Women's Basketball

Oregon women’s basketball: Ducks lose shootout to Washington State in first round of Pac-12 tournament

The 10-seed Oregon women’s basketball team dropped its first round game of the Pac-12 Tournament at Seattle’s KeyArena to seven-seed Washington State 107-100. The loss eliminates the Ducks from the rest of tournament play. Sophomore Jillian Alleyne led the Ducks with 28 points and 21 rebounds. With 1:04 left in the first …

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Women's Basketball

Emerald roundtable: Oregon women’s basketball looks to finish Paul Westhead’s tenure with successful Pac-12 tournament

Every week during women’s basketball season, our sports staff will discuss different topics surrounding an upcoming game(s). Today, sports reporters Jonathan Hawthorne, Chris Keizur and Joseph Hoyt discuss the Pac-12 tournament, the last for Paul Westhead as Oregon’s head coach. The Ducks play Washington State in the first round of …

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Men's Basketball

GameDay: Joseph Young on UCLA buzzer-beater, missing free throws on purpose and Mike Moser

Before Tuesday afternoon’s Oregon men’s basketball practice, redshirt junior guard Joseph Young chatted with The Emerald, mainly about the previous week. He discussed the crazy end of regulation in Friday’s game against UCLA and his failed free throw attempt. Young also talked about Mike Moser and the forward’s award-winning performance …

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Men's Basketball

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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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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Baseball

Oregon baseball: Tyler Baumgartner leads Ducks with six hits and game-winning RBI in sweep of Seattle

After being swept over the weekend by Cal State Fullerton at PK Park, Oregon bounced back strong on Tuesday with a doubleheader sweep of Seattle University. The performance of the day came from senior right fielder Tyler Baumgartner, who went 3-for-5 in each game and drove in the game-winning hit …

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Men's Basketball

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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Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — Ducks win sixth straight with 85-78 upset win over Arizona State Sun Devils

The Oregon men’s basketball team (20-8, 8-8 in Pac-12) hosts the Arizona State Sun Devils (22-6, 11-5 in Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena on Mar. 4. After getting edged out by the Sun Devils 74-72 last month, the Ducks are looking to get a win at home and keep their …

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Men's Basketball

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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Baseball

Oregon baseball: Oregon wins game one of doubleheader against Seattle 10-2

Due to poor forecasted weather for Wednesday at PK Park in Eugene, Ore., the Oregon baseball team’s Wednesday game was rescheduled to Tuesday, turning into a doubleheader against Seattle University. In the first of the two games Oregon never took complete control over the Redhawks until the Ducks broke out …

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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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Baseball

Oregon baseball: Kevin Minjares takes a big road for a small player

Oregon baseball’s Kevin Minjares’ journey to Oregon was complicated and a bit lucky. Minjares is starting his first year at Oregon this season — as a senior. The 5-foot 6, 152-pound shortstop is doing what many thought he couldn’t — playing collegiate baseball. “It didn’t feel real at first,” Minjares said. “It …

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Softball

Oregon softball: Courtney Ceo has the Ducks flying high on offense

One of the best compliments a softball player can get regarding their offensive prowess is being known as a “triple threat.” After the first 15 games this season, those words are continuing to apply to Courtney Ceo. “She is a true triple threat: drop the drag bunt, vary her slap and …

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Men's Basketball

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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Baseball

Emerald roundtable: Oregon baseball gets little time to lick wounds from weekend sweep

Every week during baseball season, our sports staff will discuss various topics surrounding an upcoming Oregon series. Today, sports reporters Chris Mosch, Andrew Bantly and Madison Guernsey discuss the implications of Cal State Fullerton’s sweep of the Ducks over the weekend and preview Oregon’s five games this week. 1) What’s …

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Raw video: Oregon men’s basketball — Dana Altman on wild UCLA game and finishing close games

Before Monday’s practice, Oregon head men’s basketball coach Dana Altman talked to reporters about Tuesday’s opponent, Arizona State. Specifically, 7-foot-2 center Jordan Bachynski. Altman also discussed the wild finish to Friday’s 87-83 win over UCLA and Oregon’s performance in close games this season. Follow Victor Flores on Twitter @vflores415

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Baseball

Oregon baseball to play doubleheader Tuesday due to Wednesday weather forecast

The upcoming Oregon/Seattle two-game baseball series will be played as a doubleheader on Tuesday due to a Wednesday weather forecast that calls for a 100 percent chance of rain, the Oregon athletic department announced this afternoon. The series was originally scheduled to be played on Tuesday at 6 p.m. and Wednesday …

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Men's Basketball

Oregon men’s basketball: Mike Moser says ‘it’s a real honor to win’ Pac-12, national player of the week awards

This morning, the Pac-12 conference named Oregon men’s basketball senior forward Mike Moser player of the week for his play during Feb. 24-Mar. 2. Athlon Sports also named Moser their National Player of the Week. Moser averaged 16 points, 16 rebounds and 4.5 assists against UCLA and USC, including 20 rebounds against …

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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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Sports

Emerald sports quotes of the week: Oregon’s Jack Kruger calls Matt Krook ‘an adventure’ to catch

Every Sunday, The Emerald sports staff will collect their favorite quotes from the previous seven days. Athletes, coaches, media or anybody with a quote pertaining to Oregon sports can be included. Below are The Emerald’s favorites from the week of Feb. 24-March 2. Baseball “We’re the 2014 Ducks. We’re going …

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Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks fall to the Cal State Fullerton Titans 5-4

After dropping the first two games of the series, the No. 9 Oregon Ducks are looking to avoid getting shut out of the series against the No. 5 Cal State Fullerton Titans on Sunday, Mar. 2 at noon at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. The Ducks fell just short of …

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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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Oregon women’s basketball: Seniors shine in final game of regular season against Arizona

It was so fitting. Senior Ariel Thomas scored Oregon’s first eight points of the game to pick up the 1,000th point of her career on senior day in a 90-78 win over Arizona. It was just what one might expect from Thomas, in her final game at Matthew Knight Arena, …

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Photos: Oregon women’s basketball — Ducks defeat Arizona Wildcats 90-78 in final home game

The Oregon women’s basketball team (14-14, 5-12 Pac-12) hosts the University of Arizona Wildcats (5-24, 1-17 Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena on March 2. After an exciting home win against No. 20 Arizona State University, the Ducks are looking to keep the momentum up for the rest of the regular …

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Softball

Oregon softball: Hawkins leads Ducks to 2-0 victory in final game of Diamond 9 Citrus Classic

After setting a season-high for strikeouts in a game with 15 yesterday, Cheridan Hawkins one-upped herself, literally. In leading the Ducks (18-2) to a 2-0 victory over Illinois State and continuing the team’s winning streak at three, Hawkins struck out 16 batters over seven complete innings while allowing just two …

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Oregon softball: Ducks pick up two wins on Saturday

After No.1 Florida snapped the Ducks 15-game winning streak yesterday, the No. 6 Ducks responded with a pair of wins in the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic to up their record to 17-2 on the season. Cheridan Hawkins rebounded from a loss against the Gators to lead Oregon to a 2-0 …

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Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks get edged out by the Cal State Fullerton Titans 3-2

After a disappointing start to the series, the No. 9 Oregon Ducks are looking to bounce back in the second game of the series against the No. 5 Cal State Fullerton Titans on Saturday, Mar. 1 at noon at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. The Titans handed the Ducks their …

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Baseball

Oregon baseball: Ducks almost walk off but lose to Cal State Fullerton 3-2

Several Ducks thought it was gone. With two outs and a runner on second in the bottom of the ninth inning, Oregon’s A.J. Balta blasted a Koby Gauna pitch towards the right field fence. But Cal State Fullerton’s Clay Williamson tracked it down mere feet in front of the wall, …

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