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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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Lexi Bando out indefinitely with leg injury

Lexi Bando is out indefinitely with a leg injury, Oregon announced on Friday. The shooting guard will miss the No. 7 Ducks’ weekend series against No. 18 Oregon State. Bando, the lone senior in the Ducks starting lineup, is averaging 10.5 points per game in 25 minutes per game. The Ducks …

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What can Brown do for you: How Troy Brown became Oregon’s next big thing

Several years ago, Troy Brown Jr. and his family were driving home from a preseason basketball tournament at midnight, and Brown Jr. was fuming. His team had just lost a tournament championship game in the closing seconds, and even though he had spent his entire day hooping, he was too …

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Oregon men’s basketball takes down undefeated USC 84-61 to earn Dana Altman’s 700th win

Oregon forward Dillon Brooks made the game-winning shot against an undefeated team to stun the Matthew Knight Arena crowd on Wednesday. On Friday, he led the Ducks in a dominating fashion, despite the lack of an ESPN Top 10 play. Brooks paced Oregon (13-2, 2-0 Pac-12) in scoring with 28 points, going …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon men’s basketball projected as No. 8 seed by ESPN, CBS, USA Today

– After UCLA ousted the Ducks in the second round of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday, the Ducks could be destined for an early date with a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. CBS’ Jerry Palm, ESPN’s Joe Lunardi and USA Today all project Oregon to be a No. 8 …

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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 and UCLA Bruins square off in second round of Pac-12 tournament

After winning its opening round game against Oregon State 88-74 Wednesday night, the Oregon men’s basketball team (23-8, 10-8 Pac-12) take on the UCLA Bruins (23-8, 12-6) tonight in the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 tournament. The two teams split the regular season series with the road team winning each time. Wednesday …

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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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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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Emerald Quick Hits: ESPN ranks Oregon football No. 2 in nation in pre-spring projection

– Oregon football has the highest likelihood of finishing 11-1 or better — 69 percent — than all other teams in the nation, according to pre-spring models and numbers by ESPN.com. The model, which takes into account the team’s likelihood of contending for one of the four spots in the college …

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Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — Ducks finish regular season with electrifying 64-57 win over Arizona Wildcats

The Oregon men’s basketball team (21-8, 9-8 in Pac-12) hosts the Arizona Wildcats (28-2, 15-2 in Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena on March 8. The Ducks are looking for revenge as they enter into their final regular season home game with a six-game winning streak. Last month, Oregon led a …

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After the Buzzer: Nicholas Lucenti reflects on his four years with Oregon men’s basketball

Before men’s basketball practice on Thursday, Oregon senior Nicholas Lucenti spoke to reporters about Saturday’s game against Arizona after coming off their sixth straight win. Lucenti also reflected on his time at Oregon, senior night and McArthur Court. Lucenti has been with the team for four years and has made …

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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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Hawthorne: Women’s basketball poised to make a Pac-12 tournament run in final postseason for Paul Westhead

This is it. Time to shine. Put it all together and play 40 minutes of consistent basketball. The Oregon women’s team needs to maintain its momentum and run with it. When the Ducks take the court in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament at Seattle’s KeyArena on Thursday, they have …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Men’s basketball picks up win against ASU, Westhead will not return to coach next season

– After men’s basketball head coach Dana Altman requested that students attend last night’s game against Arizona State, the Ducks managed to beat the Sun Devils 85-78 to pick up their sixth-straight win. With last night’s win, Oregon is now one game behind California, Colorado and Stanford for the fourth spot in …

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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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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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GameDay: Three in the key — Oregon vs. Arizona State

The Ducks are still alive. If Oregon hopes to keep its momentum going heading into the Pac-12 tournament March 12-15, it’s going to have to beat Arizona State on Tuesday night first. After getting blown out in the first half, the Ducks used a big second-half run to get back …

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Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks beat USC 78-63 for fifth straight win

Oregon got off to a bad start but pulled ahead late in the second half and closed out USC with a 17-3 run to win 78-63 in Los Angeles, Calif. this afternoon. The Ducks have won five games in a row and will head back to Eugene with better odds …

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Photos: Oregon Women’s Basketball – Ducks lose to the Beavers 84-70 in 92nd Civil War

The Oregon Women’s Basketball team travel north to Corvallis to seek redemption against the Oregon State Beavers on Monday Jan. 13. The Ducks experienced a disappointing 88-80 loss to the Beavers during the 91st Civil War on Saturday Jan. 11 and will look to control the game tempo in Monday’s …

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Kostecka: As Oregon men’s basketball struggles in Pac-12 play, was it all just hype?

Offense sells tickets, defense wins championships. It’s a testament as old as time and if the Ducks are going to prove they’re not just hype, it’s going to begin on the defensive side of the ball. But since the Ducks started Pac-12 play in week 10, their weak non-conference schedule …

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Oregon men’s basketball rallies late but loses to Stanford 82-80

A late rally had a win within Oregon’s reach, but Dominic Artis’ layup as time expired bounced off the rim and sealed the 82-80 win for Stanford. The loss is Oregon’s third in a row after starting their season with 13 straight wins and drops them to 1-3 in Pac-12 …

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Ducks lose to Oregon State 88-80 in 91st women’s basketball Civil War

When the Oregon women’s basketball team cannot control the pace, things don’t go smoothly. That’s exactly what happened for the Ducks in a 88-80 loss against Oregon State in the 91st Civil War game at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday night. Up 42-41 at halftime, the game was close until …

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Photos: Oregon Women’s Basketball — Ducks fall to the Oregon State Beavers 88-80 in 91st Civil War

Oregon hosts the OSU Beavers in the 91st Civil War game at Matthew Knight Arena Saturday Jan. 11. After a disappointing trip to the Bay area last week, the Ducks looked to pick up their first win in the Pac-12, but fell short Saturday night. Oregon State is currently on …

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Men’s basketball game preview: No. 17 Oregon vs. Stanford

The Oregon and Stanford men’s basketball teams are both off to disappointing starts in conference play. The Ducks have lost two straight after beginning their season 13-0 and are 1-2 against Pac-12 foes. The Cardinal are 0-2 in conference after losing to California and Oregon State and are 9-5 on …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon football gets three early enrollers

– Oregon football will have at least three newcomers in practice this spring, as two transfers and one freshmen enrolled at the University for winter term. Cornerback Dominique Harrison, linebacker Johnny Ragin and wide receiver Jalen Brown are the first early enrollments for Ducks football. Harrison is a transfer from …

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GameDay: Pac-12 men’s basketball power rankings

Around the country, the battle for conference supremacy is just beginning. Especially in the Pac-12. Arizona, a near unanimous No. 1 in the country, is clearly the class act of the Pac-12 with a perfect 15-0 record and wins over San Diego State, Duke and Michigan. Colorado, Oregon, UCLA, Cal, …

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Pac-12 men’s basketball midseason awards

The season is almost at the halfway point, and the Pac-12 has already experienced many highs and lows. Arizona is undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the country. Colorado has wins over two teams in the top 10 . Utah is a surprise with 12 wins and is one of …

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Oregon women’s basketball push Cal to overtime but fall just short

For the second time this season, the Ducks have lost back-to-back games. After falling easily to No. 4 Stanford on Friday night, Oregon showed a lot of resiliency by battling No. 23 Cal until the very end in a 101-98 overtime loss in Berkeley, Calif. The loss completes Oregon’s two-game …

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