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Oregon Ducks basketball: Best and worst moments of 2013-14

While we watch the NCAA Basketball season come to an end today, we ought to reflect on how our team could’ve possibly been in that championship game. Was your team two wins away, or was it five wins away from getting in the tournament? Fortunately for myself and many other fellow residents of Eugene, we can acknowledge that we weren’t too far from currently playing in the final...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Shots from Ducks' huge win over Arizona

Oregon notched their seventh consecutive win, as seven senior Ducks closed their careers at MKA with a seven-point win over #3 Arizona. Seniors Jason Calliste, Johnny Loyd, Mike Moser and Waverly Austin combined with sophomore Ben Carter, who made key blocks, buckets, and a steal down the stretch, to win the day.
Via oregon.scout.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Resilient Ducks nab 6th straight, reach 21-8 with win over Sun Devils

by DSH contributing writer Eric Sloat 85-78 over Arizona State makes it six straight wins, 21-8 overall, 9-8 in conference play. None of those numbers seemed likely a month ago.  But showing a lot of resilience the Ducks have put the bad times behind them and are hot just when a team wants to be. The Ducks started off on fire; racing out to a 15-0 lead. But the Sun Devils...
Via The Duck Stops Here
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Ride The Wave

EUGENE - For forty minutes Oregon had the rim protector they've so coveted. After struggling with bigger all teams, Waverly Austin neutralized the Arizona State front court players and the Ducks won a key Pac-12 game 85-78 at Matthew Knight Arena.
Via oregon.scout.com
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks' maligned front line visit Washington with tallest player's status unclear

Though Oregon men’s basketball’s options at forward and center have been limited since the first day of practice, the Ducks’ lineup could be without its tallest player for a second consecutive game Thursday evening in Seattle. Waverly Austin, the 6-foot-11 senior who averages 1.9 rebounds and 2.2 points in 11.0 minutes per game, did not play Sunday against Oregon State due...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

What's wrong with the Ducks? Once 10th in the country, Altman's squad drops 4th straight

  by DSH contributing writer Eric Sloat “Our aspirations have changed in the last two weeks” . No doubt about that, Coach Altman. Two weeks ago, the Ducks were 10th in the nation, 13-0, and a 3 seed. Now, they’ve lost 4 in a row, and not only are they losing games, they appear to be lost on the court.   Altman also touched on how now the players are feeling nervous...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Top 25: Ducks Flying High

A few teams depart the top 25 following consecutive losses (bye, Connecticut), while Kansas State joins the rankings with big wins over George Washington and Oklahoma State. Off we go: HERE TO STAY 1. Syracuse 2. Arizona 3. Michigan State 4. Ohio State 5. Wisconsin 6. Florida 7. Villanova 8. Iowa State 9. Baylor 10. Wichita State 11. Oregon Oregon is 13...
Via The Sports Post
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks polish off Cal Poly 82-61

by Brian Mahuna, DSH basketball columnist   In the third game in as many days there were questions as to how well conditioned the Ducks would be and if their performance would suffer. After drubbing Cal Poly 82-61 in a wire to wire route, the answer was a resounding NO.             The Ducks again posted five players in double figures scoring the basketball. Off the...
Via The Duck Stops Here
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Strong Second Half Boosts Ducks over Pacific

by DSH basketball columnist Brian Mahuna If you're a fan of basketball more than likely you have heard the term “Triple Threat”. A player in triple threat position can shoot, pass, or drive. They are the ultimate weapon on the basketball court. Against the Pacific Tigers Friday afternoon, the Ducks faced the type of triple threat that will make any coach pull their hair...
Via The Duck Stops Here
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

#35 Oregon Ducks: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
Via The Sports Bank
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Oregon 95, Texas-San Antonio 78

Arsalan Kazemi had his best game of the season with 20 points and six rebounds to lead Oregon past UTSA 95-78 on Thursday night. Dominic Artis scored 16 points and center Tony Woods, who didn't start for the first time this season, had 15 points off the bench for the Ducks (6-1), who shot 63 percent from the field. Woods' replacement, Waverly Austin, had 10 points. Edrico...
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November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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