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, […]