Topic: Ducks

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 […]

Marcus Mariota enters NFL draft: Where does that leave Oregon?

By on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 12:30 pm.

To little surprise, three-year starter and Heisman winning quarterback, Marcus Mariota declared his entry into the 2015 NFL Draft Wednesday. Mariota has been projected to go has high as No. 1. Where does this leave the Ducks? Well, it leaves them with three options –Jeff Lockie (redshirt sophomore), Morgan Mahalak (freshman) and Travis Waller (incoming freshman) – at […]

National Championship: Darren Carrington’s suspension leaves Oregon with limited options, not nothing

By on Sunday, Jan. 11 at 9:56 am.

DALLAS, Texas – The mood surrounding Darren Carrington’s suspension after testing positive for marijuana in an NCAA ran drug test two days before the inaugural College Football Playoff title game was as expected. Teammates and coaches of Oregon were both understandably disappointed that their standout redshirt freshman wideout won’t be joining them on the sidelines this […]

UPDATE: Oregon’s Darren Carrington suspended for National Championship game, unsuccessfully appeals suspension

By on Friday, Jan. 9 at 5:56 pm.

Per Aaron Fentress of CSNNW, Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington has been suspended for Monday’s National Championship game against Ohio State after failing an NCAA administered drug test. Carrington did not make the trip to Texas. Carrington tested positive for marijuana according to sources. The Ducks arrived to Dallas this evening. Carrington’s suspension comes at an […]

Countdown to the National Championship: How Oregon and Ohio State’s special teams stack up

By on Friday, Jan. 9 at 8:56 am.

In the days leading up to the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship, the Emerald will take a unit-by-unit look at Oregon and Ohio State, determining which team has the edge going into the showdown on Jan. 12 in Dallas. Today, we’ll look at each team’s special teams. Oregon With the emergence of freshman Charles […]

Oregon not quite ready for conference-best Arizona, T.J. McConnell has field day

By on Thursday, Jan. 8 at 10:33 pm.

From the get-go, it was Arizona’s game to lose. Even on the road, the No. 7 ranked Wildcats (14-1, 2-0 Pac-12) held every advantage and put them to use against an untested Oregon (11-4, 1-1 Pac-12) team. Sure, the Ducks held their own against ranked opponents like VCU and Michigan earlier in the year, but […]

Oregon survives OT thriller against UCSB, wins 82-78

By on Monday, Dec. 22 at 10:57 pm.

Dana Altman looked exhausted following Oregon’s 82-78 overtime win over visiting University of California Santa Barbara. Altman, who had been stressing the importance of finishing out the non-conference schedule strong, knew how tough their two remaining games would be, and tonight, his team found out why the hard way. Without big time plays from Casey […]

Practice recap: Oregon quickly moves forward from Ifo Ekpre-Olomu injury

By on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 2:26 pm.

The Oregon football team has moved on. Not because they aren’t feeling the impact of losing All-American cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu to a season ending knee injury, but because they had no other choice. “I will confirm that he won’t participate in the Playoff, which is very unfortunate for him,” Mark Helfrich said. “He’s already been […]

Joseph Young’s complete performance leads Oregon past Cal State Northridge

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 10:33 pm.

Joseph Young did everything right Wednesday night as he led Oregon (7-3) past visiting Cal State Northridge 79-56. After struggling from the floor for the past few games, Young shot efficiently and filled up the stat sheet. Young finished with a game-high 18 points along with eight rebounds and four assists as he went 7-for-14 […]

Mariota’s weekend in the Big Apple: Links and sounds from the DP Show and Late Show with David Letterman

By on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 10:55 am.

Marcus Mariota has been a busy man lately. After being named the 80th Heisman Trophy winner on Saturday night, Mariota has since been the center of attention in New York City. From reenacting what it’s like calling a play from the line of scrimmage with Dan Patrick to doing a top-10 list on the Late […]

Oregon men’s basketball picks up first road win, defeats Illinois 77-70

By on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 6:55 pm.

On a night that centered around Oregon’s first-ever Heisman trophy winner, their men’s basketball team also had something to be happy about. Defeating Illinois on the road 77-70, the Ducks improved to 6-3 on the season. In a game that remained close until the final few minutes, there were two names that stood out: Dillon […]

No. 2 Oregon to face No. 3 Florida State in the Rose Bowl

By on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 11:13 am.

Oregon is heading to the College Football Playoff. The College Football Playoff committee announced that the No. 2 Ducks will play against No. 3 Florida State in the Rose Bowl. The Seminoles were the only team in the top-four that finished undefeated. Florida State finished 29th in points (34.8) and 30th in points scored against […]