Topic: Ducks basketball

Emerald Quick Hits: Five women’s lacrosse players earn All-MPSF honors, Cheserek named Pac-12 Athlete of Week

By on Wednesday, Apr. 30 at 6:24 pm.

- Five Oregon women’s lacrosse players earned All-MPSF honors, the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation announced Tuesday. Senior Shannon Propst and sophomore Alison Scharkey were first-team selections, and seniors Caroline Federighi and Nikki Puszcz and sophomore Carly O’Connell were named to the second team. Propst is the all-time program leader in points and assists (216, 111) and is […]


Former Oregon men’s basketball assistant Brian Fish officially named Montana State’s 22nd head coach

By on Tuesday, Apr. 1 at 8:06 pm.

On Monday, it was reported that Oregon assistant men’s basketball coach Brian Fish would be named head coach of the Montana State University men’s hoops program. The announcement became official Tuesday afternoon and Fish was named as the 22nd head coach in Bobcats history. “I’m overwhelmed with emotion,” Fish said in a Montana State press conference […]


Hawthorne: Paul Westhead’s time with Oregon women’s basketball inconsistent but impactful

By on Thursday, Mar. 27 at 12:04 am.

The “Guru of Go” has officially ended his run at Oregon. Paul Westhead, considered by many to be one of the most innovative coaches in the game of basketball, left the University of Oregon women’s basketball team after a five-year tenure that resulted in a 66-92 record. He’s toured America in his coaching, but perhaps […]


Emerald sports quotes of the week: Men’s basketball emotions on full display in locker room following NCAA tournament loss

By on Sunday, Mar. 23 at 5:56 pm.

Every Sunday, The Emerald sports staff will collect their favorite quotes from the previous seven days. Athletes, coaches, media or anybody with a quote pertaining to Oregon sports can be included. Below are The Emerald’s favorites from the week of March 17-23. Men’s basketball “It was really a disappointing loss. We played pretty well the […]


Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks beat BYU 87-68 in second round of NCAA tournament

By on Thursday, Mar. 20 at 6:05 pm.

The Oregon men’s basketball team (24-9) won its first game of the 2014 NCAA tournament Thursday afternoon, beating BYU(23-12) 87-68. The Ducks will face Wisconsin in the round of 32 on Saturday. Oregon sophomore Elgin Cook had a huge homecoming, scoring a career-high 23 points off the bench on 8-for-9 shooting. The Milwaukee native added […]


Oregon men’s basketball: Joseph Young named to all-Pac-12 tournament team

By on Saturday, Mar. 15 at 8:04 pm.

Oregon junior guard Joseph Young was named to the all-tournament team following the conclusion of the Pac-12 tournament on Saturday. Young averaged 24 points per game and shot 62.1 percent from the floor in Oregon’s two games against Oregon State and UCLA, leading the Ducks in scoring on both occasions. Young’s 29 points against the […]


Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks and UCLA Bruins square off in second round of Pac-12 tournament

By on Thursday, Mar. 13 at 12:27 pm.

After winning its opening round game against Oregon State 88-74 Wednesday night, the Oregon men’s basketball team (23-8, 10-8 Pac-12) take on the UCLA Bruins (23-8, 12-6) tonight in the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 tournament. The two teams split the regular season series with the road team winning each time. Wednesday night’s win was Oregon’s eighth […]


GameDay: Oregon men’s basketball roundtable on the 2013-14 season

By on Thursday, Mar. 6 at 6:28 pm.

Emerald sports reporters Ryan Kostecka, Madison Guernsey and Hayden Kim discuss the 2013-14 Oregon men’s basketball season and the Ducks’ upcoming games against Arizona and in the Pac-12 Tournament. 1) Was this season a success, a disappointment or somewhere in between? Why? Kostecka — Disappointment mixed with success. Coming into this season, Damyean Dotson was […]


After the Buzzer: Nicholas Lucenti reflects on his four years with Oregon men’s basketball

By on Thursday, Mar. 6 at 5:23 pm.

Before men’s basketball practice on Thursday, Oregon senior Nicholas Lucenti spoke to reporters about Saturday’s game against Arizona after coming off their sixth straight win. Lucenti also reflected on his time at Oregon, senior night and McArthur Court. Lucenti has been with the team for four years and has made 22 appearances. What’s senior day […]


Kim: Transfer culture has stunted player development for Oregon men’s basketball

By on Wednesday, Mar. 5 at 9:36 pm.

For the first time in five years, Dana Altman’s vision to integrate transfer students isn’t quite working. Altman previously achieved more with less talent. But this season is different, not because the Oregon men’s basketball team isn’t on track to an NCAA tournament bid, but because three key players have temporarily plateaued. Last season Dominic […]


Guernsey: Dana Altman fairly disciplined Damyean Dotson

By on Sunday, Mar. 2 at 9:04 pm.

Coaches are always put in difficult positions when their players are shone in a negative light. On one hand, their paychecks and reputation depend on wins against losses. On the other, they’re seen as dignitaries who are responsible for upholding their players’ reputations as role models. And on a third, perhaps bionic, hand, coaches are […]


Oregon women’s basketball: Seniors hope for ‘epic’ end to regular season against ASU and Arizona

By on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 3:59 pm.

It’s the final regular season homestand for the Ducks. And after a disappointing showing against the Washington schools, Oregon would love nothing more than to send off its senior class with a big weekend. Arizona State (22-6, 11-5 Pac-12) comes to town first for a Friday night showdown and Arizona (5-22, 1-15) will be in town […]


Oregon men’s basketball: UCLA’s Anderson, Adams suspended for game vs Ducks

By on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7:25 pm.

UCLA men’s basketball coach Steve Alford has suspended sophomore guards Jordan Adams and Kyle Anderson for tonight’s game against Oregon, the UCLA athletic department announced. Per the announcement, Anderson and Adams violated team rules. Adams is the Bruins’ leading scorer with 17.2 points per game and averages the second most rebounds at 5.6. Anderson is […]


Oregon men’s basketball: Mike Moser, Ducks have returned to form during three-game winning streak

By on Monday, Feb. 24 at 5:49 pm.

In terms of a player’s performance being synonymous with his team’s, Oregon senior forward Mike Moser is as close as it gets. The fifth-year transfer from UNLV has pulled himself out of a slump and helped the Ducks re-enter NCAA tournament discussions. Moser was a huge part of Oregon’s hot start this season, averaging 14.6 […]


Former Duck Fred Jones to be inducted into Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Hall of Honor

By on Friday, Feb. 21 at 3:57 pm.

Former Oregon standout Fred Jones will be inducted into the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Hall of Honor. Jones was the captain of the Ducks team that won the 2010 Pac-10 championship and advanced to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament. Jones is remembered fondly for his flashy dunks during his time at Oregon and he’s tied […]


GameDay: Johnathan Loyd’s accomplishments in UO men’s basketball stand tall

By on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 5:21 pm.

When Johnathan Loyd’s name is entered into Google search, the first result that appears after his bio is a photograph. The 5-foot-8 guard is defending UC Irvine’s Mamadou Ndiaye — a 7-foot-6 center. Though his impact on the Oregon basketball program may be small at first glance, the senior has led Oregon’s revitalization and will […]


After the Buzzer: Dana Altman on Waverly Austin, nearing his 500th win and new foul rules

By on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 4:22 pm.

During Dana Altman’s Pac-12 media teleconference this morning, Oregon’s head men’s basketball coach discussed the state of his team and the new foul rules, but he also touched on his coaching career. He’s one win away from 500 career wins at the Division I level, and he said this has caused him to reflect on […]


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 […]