Topic: ESPN

Devon Allen emerges as lead wideout against Michigan State secondary

By on Saturday, Sep. 6 at 11:44 pm.

In the blink of an eye, Devon Allen rose to stardom. On a 70-yard touchdown connection with Marcus Mariota early in the second quarter, Allen not only electrified the sold out Autzen crowd by breaking through a group of Michigan State defenders with his olympic speed, but he more importantly, solidified his role on this […]


Twitter takes on College GameDay

By on Saturday, Sep. 6 at 10:06 am.

ESPN’s College GameDay was in full effect this morning in Eugene, Oregon for the top 10 non-conference matchup between No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 Michigan State. From Lee Corso donning the customized Duck mascot head to Kirk Herbstreit picking the underdog Spartans, here are the highlights and reactions from the Twitter world. And yes, […]


Four-Star small forward Dillon Brooks commits to Oregon

By on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 7:54 pm.

Dana Altman can rest a little easier now that ESPN four-star guard/forward Dillon Brooks announced his commitment to the University of Oregon Sunday evening. The prospect out of the renown Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada, chose Oregon over Maryland, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and others. Brooks, who was originally projected to be a part of the 2015 […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Ray Kasongo will not play for Oregon basketball next season

By on Wednesday, Jul. 30 at 5:41 pm.

- ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported today that Ray Kasongo, an incoming freshman forward for Oregon’s basketball team, was denied admission into the school. The 6-foot-9 Canadian announced on Oct. 25 via Twitter that he would be committing to the Ducks.  Andrew Greif of The Oregonian reports via Twitter that the UO athletic department doesn’t anticipated […]


ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports Brandon Austin to play at Northwest Florida

By on Thursday, Jul. 24 at 4:13 pm.

After recently being denied admittance into Hutchinson Community College, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman has reported that former Oregon men’s basketball player Brandon Austin is headed to Northwest Florida State College. Former Providence and Oregon forward Brandon Austin has been accepted to Northwest Florida, the school told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 24, 2014 While attending Providence, […]


Former UO basketball player Brandon Austin not admitted into Hutchinson Community College

By on Thursday, Jul. 17 at 10:06 pm.

Former Oregon men’s basketball player Brandon Austin will not be admitted into Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, the Hutchinson athletic department confirmed to The Emerald Thursday morning. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman first reported the news, saying the school president made the final decision. Former Oregon and Providence player Brandon Austin will not be admitted to Hutchinson […]


Reporters discuss 2014 Pac-12 football season

By on Wednesday, Jul. 16 at 4:23 pm.

With the college football season on the horizon, members of the The Emerald, Daily Bruin and Stanford Daily sport staffs chimed in to discuss the upcoming Pac-12 season. The following content was provided by reporters Hayden Kim (Emerald), Kevin Bowman (Daily Bruin) and David Cohn (Stanford Daily). All three teams are set to begin their […]


Q&A: Ariel Thomas reflects on her basketball experience in China

By on Monday, May. 26 at 8:23 pm.

Shortly after the conclusion of the 2013-2014 Oregon women’s basketball season, senior Ariel Thomas took the trip of a lifetime. She competed for the U.S. as a member of the NetScouts Basketball USA All-Stars. After the tournament, Thomas was announced as the MVP of the Jiujiang All-Tournament Team. She averaged 11.3 points per game in nine games, leading the […]


Former Oregon head coach Mike Bellotti named to 2014 college football hall of fame class

By on Thursday, May. 22 at 2:56 pm.

Former Oregon football coach Mike Bellotti was named as a member of the 2014 College Football Hall of Fame Class on Thursday. “It’s a little bit like potential versus performance and you’re hoping that you make it,” Belotti said. “You’re hoping that people out there agree with the nomination. I’m really excited. It’s an honor.” Bellotti, […]


Kostecka: Oregon’s ‘one game at a time’ approach has led to consistency and a shot at redemption

By on Tuesday, May. 20 at 8:02 pm.

All week long, the Ducks have been pestered with questions about crushing season-ending loss to Nebraska in the 2013 Super Regionals, how that might provide motivation entering this weekend’s Super Regionals and how they’re the favorite to win the national championship. All week long, the Ducks, including head coach Mike White, have talked about being prepared, […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Discussion continues over sexual assault case, search for new Oregon State head coach continues

By on Wednesday, May. 14 at 5:44 pm.

- More news has broken about the alleged sexual assault case involving three Oregon basketball players. A former Eugene City Councilor has filed a Title IX complaint. Kevin Hornbuckle believes, in a letter he sent to the U.S. Department of Education, that the actions committed by the athletes were consensual and that the university was […]


Oregon softball ranked No. 1 in country for first time in school history

By on Tuesday, Apr. 8 at 12:46 pm.

For the first time in school history, the Oregon softball team can proudly say it’s the No. 1 team in the country, based on the latest rankings released Tuesday morning. The Ducks received 497 total points and 18 first-place votes while Florida State and Alabama each received a vote for No. 1. Oregon has a […]


Mark Helfrich confirms wide reciever Eric Dungy will explore option to transfer from Oregon

By on Thursday, Mar. 20 at 4:31 pm.

Oregon head football coach Mark Helfrich confirmed this afternooon that Dungy will explore the option of transferring from Oregon. “We will continue to support Eric in pursuit of his college football dreams,” Helfrich said. “He will always be a member of the University of Oregon family. We wish him well.” ESPN reported earlier in the day that […]


Oregon wide receiver Eric Dungy transferring to South Florida, sources tell ESPN

By on Thursday, Mar. 20 at 12:38 pm.

Oregon wide receiver Eric Dungy will likely transfer to the South Florida, sources told ESPN. The announcement has not been made official by the UO athletic department yet. According to reports, Dungy and his father — former NFL head coach Tony Dungy — visited USF on Wednesday. The university is located in Dungy’s hometown of Tampa, Fla. Since […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon baseball’s win over LMU highlighted by spectacular catch

By on Monday, Feb. 24 at 5:48 pm.

- After grabbing the first two wins in the series against Loyola Marymount, the No. 11 ranked Oregon baseball team (7-0) recorded the series sweep with a 4-3 victory. Despite the game being tied until the eighth inning, right fielder Tyler Baumgartner made a spectacular catch late in the inning to keep the game tied. Oregon would go on to […]


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 […]