Softball

Oregon softball: Ducks improve to 2-0 in Pepsi Rainbow Wahine Classic with 5-1 win over Valparaiso

Led by their first three batters in the lineup, the Oregon softball team defeated Valparaiso 5-1 in the second round of the Pepsi Rainbow Wahine Classic to improve to 20-2 on the season. Head coach Mike White mixed up the lineup and put Janie Takeda, the usual leadoff batter, third …

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Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — Ducks fall to the UCLA Bruins 63-82 in second round of Pac-12 Tournament

The Oregon men’s basketball team (23-8, 10-8 in Pac-12) take on the UCLA Bruins (23-8, 12-6 in Pac-12) in their second game of the Pac-12 tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 13. The Ducks and Bruins split the season series 1-1, with the Ducks picking up a …

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Oregon softball: Traveling across the country has its ups and downs for the Ducks

Any time a team plays back-to-back weekends on the road it can be rough. For Oregon softball, playing back-to-back weekends and traveling across the country to find nice weather is just part of the routine. “A lot of the traveling has to do with weather and it’s hard to schedule …

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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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Oregon softball: Ducks survive BYU to win first game of Pepsi Rainbow Wahine Classic 3-2

It wasn’t pretty, but the Ducks picked up their fourth straight win, this one coming in a 3-2 victory over BYU in the first round of the Pepsi Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Ducks struggled in all facets of the game but were able to hold on to …

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Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — Ducks beat Oregon State Beavers 88-74 in second round of Pac-12 Tournament

The Oregon men’s basketball team (22-8, 10-8 in Pac-12) take on the Oregon State Beavers (16-14, 8-10 in Pac-12) in their first game of the Pac-12 tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 12. The Ducks are looking to carry the momentum over from their 64-57 win over …

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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: Joseph Young makes All-Pac-12 second team, Mike Moser earns honorable mention

The Pac-12 announced its 2013-14 men’s basketball awards and all-conference teams Monday morning, and two Ducks earned accolades. Guard Joseph Young made the second team and forward Mike Moser earned an honorable mention for the Ducks (22-8, 10-8 Pac-12), who finished the regular season tied for third in the conference. Both …

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Oregon men’s basketball: Mike Moser earns second straight Pac-12 player of the week honor

Forward Mike Moser earned his second straight Pac-12 player of the week award on Monday, putting him into the Oregon men’s basketball history books. Before Moser, no Duck had ever earned consecutive player of the week honors. This is also the second time in program history that Oregon has earned back-to-back …

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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 women’s basketball loses to Oregon State 84-70, now 0-4 in Pac-12

In the second straight game against Oregon State, the Oregon women’s basketball team found themselves on the losing end once again, this time by a score of 84-70 on the road in Corvallis. After winning the opening tip, the Beavers (10-6, 2-2) never looked back, controlling most of the game. …

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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 drop out of AP top 25 following third straight loss

For the first time this season, the Oregon men’s basketball team is not ranked in the top 25 of the Associate Press poll. The fall came after the team’s third straight loss Sunday to Stanford at home. The Ducks are now 1-3 in Pac-12 play and rank eighth in the …

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Oregon men’s basketball at a loss for words following third straight loss

The excitement following a 13-0 start has quickly died down amid a three-game losing streak. After outscoring opponents early in the season the Oregon men’s basketball team has since suffered the consequences of playing bad defense. In the last three games the Ducks have given up an average of 92.7 …

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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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Raw Video: Dana Altman talks Colorado loss and upcoming opponent California

Following their first loss of the season to now No. 15-ranked Colorado, the Ducks are continuing to emphasize the two very areas that they have been worried about all season: rebounding and defense. On Wednesday, head coach Dana Altman talked about what they need to do to improve those aspects …

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Report Card: Rating the Oregon men’s basketball team’s performance in their first two Pac-12 games

The No. 10 ranked Ducks missed their opportunity to be 14-0 for the first time since the 1937-38 season. After picking up a two-point overtime victory over Utah in their Pac-12 opener, the Ducks fell to No. 20 ranked Colorado 100-91 to conclude what will likely be one of their …

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