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Oregon women’s basketball selected as No. 2 seed, will host first and second rounds of NCAA Tournament

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. On Monday, the Ducks were confident they’d be hosting the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament at Matthew Knight Arena. …

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Jordan Bell leads Oregon to Final Four in rout of Kansas

“They be sleeping on us.” Those were the words Jordan Bell said to a reporter on national television right after No. 3 seeded Oregon upset No. 1 Kansas 74-60, booking the Ducks’ first trip to the Final Four in 78 years. Bell was iconic in Oregon’s biggest victory since 1939 …

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Preview: Oregon takes on red-hot Michigan in Sweet 16

Oregon has its biggest test of the NCAA Tournament yet in the Sweet 16 against Michigan. The No. 3-seed Ducks are coming off a nail-biting win over Rhode Island in the second round in Sacramento after convincingly beating Iona in the opener. Oregon’s late heroics from Tyler Dorsey gave the Ducks …

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Tyler Dorsey hits two late 3’s to send Oregon to the Sweet 16

SACRAMENTO — Tyler Dorsey is Mr. March. March Madness is all about the late-game drama and there was plenty of it for Oregon. In this case, Dorsey came to the rescue in the Ducks’ nail-biting 75-72 win over Rhode Island in the NCAA Tournament by hitting a go-ahead 3-pointer with …

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Scouting Report: Rhode Island defeats Creighton, will face Oregon in second round of NCAA Tournament

SACRAMENTO— No.3 seed Oregon will play No.11 Rhode Island on Sunday after the Rams beat Creighton 84-72 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Ducks breezed by Iona in the first round and they will now focus on their second round opponents. Here’s a quick scouting report of …

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Oregon looks to bounce back from consecutive losses against Oregon State Saturday

For the first time this season, No. 16 ranked Oregon men’s basketball (20-6, 9-4 Pac-12) dropped two straight games. The losses came at the hands of California (83-63) and Stanford (76-72). “We were all pretty disappointed,” head coach Dana Altman said. “Hopefully we’ll be ready to go Saturday.” After looking …

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Social Media reacts to NCAA basketball Tournament ‘Selection Sunday’

After selection Sunday, social media weighs in on their reactions to the 2015 NCAA basketball tournament bracket.

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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 men’s basketball: Ducks take on rival Oregon State in Pac-12 tournament for first time

Last season, the Oregon men’s basketball team garnered three wins in three days to win the Pac-12 tournament. This time, the Ducks will have to win four games in four days to take home the trophy. “I’m going into this tournament with the same mindset (as last year),” senior guard …

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GameDay: Oregon men’s basketball roundtable on the 2013-14 season

Emerald sports reporters Ryan Kostecka, Madison Guernsey and Hayden Kim discuss the 2013-14 Oregon men’s basketball season and the Ducks’ upcoming games against Arizona and in the Pac-12 Tournament. 1) Was this season a success, a disappointment or somewhere in between? Why? Kostecka — Disappointment mixed with success. Coming into …

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Lieberman: NCAA Tournament veils the ugly reality of collegiate athletics

The BCS has been maligned by fans for its corrupt and greedy nature. Why has March Madness been given a free pass?

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