Men’s Basketball

Oregon men’s basketball holds on to beat Arizona State 68-67 in OT

By on Friday, Jan. 30 at 8:26 pm.

Despite a horrific end to regulation, the Oregon men’s basketball team picked up a hard earned 68-67 victory over Arizona State in overtime at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe. Elgin Cook led the Ducks (15-7, 5-4) with 23 points, but Joseph Young’s late game heroics pushed Oregon over the top. In the first half, the […]

Four Factors: Oregon men’s basketball at Arizona State

By on Friday, Jan. 30 at 11:40 am.

The Four Factors: • Field goal percentage (eFG): Regular field goal percentage with additional weight given to three-pointers • Turnover rate (TOV): Measurement of ball security • Rebounding percentage (Reb): Percentage of the possible rebounds an offense or defense collects • Free throw rate (FTR): Rate at which a team gets to the foul line, or […]

No. 6 Arizona cruises to a 90-56 win over Oregon men’s basketball

By on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 10:10 pm.

No. 6 Arizona buried the Oregon men’s basketball team with an explosive 19-4 run in the second half to coast to a 90-56 victory on Wednesday night in Tucson. After trailing by 15 at halftime, Oregon (14-7, 4-4) cut the Wildcats’ lead down to 10 points with 13:06 left to play. Arizona (19-2, 7-1) head coach […]

Oregon men’s basketball snaps losing streak with big win over USC

By on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 11:19 pm.

All year long, Oregon head coach Dana Altman has preached to his team about defense. When the Ducks faced the USC Trojans tonight, and with the game on the line, it wasn’t Joseph Young’s scoring or Elgin Cook’s driving that made the difference. The Ducks got the job done on defense by limiting the Trojans […]

Q&A: Dana Altman recaps the weekend, looks forward to USC

By on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 10:12 pm.

Following back-to-back losses on the road to both Washington and Washington State, Oregon head coach Dana Altman recapped the weekend, discussed what the team has been working on in practice and is looking forward to the team’s upcoming game against USC. Were you disappointed in the way the team handled its first Pac-12 road trip? We scored […]

GameDay: A look at Oregon men’s basketball’s weekend

By on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 9:13 pm.

Oregon men’s basketball has lost three consecutive games, but is looking to turn things around this weekend when it faces Pac-12 opponents USC and UCLA. Currently, the Ducks and Trojans are hovering around the bottom of the Pac-12 standings, while the Bruins have turned things around after a rough preseason and are currently on a three game win […]

GameDay: The Pac-12, Oregon men’s basketball and bracketology

By on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 9:11 pm.

Pac-12 basketball has been out of the college basketball penthouse for a while. With three teams in the mock NCAA tournament bracket, ESPN’s bracketology currently has the Pac-12 as the most underrepresented major conference in the country. Perennial powerhouse conferences, like the Big East and ACC, are predicted to have nearly half of their members represented in […]

GameDay Roundtable: Breaking down Oregon men’s basketball as Pac-12 play continues

By on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 11:55 am.

The season is in full swing and Oregon now finds itself losers of three consecutive games. Plenty of questions are abound, and Emerald staff reporters Ryan Kostecka and Josh Schlicter answer those as the Ducks prepare to play USC tonight. In addition, Oregon plays UCLA Saturday. For Oregon’s NCAA tournament resume, how important are these […]

Oregon men’s basketball lose second straight in Washington

By on Sunday, Jan. 18 at 8:28 pm.

The Oregon men’s basketball team will return home having dropped two closely contested games against Washington State and Washington. After falling short the Cougars in overtime, the Ducks just didn’t have quite enough in the tank to pull conclude their first Pac-12 road trip with a win tonight, falling 85-77. Heading into the break, the […]

Jordan Bell rising the ranks as one of Oregon’s greatest shot blockers

By on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 10:30 pm.

When speaking of a freshman basketball player, it’s extremely difficult to call him one of the best players to ever come through a collegiate program. It’s even more difficult to make the claim when that program is the University of Oregon and has been around since 1902. That said, freshman forward Jordan Bell is not just […]