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Recent play of graduate transfers Elijah Brown and MiKyle McIntosh key for Oregon’s success

Oregon head coach Dana Altman expected more out of graduate transfers Elijah Brown and MiKyle McIntosh this season. The duo came to Oregon to provide a veteran presence and leadership to a team that had lost four of its five starters during the offseason, but the two have struggled to …

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Strong first half saves Oregon from second half lapse as Ducks beat Beavers 66-57

Payton Pritchard drove to the basket between three Oregon State players, and while tossing up a layup that kissed off the glass and went in, he was fouled. Before heading to the free throw line, he let out a yell. Excitement. Joy. Relief. After Oregon went on a 27-4 run …

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Oregon’s first test brings more questions than answers

PORTLAND, Ore. — My ears hurt. It’s Thanksgiving, and the refs were in a charitable mood for Oregon 71-63 loss to UConn in the first round in the PK80 Invitational. Oregon and UConn combined for 53 fouls on Thursday. That’s 1.3 fouls per minute. For an Oregon team trying to build …

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After a rough start, Oregon beats Ball State 95-71 behind Pritchard’s record night

Oregon went down 29-24 in the first half against Ball State. Then, Dana Altman called a timeout. “Coach Altman knows how to get us fired up,” forward Paul White said. “He said we were just coming out not focused, very slow and we were kind of just not being in …

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Elijah Brown breaks through, has his best game as a Duck

It has taken awhile for Elijah Brown to find his footing in Oregon’s offense. The New Mexico graduate transfer, who led the Lobos in scoring in each of his two seasons in the Mountain West Conference, scored only 16 points and shot a mere 24 percent from the field in …

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Quick Hits: The Oregon men’s basketball team signs top prospects

— Oregon men’s basketball standouts Chris Boucher, Jordan Bell, Tyler Dorsey and Dillon Brooks led the team to its recent Final Four run. With all of them declaring for the NBA, as well as being invited to the combine, Dana Altman had his work cut out to fill those scholarship spots for next year. …

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