Topic: college basketball

Oregon still looking for consistency as non-conference season ends and Pac-12 play begins

By on Monday, Dec. 29 at 11:08 pm.

After everything the Ducks have been through — from the tumultuous offseason to returning just three players with any real playing time — Oregon should be very pleased to be standing at 10-3 at the end of the preseason schedule. The only person who doesn’t seemed pleased is Ducks head coach Dana Altman. Altman, one […]

Q&A: Oregon basketball recruit JaQuan Lyle discusses relationships with Dana Altman and Damyean Dotson

By on Friday, May. 16 at 12:27 pm.

The dismissal of three Oregon basketball players last week following their alleged sexual assault leaves the Ducks with just four scholarship players, two junior college transfers and three high school recruits. Anchoring the latter group is four-star recruit JaQuan Lyle. The 6-foot-5, 215-pound guard from Huntington Prep said he will come to Eugene this summer and hasn’t wavered despite everything that has […]

GameDay: An ethical line is drawn for passionate college basketball fans

By on Monday, Feb. 17 at 6:07 pm.

There are few things that get adrenaline pumping more than a college basketball game. Passion is one word that truly exemplifies fans and it is the sole reason why it’s universally embraced, especially during the month of March. Being a college sports fan while attending school is a unique opportunity and it’s something that isn’t […]

Oregon men’s basketball ranked No. 14 by the AP

By on Monday, Nov. 25 at 2:26 pm.

Oregon climbed the the Associated Press rankings this week, moving from No. 17 to No. 14 in the nation after collecting two wins this past week. Oregon’s last victory was Sunday night against San Francisco when they won 100-82. The Ducks (4-0) jumped three spots from last week in large part due to the handful of higher ranked teams that […]

The good, the bad, the ugly: Oregon’s Jillian Alleyne goes down with an injury

By on Monday, Nov. 18 at 2:42 pm.

GOOD – The Oregon men’s tennis doubles teams are still undefeated at the Nordstrom Open in Seattle, as both teams have advanced to the semifinals. Over the weekend, the teams both finished with a 3-0 record. Sophomore Daan Maasland was impressive, beating two ranked opponents on Sunday. Now in the semifinals, Maasland will take on […]

Rule change key to Oregon basketball’s early success

By on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 3:48 pm.

Free throws are supposed to be the easy points. Just like their season opener against Georgetown, the Ducks attempted at least 44 free throws in a game, all of which greatly contributed to the overall outcome. Oregon went 35-for-47 (75 percent) from the charity stripe against Western Carolina, good enough for 33 percent of its […]

Ducks get victory before season starts: Joseph Young cleared to play immediately

By on Friday, Oct. 25 at 9:38 am.

Early Friday morning, Oregon picked up the second part of this year’s big-time transfer players when the NCAA granted a waiver by Houston transfer Joseph Young to play immediately in the green and yellow for the next two years. Dana Altman’s success of combining transfer basketball players with ones already in Oregon uniforms has been on display […]

Zone Read AM: College hoops top two escape, NFL commish makes big bucks

By on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 3:24 pm.

In a season that has seen a high turnover rate at the pole position, college basketball’s No. 1 team, Indiana, survived a close battle with No. 4 Michigan State, eking out a four-point win, 72-68. No. 2 Miami also played down to the wire with Virginia and also scraped out a four-point victory over the Cavaliers, […]

Zone Read AM: Defensive pressure the key to a Ducks win over Washington tonight, indoor track and field remains in the top 10

By on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 1:09 pm.

Tonight, the men’s basketball team faces the Washington Huskies at the Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Washington. After three straight Pac-12 losses, the Ducks dropped four spots to No. 23 in the AP poll this week. This will be the 294th game between the two schools, the second-longest rivalry in the conference, trailing only the […]