Topic: ESPN

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 […]

GameDay: Oregon football players struggle transitioning to basketball, but should they specialize?

By on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 1:51 pm.

With about a second left in the game, Pleasant Grove High School trailed Monterey Trail 59-58 on Dec. 10, 2010. Pleasant Grove’s head coach, John DePonte, decided to run the final play for his star junior, Arik Armstead. “Coach Duponte draws up a play, gets it to Arik, who hits a turnaround jumper at the […]

Emerald Quick Hits: ESPN ranks Marcus Mariota No. 1 Pac-12 player from 2013

By on Friday, Jan. 31 at 1:13 pm.

- Oregon cornerback Troy Hill pleaded guilty to menacing on Friday morning for his arrest on Dec. 13. Hill was sentenced to 36 months of probation, $200 in fines, 70 hours of community service and must complete a treatment program for anger. The redshirt senior was arraigned —and suspended from the Alamo Bowl— three days […]

GameDay: After four years of searching, Mike Moser is home

By on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 12:27 pm.

The path Mike Moser took to Matthew Knight Arena hasn’t been easy — it’s fraught with roadblocks, detours and life-changing decisions. Now at the University of Oregon, his third school in five years, Moser’s journey has come to an end 110 short miles from where it began. Moser was born in Dallas, Texas, and adopted by […]

How Johnathan Loyd went from a mediocre shooter to one of Oregon’s best

By on Monday, Jan. 20 at 5:35 pm.

Johnathan Loyd slowly dribbled the ball up the floor and stopped around half court, “massaging the clock,” as ESPN’s play-by-play announcer Roxy Bernstein described it. The Moda Center fans rose to their feet. The Ducks held a 65-62 lead over Illinois with less than a minute remaining in the game. Mike Moser set a screen […]

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu will return for his senior season

By on Monday, Jan. 6 at 12:27 pm.

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre Olomu is putting off the NFL Draft for another year. According to GoDucks editor-in-chief Rob Moseley, the junior from Chino Hills, Calif. told him of his intentions to return to Oregon this morning. “The two main factors related to my decision to return were my continued progression as a person […]

The good, the bad, the ugly: ESPN names Ekpre-Olomu to All-American team

By on Monday, Dec. 16 at 11:58 am.

GOOD – The Oregon men’s basketball team keeps finding ways to win, even against tough teams. On Saturday night, the Ducks traveled up the road to Portland, hosting Illinois at the Moda Center. Oregon, now tied for second in the nation in points per game, struggled to find its offense, scoring a season-low 32 points in the […]