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“Triple-double queen” Sabrina Ionescu thrives on competition, looks to tackle Final Four expectations

At Sabrina Ionescu’s first basketball tryout in her hometown of Walnut Creek, California, she was just a middle school student trying to find a place to compete. She didn’t own basketball shoes, but that didn’t stop her from outperforming everyone else in the gym. Ionescu ran past the other players …

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Photos: Oregon WBB defeats Utah in Women’s National Invitation Tournament

In its 73-63 win over the Utah Utes at Matthew Knight Arena Wednesday evening, the Oregon Women’s Basketball team has now reached the quarterfinals of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.  See photos of that game below.

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Oregon men’s basketball bounces back with Civil War win, baseball sweeps San Diego State

– The No. 16 ranked Oregon men’s basketball team (21-6, 10-4 Pac-12) put its recent two-game skid behind them and comfortably beat in-state rival Oregon State 91-81 in front of a sold out Matthew Knight Arena Crowd. It was the first sell out of the season. – Snapping out of …

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Oregon women's basketball: Ducks sweep LA schools after win over USC, 63-57

It may be starting to click for the Ducks. A strong showing defensively in the first half and a 9-0 run late sparked by a pair of Lexi Petersen free-throws put the Ducks ahead for good as they took down USC 63-57 on Monday night at Matthew Knight Arena. Oregon picks up …

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Oregon women's basketball: Ruth Hamblin and Jillian Alleyne show why they are two rising stars

Even if it wasn’t the result first-year Oregon coach Kelly Graves wanted in his first Civil War weekend, women’s college basketball fans were treated to a show of Pac-12 stars in Oregon State’s Ruth Hamblin and Oregon’s Jillian Alleyne. In Oregon State’s 77-48 win over Oregon on Sunday, Jillian Alleyne posted her …

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Women's basketball: Oregon's Jillian Alleyne sets Pac-12 double-double record in loss to Fresno State

The Oregon women’s basketball team saw its four game winning streak come to a close with a 68-59 loss to Fresno State on Sunday. The Ducks tied the game up at 55 in the second half after trailing by as much as 15 points. However, Fresno State finished the game …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Both men’s and women’s basketball teams begin regular season, Grasu will “miss a couple of games”

– The Oregon men’s and women’s basketball teams begin their regular season Friday. The women play at 12 p.m. against Utah State and the men’s squad plays Coppin State at 9 p.m. Josh Schlichter of the Emerald had a chance to preview the rest of the Pac-12 conference for men’s basketball. -Oregon offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu will “miss …

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Oregon women’s basketball: Five things we learned after the Ducks’ exhibition debut

1- Reign of Kelly Graves: The Kelly Graves era officially began Sunday afternoon at Mathew Knight Arena with a 81-44 exhibition win against Westmont. “I was actually quite pleased with how we played today,” Graves said. “I liked the effort, I liked that everyone got in; lot of people contributed.” By the …

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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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Women’s basketball game preview: Oregon looks to snap five-game Civil War losing streak

The Oregon women’s basketball team will play instate rival Oregon State the next two games. This Saturday, the Ducks will host the Beavers in the team’s third Pac-12 game of the season. Both Oregon (9-4, 0-2 Pac-12) and Oregon State (8-6, 0-2) are looking to pick up their first Pac-12 wins 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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No. 1 UConn comes to town to face off against Ducks

On New Years Eve, the Ducks will have the rare opportunity of matching up against one of the most successful programs in women’s basketball in the UConn Huskies. The Huskies currently hold the No. 1 ranking and boast an impressive 11-0 record after defeating the now former No. 1 Stanford …

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Oregon women's basketball falls to Illinois 80-62

The woes continue for the Oregon women’s basketball team as they lose their eighth game of the season, now 0-8, to Illinois 80-62 in Champaign Wednesday evening. With the win, Illinois improved to 6-4 on the season. @@http://www.goducks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPID=236&DB_OEM_ID=500&[email protected]@ Freshman Jillian Alleyne had yet another stellar performance with 24 points and …

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Oregon women's basketball heads into game against Denver with only seven players, due to injuries

The Oregon women’s basketball team, still 0-5, is going into their Sunday game against Denver with a total of seven available players, due to a recent flood of injuries. Their record alone is reason to fret, but on top of that they will have to play games shorthanded and hope …

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Oregon women's basketball gets two new recruits

Head coach Paul Westhead announced Wednesday that the Oregon women’s basketball program has signed two new star recruits in Chrishae Rowe and Drea Toler for the 2013-14 [email protected]@[email protected]@ Rowe, a shooting guard from Riverside, Calif., and a four star recruit, ranks in the top 20 at her position, 67th in …

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Paul Westhead's system looking dull in women's basketball season opener

Hopefully the Oregon women’s basketball enjoyed their exhibition schedule, because the season opener served as a punch in the mouth and the schedule will only get more difficult. The 78-69 loss to Saint Mary’s wasn’t the concerning part — a mix of wins and losses is to be expected — …

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Women's basketball athlete of the week: Jordan Loera

The sharp-shooting freshman chats with the Emerald about life with the Ducks and adjusting to play under head coach Paul Westhead.

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Oregon men's, women's basketball teams announce 2012 signees

Paul Westhead’s women added two recruits, while Dana Alman signed three new players.

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Oregon women's basketball topples Cal Poly 102-93

In their season opener, the Oregon women’s basketball team used clutch free-throw shooting down the stretch to defeat Cal Poly, 102-93.

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Oregon women's basketball tips off season with exhibition versus Concordia

Thursday will mark the debut of Oregon’s most heralded recruiting class in years.

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Women's basketball hopes to improve by playing at faster tempo

After finishing a disappointing 13-17 a year ago, Oregon’s women’s basketball team hopes to increase its tempo and win total in 2011.

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Oregon women’s basketball assistant Felton leaving program

Assistant coach Kai Felton announced her plans to leave the Oregon women’s basketball team today.

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