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Oregon men's basketball dominates UCLA, wins 82-64

Oregon men’s basketball took advantage of a scorching start from the field to blow out UCLA 82-64 at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday. In the first half, the Ducks (14-6, 4-3) shot 75 percent from the field, went 6-7 from three-point range and held UCLA (11-9, 3-4) to 42.9 percent shooting …

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Oregon not quite ready for conference-best Arizona, T.J. McConnell has field day

From the get-go, it was Arizona’s game to lose. Even on the road, the No. 7 ranked Wildcats (14-1, 2-0 Pac-12) held every advantage and put them to use against an untested Oregon (11-4, 1-1 Pac-12) team. Sure, the Ducks held their own against ranked opponents like VCU and Michigan …

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Oregon still looking for consistency as non-conference season ends and Pac-12 play begins

After everything the Ducks have been through — from the tumultuous offseason to returning just three players with any real playing time — Oregon should be very pleased to be standing at 10-3 at the end of the preseason schedule. The only person who doesn’t seemed pleased is Ducks head …

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Oregon survives OT thriller against UCSB, wins 82-78

Dana Altman looked exhausted following Oregon’s 82-78 overtime win over visiting University of California Santa Barbara. Altman, who had been stressing the importance of finishing out the non-conference schedule strong, knew how tough their two remaining games would be, and tonight, his team found out why the hard way. Without …

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Oregon men's basketball fly by Delaware State 83-70 to improve to 8-3

Oregon head coach Dana Altman said changes needed to be made if the Ducks were going to start games off stronger. Staying true to his word, Altman mixed things and the results were undeniable. “The guys got off to a good start — I thought our starting lineup did a …

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Joseph Young’s complete performance leads Oregon past Cal State Northridge

Joseph Young did everything right Wednesday night as he led Oregon (7-3) past visiting Cal State Northridge 79-56. After struggling from the floor for the past few games, Young shot efficiently and filled up the stat sheet. Young finished with a game-high 18 points along with eight rebounds and four …

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Oregon rebounds from slow start to pick up 79-56 win over Cal-State Northridge

With 11:34 remaining in the first half, the Ducks found themselves being outplayed in every facet of the game by Cal-State Northridge (3-8), thus resulting in a 16-9 deficit. Oregon head coach Dana Altman had seen enough and called a a timeout with the hope of waking up his team …

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Ole Miss takes advantage of Oregon’s poor shooting, wins 79-73

It wasn’t pretty for the Oregon men’s basketball team as they dropped to visiting Ole Miss 79-73. In fact, it was ugly. The Ducks, who entered this game shooting 39 percent from the outside, simply could not get their shots to go down against an unforgiving Rebels’ zone defense. It …

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Oregon basketball downs Concordia 94-63

The Oregon men’s basketball team used some of its depth to overcome another slow start and defeat Concordia 94-63 on Wednesday night at Matthew Knight Arena. Five Ducks finished in double-figures and the team shot 52.5 percent (42-80) on the night in the lopsided matchup, but a sloppy start gave Oregon (5-2) …

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The Ducks may be 5-2 but they still have a long ways to go

“We have a long way to go.” That seems to be the theme of the night after the Ducks defeated Concordia 94-63 at Matthew Knight Arena to run their winning streak to two. Although the final score was indicative of Oregon’s second-highest scoring output on the year, head coach Dana …

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Behind Jordan Bell’s career night, Oregon men’s basketball hands Portland State its first loss

There was a lot to like for Dana Altman and his staff as the Oregon men’s basketball (4-2) took down visiting Portland State (4-1) 81-59, a team who recently beat USC on the road. Coming off back-to-back losses to Michigan and VCU in the Progressive Legends Classic, the Ducks hit …

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Jalil Abdul-Bassit is playing well and making opponents notice

With 1:52 seconds left on the clock in the first half, Jalil Abdul-Bassit came off a screen and caught a pass from Joseph Young. Without even thinking and without his feet being set, Abdul-Bassit rose off the ground and fired a contested three-pointer. If this same situation last year would’ve …

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Oregon men’s basketball falls to No. 14 VCU in third-place game of Legends Progressive Classic

For 37 minutes, the Oregon mens basketball was hanging tough with the No. 14 team in the country. Trailing 67-61 and on a fast break, freshman Jordan Bell took a pass from Joseph Young and dribbled down the left side of the court towards the hoop, presenting a two-on-one in …

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Oregon men's basketball falls to No. 14 VCU in third-place game of Legends Progressive Classic

For 37 minutes, the Oregon mens basketball was hanging tough with the No. 14 team in the country. Trailing 67-61 and on a fast break, freshman Jordan Bell took a pass from Joseph Young and dribbled down the left side of the court towards the hoop, presenting a two-on-one in …

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Progressive Legends Classic: Oregon men’s basketball falls to No. 19 Michigan, but not without a fight

On paper, the Oregon men’s basketball team had little to no advantages heading into their semifinals matchup at the Progressive Legends Classic against No. 19 Michigan. For the first time this season, the Ducks were on the road and it was under the big lights as they faced off at …

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Oregon men’s basketball overcomes first test with 78-68 win against Toledo

With 2:39 left to play and Oregon clinging to a six-point lead, the Ducks were looking for some sort of spark to put the game out of reach and get the victory. While many people in attendance expected Joseph Young to be that spark, it was freshman Dillon Brooks and junior …

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Oregon men's basketball overcomes first test with 78-68 win against Toledo

With 2:39 left to play and Oregon clinging to a six-point lead, the Ducks were looking for some sort of spark to put the game out of reach and get the victory. While many people in attendance expected Joseph Young to be that spark, it was freshman Dillon Brooks and junior …

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Oregon men’s basketball prepares for early season challenge against Toledo

Dana Altman called Oregon’s next three games the toughest stretch he’s had to face at Oregon. The Ducks face Toledo at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday before heading to Brooklyn to face No. 24 Michigan, then No. 12 Villanova or No. 15 VCU to finish up the Progressive Legends Classic. Each …

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Oregon men's basketball prepares for early season challenge against Toledo

Dana Altman called Oregon’s next three games the toughest stretch he’s had to face at Oregon. The Ducks face Toledo at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday before heading to Brooklyn to face No. 24 Michigan, then No. 12 Villanova or No. 15 VCU to finish up the Progressive Legends Classic. Each …

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ICYMI: Oregon men’s basketball overcomes Young’s off night against Detroit

Oregon men’s basketball got its first taste of adversity in game one of the Progressive Legends Classic as the Ducks topped Detroit 83-66 on Monday night at Matthew Knight Arena. After ending the first half at a 35-35 tie, the Ducks (2-0) used an 11-0 advantage in second chance points …

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ICYMI: Oregon men's basketball overcomes Young's off night against Detroit

Oregon men’s basketball got its first taste of adversity in game one of the Progressive Legends Classic as the Ducks topped Detroit 83-66 on Monday night at Matthew Knight Arena. After ending the first half at a 35-35 tie, the Ducks (2-0) used an 11-0 advantage in second chance points …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Joseph Young added to preseason Top 50 list, women’s tennis sign top recruit

– Today, Oregon men’s basketball’s Joseph Young was added to the preseason Top 50 list for the John R. Wooden Award. The senior had  had 32 points, eight assists and five rebounds in the Ducks’ first game. – Oregon women’s tennis coach Alison Silverio announced the signing of another five-star recruit …

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Pac-12 Media Day: Oregon men’s basketball looking to remain positive heading into the season

A lot has changed for the Oregon men’s basketball team since playing Wisconsin in round two of the NCAA tournament last year. With the departure of Damyean Dotson, Brandon Austin and Dominic Artis amid the alleged sexual assault case, the Ducks are in full rebuilding mode. On top of all …

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Here’s what happened: The sequence of events leading up to the district attorney’s dismissal of the alleged case against Dotson, Artis and Austin

Editor’s Note: A previous print version of this article incorrectly stated that Altman said that Oregon “felt (Austin’s violation at Providence College) was something of a serious nature.”   January 6, 2014 Brandon Austin transfers to Oregon from Providence College in Rhode Island midway through the basketball season. Austin had …

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Oregon men’s basketball: No repeat as Pac-12 champs, Ducks sucker punched by UCLA

After winning eight games in a row to gain some momentum in the Pac-12 tournament and most likely securing themselves an NCAA tournament bid, the Ducks couldn’t muster up enough magic as they fell 82-63 to the UCLA Bruins in the second round of the Pac-12 tournament. Although the Ducks …

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Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks advance to Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals with 88-74 win over Oregon State

The Oregon men’s basketball team (23-8, 10-8 Pac-12) extended their winning streak to eight games following their first round victory against Oregon State (16-15, 8-10) in the Pac-12 tournament. Including the regular season, the Ducks finished the season 2-1 against the Beavers. They are now set to face No. 2 …

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Emerald roundtable: How will the Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament play out?

Every week during men’s basketball season, our sports staff will discuss different topics surrounding an upcoming game(s). Today, sports reporters Hayden Kim, Madison Guernsey and Ryan Kostecka discuss the Pac-12 tournament, which starts this afternoon. 1) How will the Ducks fare in the Pac-12 tournament? Kim — The Ducks may be …

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