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AP Poll: Baylor, Nebraska fall after blowout losses

There was no movement atop the college football world during week 11. Alabama, Michigan, Clemson, Washington, Louisville and Ohio State remain the top six teams nationally, according to the AP Top 25 poll. A few key contests sparked serious movement in the poll. Nebraska, which was routed by Ohio State 62-3, fell from …

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Oregon women’s basketball: Five things we learned after the Ducks’ exhibition debut

1- Reign of Kelly Graves: The Kelly Graves era officially began Sunday afternoon at Mathew Knight Arena with a 81-44 exhibition win against Westmont. “I was actually quite pleased with how we played today,” Graves said. “I liked the effort, I liked that everyone got in; lot of people contributed.” By the …

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MusicSports

Q&A: Oregon band announcer Scott Barkhurst discusses his 17 years on the job

Scott Barkhurst spends his Saturdays with the Oregon Marching Band. Rather than take the field, Barkhurst works up in the press box as the band announcer introducing the pregame and halftime shows. This is his 17th year on the job. So, what exactly is your role as band announcer? I …

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Oregon women’s soccer: Ducks lose 2-1 to Colorado on late goal

After taking an early lead Oregon women’s soccer couldn’t find a way to hold on, losing 2-1 against Colorado Sunday afternoon at Papé Field. “Pac-12 points are hard to come by,” Oregon coach Kat Mertz said. “You are always fighting for a point here or there, so to see it …

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Q&A: Oregon club soccer’s Zach Donner on 5-0 victory against Western Oregon

On Sunday afternoon, the University of Oregon men’s club soccer team won a match against Western Oregon 5-0. One of the key performers was defender Zach Donner, who had an impact on both sides of the ball. He held the line well, while also notching his first goal for the …

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Pair of Oregon men’s basketball players caught shoplifting

More legal trouble for the Oregon men’s basketball team. On September 12 seniors Jalil Abdul-Bassit and Elgin Cook ran into trouble with the law after they were caught shoplifting from the Market of Choice on Franklin Boulevard in the late afternoon, according to the Register-Guard. Rather than being taken into …

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Despite ‘snub’ in preseason rankings, Oregon men’s club rugby ready for season

Coming into the new season, it feels like nobody believes in Oregon men’s club rugby. In a preseason poll ranking the top rugby programs in the nation, several teams from the Northwest Collegiate Rugby Conference placed highly on the list. Oregon, which ended up losing last year in the conference …

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Undefeated season is the goal as Oregon men’s club soccer begins new year

As with everything that happens in Eugene, rain began to fall during one of the Oregon men’s club soccer double day practices the week before school began. “It’s really no big deal at all,” assistant coach Luke Connolly said as water dripped from his soaked jacket. “Rain is no problem …

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DuckSeasonFootballSports

Keanon Lowe and his ‘little brother’ Devon Allen shine in beginning stages of season

Keanon Lowe wasn’t going to revel in what the stat sheet may have said about his performance Saturday night, but there was no denying that the redshirt senior wide receiver had made his most lasting impact in a Ducks uniform. Lowe, a product of Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon, …

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Club Sports

‘Rugby House’ serves as unofficial clubhouse for Oregon men’s rugby

The Rugby House is called by several names: “The Fishmarket,” the “23rd House,” and a few refer to it as “The Thunderdome.” “I feel like it is mainly called the Rugby House,” Daniel Minarich said. That’s probably the name that fits best. The house is covered in rugby memorabilia and is the unofficial …

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Quick Hits

Emerald Quick Hits: Civil War headlines first round of Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament

– One of the biggest rivalries in college sports will headline day one of the Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament, as Oregon (22-8, 10-8 Pac-12) and Oregon State (16-14, 8-10) will partake in a Civil War game for the third time this season. The game will take place at 6 p.m. …

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Club Sports

Riding with diabetes doesn’t slow Oregon cyclist Michael Shelver

In middle school Michael Shelver went through a rebellious phase. He stopped caring about his body and started having fun. For Shelver rebellion had a cost, as his fun landed him in the hospital. As a person living with type 1 diabetes, Shelver’s rebellion led to hypoglycemic seizures — which is …

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Women's Basketball

Oregon women’s basketball’s Jillian Alleyne named all-Pac-12

Oregon women’s basketball sophomore forward Jillian Alleyne has been named to the all-Pac-12 team Tuesday morning. Guards Chrishae Rowe and Ariel Thomas were honorable mention all-league choices, as well. Alleyne currently leads the nation in both rebounds (15.7) and double-doubles (26) while ranking third in the Pac-12 in scoring (21.6). …

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Club Sports

Oregon men’s club rugby: Ducks break into Division 1 top 25

The Oregon men’s club rugby team was recognized nationally this week after RugbyMag.com ranked them No. 25 in their College Division 1 rankings. This is the first time that Oregon (7-0-1) has been ranked this season, as the Ducks have been enjoying perhaps their most successful season in club history. The …

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Football

Oregon football lands offensive line recruit Zach Okun

Oregon football has landed their first 2015 recruit Tuesday, junior offensive lineman Zach Okun, after he verbally committed during an unofficial visit. I've officially committed to The University of Oregon!!! #GoDucks #QuackAttack pic.twitter.com/ocUr010Rut — Zach Okun (@_ZO75) March 4, 2014 In an interview with 247Sports, Okun said he’s “done with …

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Women's Basketball

Oregon women’s basketball: Ducks defeat Arizona 90-78, end season on winning streak

Oregon women’s basketball hosted Arizona Sunday as the Ducks played their final game of the regular season, winning 90-78. “I told them after the game that I knew it was going to be a grind game,” head coach Paul Westhead told the media after the game. “This was a big …

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Women's Basketball

Oregon women’s basketball loses to Oregon State 84-70, now 0-4 in Pac-12

In the second straight game against Oregon State, the Oregon women’s basketball team found themselves on the losing end once again, this time by a score of 84-70 on the road in Corvallis. After winning the opening tip, the Beavers (10-6, 2-2) never looked back, controlling most of the game. …

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Quick Hits

Emerald Quick Hits: Don Pellum set to take over as Oregon football defensive coordinator

– The Oregon women’s basketball team will get the chance to even the series against Oregon State as they travel to Corvallis Monday night for the 92nd Civil War. Oregon lost 88-80 on Saturday as they played host to the Beavers in the first game of the back-to-back series. Ducks center …

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Club Sports

Life Cycle supports Oregon club cycling through sponsorship

Cycling can be an expensive sport, especially for someone who is just starting out. The upfront costs can creep into the thousands as the cyclist has to purchase not only a bike but also gear to keep themselves warm in the tumultuous Eugene weather. For many prospective cyclists the price …

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