top-25 Poll — matching the highest rank in program history.
Oregon women’s basketball couldn’t have asked for a better start.
In Oregon’s most anticipated game of the season thus far, the 4th-ranked Ducks (20-1, 9-0 Pac-12) defeated the No. 14 Utah Utes, 87-65, Friday night to keep their lead at the top of the conference.
With two minutes left in the third quarter, No. 4 Oregon women’s basketball’s Sabrina Ionescu turned the ball over, resulting in a layup by Utah’s Megan Huff and giving the Utes their second tie of the game. With a minute left, the Utes took their only lead at 56-54.