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CBS, Westgate have Oregon MBB at 7-1 odds to win 2019 NCAA title

After missing the NCAA Tournament this past season, going 23-10 with a sixth place finish in the Pac-12, Oregon men’s basketball has retooled thanks to some notable recruits. CBS and Westgate give the Ducks 7-1 odds to win the national title, trailing just three teams. The Ducks are behind three …

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Oregon women’s tennis eliminated in NCAA Tournament by No. 3 Duke

One day after winning the program’s first NCAA Tournament match since 2004 over No. 38 Tennessee, the No. 33 Oregon women’s tennis team retook the courts Saturday against No. 3 Duke. Although being ranked 30 positions lower than the Blue Devils, Oregon kept the match very close, being only a …

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Oregon women’s tennis wins first NCAA Tournament match since 2004 with convincing 4-2 victory over Tennessee

The No. 33 Oregon women’s tennis team took the courts Friday morning against No. 38 Tennessee in quest of the program’s first NCAA Tournament win since 2004. Today’s match was filled with grit and perseverance, something head coach Alison Silverio has preached and praised all season. The Ducks trailed two …

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Oregon’s historic season comes to a close in Elite Eight with 84-74 loss to Notre Dame

SPOKANE, Wash. — Oregon head coach Kelly Graves issued a warning twice this weekend that in hindsight proved to be dead on. After their win Friday over Central Michigan, in which the Ducks allowed 22 offensive rebounds, he talked about the importance of rebounding in the next round against the …

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Elite Eight Preview: Oregon confident ahead of first-ever matchup with Notre Dame

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Ducks need just one more win to make it to the Final Four for the first time in program history. To get there, they’ll need to win the Spokane regional final on Monday night, completing another program first in the process: playing perennial national powerhouse Notre …

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Oregon advances to Elite Eight for second time in as many years after 83-69 win over Central Michigan

SPOKANE, Wash. — Two years, two trips to the Elite Eight. This is a trend that Oregon could get used to. For the second time in as many years, the Ducks are Elite Eight bound. They dispatched No. 11-seeded Central Michigan 83-69 Saturday at Spokane Arena Paced by Ruthy Hebard’s …

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Preview: Oregon wary of 11-seeded Central Michigan ahead of Saturday’s Sweet 16 matchup

Kelly Graves has fond memories of Spokane. Before coming to Oregon in 2014, Graves spent the previous 14 years coaching Gonzaga and turned the Bulldogs from a basement-dweller to a national contender. In just his fourth year at Oregon, he appears to have the Ducks on a similar trajectory, and …

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Aina Ayuso’s soccer background gives her ankle-breaking abilities

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. https://twitter.com/espn/status/969755530599325696 Then, in Oregon’s NCAA Tournament first round game against Seattle on Friday, she did it again. Bone collector. @AinaAyus did …

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Uptempo second round game expected for Oregon women’s basketball on Sunday night

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. As fate would have it, the Oregon Ducks and the Minnesota Golden Gophers will compete at …

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Preview: Oregon women’s basketball prepares for the Seattle Redhawks

This time last year, 10-seed Oregon women’s basketball was preparing to play seventh-seeded Temple in Durham, North Carolina. Fast forward to now, and the circumstances have flipped. On Friday night, the No. 2 seed Ducks will host the 15-seed Seattle Redhawks on their home court at Matthew Knight Arena. “We’re …

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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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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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Kim: With the postseason coming soon, Tyler Dorsey could prove to be Oregon’s ‘X-Factor’

Tyler Dorsey’s goals have been clear from the beginning: Help Oregon win the Pac-12 and make a deep run in March. It’s what he said in early January when I sat down with him and it’s what he’s saying now with just three games remaining in the regular season. As Oregon’s highest touted …

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Chris Boucher may be Oregon’s most important player

Sunday night, reigning national junior college player of the year Chris Boucher scored a career-high 26 points to go along with 10 rebounds and seven blocks, as then-ranked No. 23 Oregon knocked off Arizona State 91-74 on the road. Not only did Boucher help lead the Ducks to their third sweep …

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Taylor Agost coming on strong at the right time for Oregon

Heading into the season, incoming freshman Taylor Agost was the “bell of the ball” within the Ducks’ recruiting class. Agost starred at Clackamas High School in Happy Valley, Oregon before going to Oregon this fall as the No. 17 ranked player in the nation. Not only was Agost the highest …

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Recap: Altman will return to Oregon men’s basketball, Dotson, Artis and Austin will not

Following the Eugene Police Department’s release of a report detailing the alleged rape of a University of Oregon student by three members of the men’s basketball team, President Michael Gottfredson announced on May 9 that Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin “will not play basketball at Oregon again.” Dana …

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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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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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Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks end regular season with 64-57 win over No. 3 Arizona

It may have taken longer than it wanted, but the Oregon men’s basketball team (22-8, 10-8 Pac-12) eventually edged out No. 3 ranked Arizona (28-3, 15-3) 64-57 in front of a sold out home crowd on senior night to conclude their regular season. With multiple key runs down the stretch, …

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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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GameDay: Three in the key — Ducks end regular season against one of nation’s best in No. 3 Arizona

Oregon’s hopes of making the NCAA tournament in March come down to 40 minutes on a court in Eugene against the No. 3 team in the nation. Apart from winning the Pac-12 championship next week and earning the automatic bid to the tournament, a daunting task in its own right, …

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Kim: Transfer culture has stunted player development for Oregon men’s basketball

For the first time in five years, Dana Altman’s vision to integrate transfer students isn’t quite working. Altman previously achieved more with less talent. But this season is different, not because the Oregon men’s basketball team isn’t on track to an NCAA tournament bid, but because three key players have …

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Oregon men’s basketball: Waverly Austin shines bright in crucial win over Arizona State

With Oregon’s NCAA tournament hopes hanging in the balance, the Ducks turned to a maligned player to lead them to a much-needed victory in the second-to-last game of the regular season, 85-78 over Arizona State on Tuesday. “I’m just trying to come out with a sense of urgency because I …

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Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks pick up sixth straight win against ASU 85-78

Dana Altman’s efforts to cap 10,000 fans at Matthew Knight Arena Tuesday night may not have come into fruition, but it did attract an emotional crowd. With just one game remaining against No. 3 ranked Arizona, the Oregon men’s basketball team (21-8, 9-8 Pac-12) picked up its sixth straight conference win …

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Men’s basketball game preview: Oregon vs. Arizona State

There is almost no room for error this time when the Oregon men’s basketball team faces Arizona State at Matthew Knight Arena on Tuesday night. With only two games remaining before the start of the Pac-12 tournament, the Ducks are running out of time to play themselves into the NCAA …

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Guernsey: Dana Altman fairly disciplined Damyean Dotson

Coaches are always put in difficult positions when their players are shone in a negative light. On one hand, their paychecks and reputation depend on wins against losses. On the other, they’re seen as dignitaries who are responsible for upholding their players’ reputations as role models. And on a third, …

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