No. 3 Oregon women's basketball continued its perfect start to the 2018-2019 season with an 88-58 victory over the Utah State Aggies (2-1) on Wednesday evening, improving to 3-0.
Following Oregon women's basketball's 75-73 win over No. 18 Syracuse on Saturday, the Ducks hung onto the No. 3 ranking in the latest AP Poll released on Monday.
Every winter since she was 4 years old, Oregon basketball’s Erin Boley has perfected her game. In the summers, she would trade her basketball shoes for cleats to take the softball field — until eighth grade, when she won a fastpitch national world series.
Maite Cazorla doesn’t have a national title. She hasn’t won any tournament MVP honors nor been an All-American. Yet, she has five gold medals.
Syracuse battled back against Oregon women’s basketball in the fourth quarter.
Trailing 67-64 with one minute left, No. 3 Oregon women’s basketball’s junior Sabrina Ionescu sank a deep 3-pointer to tie the Ducks with No. 18 Syracuse, 67 apiece. Redshirt sophomore transfer Erin Boley followed suit downing another 3, just half a minute later, to roars from 6,879 fans in …
The No. 3 Ducks defeated Alaska Fairbanks 115-36 in Fairbanks, Alaska, behind Sabrina Ionescu’s 11th career triple-double to kick off their 2018-19 campaign.
Junior power forward Ruthy Hebard has been bombarded with ticket requests ever since the summer, when she learned that she and the No. 3 Oregon women’s basketball team would start its season in her hometown of Fairbanks, Alaska.
The Oregon Ducks will enter the upcoming season as No. 3 in the nation, announced by the Associated Press on Wednesday. The ranking is the highest for the program, which a few weeks back was seeded as No. 1 in the Pac-12 for the first time in program history.
Three starters on the Pac-12 preseason favorite No. 6 Oregon women’s basketball team have been added to national award watch lists this week. Sophomore Satou Sabally and juniors Ruthy Hebard and Sabrina Ionescu. Hebard and Ionescu both won their respective awards last season.
The Oregon Ducks are introduced at the start of the event. Oregon Ducks Men’s and Women’s Basketball host Matt Knight Madness at Matt Knight Arena in Eugene Ore. on October 12. 2018. (Devin Roux/Emerald)
For the first time in conference history, the same school has been picked to end the season on top of the Pac-12 in men’s and women’s basketball.
Oregon women’s basketball ended its 2017-18 season in Spokane, Washington, with an Elite Eight loss to Notre Dame, and since, the team graduated two seniors and lost four more players from its roster through transfer or going pro. Still, the Ducks’ NCAA Tournament hopes are driving their sho…
On Wednesday, Oregon women’s basketball released the 2018-19 conference and non-conference schedules.
Sophomore Mallory McGwire announced on Twitter on Wednesday that she will transfer to Boise State after two seasons on the Oregon women’s basketball team.
After Anneli Maley departed for TCU on Saturday while Sierra Campisano waits for a transfer after asking for her release, Oregon women’s basketball lost yet another player: freshman Aina Ayuso.
After just one season with the Oregon women’s basketball program, freshman Anneli Maley will transfer to TCU, while sophomore forward Sierra Campisano has asked for her release from the program, according to a report from the Register-Guard’s Austin Meek.
The list of accolades keep coming for sophomores Sabrina Ionescu and Ruthy Hebard.
For the first time in the Oregon women’s basketball program’s history, a Duck has been selected to the AP’s All-American first team.
Oregon Ducks forward Satou Sabally (0) drives toward the hoop. The Oregon Ducks play Notre Dame in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA tournament at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena in Spokane, Wash. on Monday, March 26, 2018. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
SPOKANE, Wash. — Oregon head coach Kelly Graves issued a warning twice this weekend that in hindsight proved to be dead on.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The Ducks need just one more win to make it to the Final Four for the first time in program history.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Oregon advanced to its second Elite Eight in program history after defeating No. 11-seeded Central Michigan 83-69 on Saturday. Now, the Ducks (33-4) turn their attention toward No. 1-seeded Notre Dame (32-3), which advanced to the Elite Eight with a 90-84 win over No. 4-seed…
Oregon Ducks guard Lexi Bando (10) runs into the spotlight during pre game introductions. The Oregon Ducks play the Central Michigan Chippewas in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
SPOKANE, Wash. — Two years, two trips to the Elite Eight.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Oregon’s first day at Spokane Arena wrapped up shortly after shortly after 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon.
Kelly Graves has fond memories of Spokane.
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.
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.
With the clock counting down in the first half, Oregon junior guard Maite Cazorla had the ball in hand with her back toward the hoop.
Oregon Ducks guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) goes for a layup after getting past a Minnesota defender. The No. 6 Oregon Ducks play the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Sunday, March 18, 2018. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
In the fall, Oregon head coach Kelly Graves was in Minnesota recruiting and had some time to kill. Minnesota head coach Marlene Stollings provided him with an opportunity to view one of Minnesota’s practices.
Oregon freshman Aina Ayuso went viral at the Pac-12 Tournament when she crossed over a defender, sending her into the floor while Ayuso proceeded to drive for a layup.
At halftime in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Oregon leads Seattle 48-16 at Matthew Knight Arena. The Ducks got off to a hot start, and by halftime nine different players had minutes.
Sabrina Ionescu and her triple-double led the No. 2-seed Oregon Ducks over the No. 15 Seattle Redhawks 88-45 on Friday at Matt Knight Arena. Oregon advances to the second round of the NCAA Tournament and will face the No. 10 Minnesota Golden Gophers on Sunday.
Ducks forward Satou Sabally (0) contests the shot. The No. 6 Oregon Ducks play the Seattle University Redhawks in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, March 16, 2018. (Ben Green/Emerald)
Fans at Matthew Knight Arena began to groan.
As one of the most unpredictable events in sports, pre-game preparation can only do so much to ready players for March Madness.
Former Oregon defensive lineman Elijah George reaches to hit the pegs during the vertical jump. Oregon Football hosts its annual NFL Pro Day for scouts to view the talent of 2018 draft eligible players at the Moshofsky Center in Eugene, Ore. on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
This time last year, 10-seed Oregon women’s basketball was preparing to play seventh-seeded Temple in Durham, North Carolina.
Last season, Oregon women’s basketball sat down for the NCAA Selection Show, waiting to see who the team would draw, where they’d be seeded and where they’d play.
At Sabrina Ionescu’s first basketball tryout in her hometown of Walnut Creek, California, she was just a middle school student trying to find a place to compete.
SEATTLE — Eugene native Lexi Bando committed to play for head coach Kelly Graves when he was still in charge of Gonzaga in Spokane, Washington.
SEATTLE — As Oregon women’s basketball heads into the program’s first ever Pac-12 Tournament championship game appearance, the team has one thought on its mind: payback.
Oregon Ducks guard Maite Cazorla (5) makes a pass between two Stanford Cardinal defenders. The Oregon Ducks face the Stanford Cardinal in the final of the Pac-12 Tournament at KeyArena in Seattle, Wash. on Sunday, March 4, 2018. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
SEATTLE — With under two minutes to play in the Pac-12 Tournament championship game, the section directly behind the Oregon bench stood up and began to chant “MVP” as Pac-12 player of the year and sophomore guard Sabrina Ionescu dribbled the ball up the court.
SEATTLE – In Oregon women’s basketball’s loss to Stanford during the regular season, the Cardinal turned the Ducks’ 15 turnovers into 21 points.
Oregon Ducks guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) is defended by UCLA Bruins guard Jordin Canada (3). The Oregon Ducks face the UCLA Bruins in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament at KeyArena in Seattle, Wash. on Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)
SEATTLE — Following Oregon women’s basketball’s 84-47 win over Colorado on Friday, the Ducks had the rest of the day to occupy themselves. Of course, some of it was spent watching the game that directly followed theirs, which would produce their next opponent.