Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — No. 17 Ducks fall to the California Bears 96-83

Posted by Ryan Kang on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 11:26 pm.

The No. 17 Oregon Ducks lose 96-83 in their PAC12 home opener against the California Golden Bears at Matthew Knight Arena Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. The Ducks were looking to bounce back after suffering a 91-100 loss against Colorado on Jan. 5 in their first conference game of the season. Last year, the Bears beat the Ducks in their last meeting at Matthew Knight Arena by 48-46, and are also coming off a six-day break and victory over Stanford.

Next up for Oregon is a home matchup against Stanford on Sunday, Jan. 12.

Matthew Knight Arena was full of energy for tonights matchup between the Oregon Ducks and the California Golden Bears. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Matthew Knight Arena was full of energy for tonight’s matchup between the Oregon Ducks and the California Golden Bears. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) practices dribbling near the sideline before the start of the basketball game. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) practices dribbling near the sideline before the start of the game. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The Oregon Ducks come out of the tunnel before the start of the game. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The Oregon Ducks come out of the tunnel before the start of the game. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Matthew Knight Arena is reflected in the glasses of an Oregon fan before the start of the game. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The glasses of an Oregon fan reflect Matthew Knight Arena before the start of the game. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Pit Crew member Andrew Stephens hands out shirts in the student section before the start of the game. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Pit Crew member Andrew Stephens hands out shirts in the student section before the start of the game. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon guard Damyean Dotson (21) shows his speed and agility as he makes his way to the basket late in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon guard Damyean Dotson (21) shows his speed and agility as he makes his way to the basket late in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt senior forward Richard Amardi (13) attempts to rebound the ball in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt senior forward Richard Amardi (13) attempts to rebound the ball in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California redshirt senior guard Justin Cobbs (1) dribbles towards the basket during the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California redshirt senior guard Justin Cobbs (1) dribbles toward the basket during the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California sophomore guard Tyrone Wallace (3) goes up for the lay-up during the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California sophomore guard Tyrone Wallace (3) goes up for the lay-up during the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon guard Joseph Young (3) pulls up an uncontested three pointer early in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon guard Joseph Young (3) pulls up a three pointer early in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

California freshman guard Jordan Mathews (15) throws up the basketball as he falls to the ground during the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California freshman guard Jordan Mathews (15) throws up the basketball as he falls to the ground during the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon guard Jason Calliste (12) gets past Cal defender Richard Solomon (35) in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon guard Jason Calliste (12) gets past Cal defender Richard Solomon (35) in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon head coach Dana Altman screams at the Oregon Ducks during the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon head coach Dana Altman screams at the Oregon Ducks during the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon guard Dominic Artis (1) gets past Cal defender David Kravish (45) on his way to the basket in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon guard Dominic Artis (1) gets passed Cal defender David Kravish (45) on his way to the basket in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

California freshman guard Sam Singer (2) goes for the lay-up over Oregon redshirt senior guard Jason Calliste (12) in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California freshman guard Sam Singer (2) goes for the lay-up over Oregon redshirt senior guard Jason Calliste (12) in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon guard Joseph Young (3) gets the outlet pass off a Cal turnover and takes it all the way for an easy layup at the end of the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon guard Joseph Young (3) gets the outlet pass off a Cal turnover and takes it all the way for an easy layup at the end of the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

California redshirt senior guard Justin Cobbs (1) dishes the basketball to a teammate during the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California redshirt senior guard Justin Cobbs (1) dishes the basketball to a teammate during the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon forward Mike Moser (0) looks to pass the ball as he receives pressure along the baseline from the Cal defense in the first half. No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon forward Mike Moser (0) looks to pass the ball as he receives pressure along the baseline from the Cal defense in the first half. No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

California senior forward Richard Solomon (35) shoots the jumper over Oregon senior center Waverly Austin (20) in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California senior forward Richard Solomon (35) shoots the jumper over Oregon senior center Waverly Austin (20) in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon forward Mike Moser (0) gets set to take a three pointer midway thru the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon forward Mike Moser (0) gets set to take a three pointer midway through the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

California senior forward Richard Solomon (35) gets the rebound over two Oregon defenders in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California senior forward Richard Solomon (35) gets the rebound over two Oregon defenders in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9,. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California redshirt senior guard Justin Cobbs (1) dribbles towards the paint in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California redshirt senior guard Justin Cobbs (1) dribbles toward the paint in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon forward Mike Moser (0) works his way along the baseline after getting around the Cal defender in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon forward Mike Moser (0) works his way along the baseline after getting around the Cal defender in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt senior guard Jason Calliste (12) goes up for the reverse lay-up in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt senior guard Jason Calliste (12) goes up for the reverse lay-up in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon guard Johnathan Loyd (10) celebrates after forward Mike Moser (0) hits a three pointer late in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon guard Johnathan Loyd (10) celebrates after forward Mike Moser (0) hits a three pointer late in the first half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt junior guard Joseph Young (3) goes up for the lay-up in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt junior guard Joseph Young (3) goes up for the lay-up in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon guard Joseph Young (3) works his way thru the Cal defense as he takes it all the way to the basket in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon guard Joseph Young (3) works his way through the Cal defense as he takes it all the way to the basket in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

California freshman guard Sam Singer (2) looks to inbound the basketball during a full-court press in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California freshman guard Sam Singer (2) looks to inbound the basketball during a full-court press in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt senior forward Mike Moser (0) dribbles towards the paint in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt senior forward Mike Moser (0) dribbles toward the paint in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore guard Damyean Dotson (21) loses control of the ball in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore guard Damyean Dotson (21) loses control of the ball in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore guard Damyean Dotson (21) tries to go around California senior forward Richard Solomon (35) in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore guard Damyean Dotson (21) tries to go around California senior forward Richard Solomon (35) in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore guard Damyean Dotson (21) goes up against a couple of California defenders to make a lay-up in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore guard Damyean Dotson (21) goes up against a couple of California defenders to make a lay-up in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) goes up for the lay-up in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) goes for a lay-up in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt junior guard Joseph Young (3) gets helped up by Oregon senior center Waverly Austin (20) after being fouled in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Senior Waverly Austin (20) helps up Oregon redshirt junior guard Joseph Young (3) after being fouled in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The Duck poses for a picture with Oregon football offensive coordinator Scott Frost during the basketball game. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The Duck poses for a picture with Oregon football offensive coordinator Scott Frost during the basketball game. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) dribbles towards the basket while being defended by California redshirt sophomore forward Christian Behrens (14) in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California forward Christian Behrens (14) tries to defend Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) goes for the open lay-up in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) goes for the open lay-up in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The Oregon student section taunts California redshirt senior guard Justin Cobbs (1) during a free throw in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The Oregon student section taunts California redshirt guard Justin Cobbs (1) during a free throw in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California freshman guard Jordan Mathews (15) falls out of bounds while Oregon sophomore guard Dominic Artis (1) pulls awake in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California freshman guard Jordan Mathews (15) falls out of bounds while Oregon sophomore guard Dominic Artis (1) pulls awake in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California sophomore guard Tyrone Wallace (3) tries to block Oregon redshirt junior guard Joseph Young (3) from shooting in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

California sophomore guard Tyrone Wallace (3) tries to block Oregon redshirt junior guard Joseph Young (3) from shooting in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) hits the lay-up during a fast break in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) hits the lay-up during a fast break in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt sophomore forward Elgin Cook (23) covers California redshirt senior guard Justin Cobbs (1) during a full court press in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt sophomore forward Elgin Cook (23) covers California redshirt senior Justin Cobbs (1) during a full court press in the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt junior guard Joseph Young (3) loses control of the ball during the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks play the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt junior guard Joseph Young (3) loses control of the ball during the second half. The No. 17 Oregon Ducks played the California Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. on Jan. 9. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)