Topic: oregon ducks

Oregon tries new lineup against Delaware State, still looking for answers

By on Saturday, Dec. 20 at 2:47 pm.

 Dana Altman had enough with the bad starts. Even with a 7-3 record heading into their matchup with visiting Delaware State, Altman said he was planning to switch things up. Today, he started Casey Benson, Jordan Bell and Jalil Abdul-Bassit, all newcomers to the starting five. These five ended up giving the Ducks (8-3) the […]

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 […]

Oregon rebounds from slow start to pick up 79-56 win over Cal-State Northridge

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 10:35 pm.

With 11:34 remaining in the first half, the Ducks found themselves being outplayed in every facet of the game by Cal-State Northridge (3-8), thus resulting in a 16-9 deficit. Oregon head coach Dana Altman had seen enough and called a a timeout with the hope of waking up his team before getting embarrassed on their […]

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 […]

Kostecka: Oregon’s season started with a setback, yet are now Pac-12 Champions

By on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 11:48 pm.

While many words come to mind to describe the season the Oregon Ducks have had thus far, one stands out: perseverance. Oregon’s season has been full of highs and lows, but every time the Ducks were faced with a setback, they dug deep to overcome each obstacle. Five months before the season began, star wide […]

Pac-12 championship: Charles Nelson showcases what it means to be a ‘gradual evolution’

By on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 12:42 am.

Charles Nelson may not have scored, but he did just about everything else to help Oregon win the Pac-12 title. Nelson, a freshman wide receiver from Dayton Beach, Florida, finished with 148 total yards, and at times, looked like the best player on the field. For a player that was virtually unknown to the public eye […]

Pac-12 championship: Oregon ‘ready’ for Playoff, Mariota seals Heisman

By on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 12:35 am.

SANTA CLARA – It was a party at Levi’s Stadium, as Oregon was crowned Pac-12 champions following its 51-13 statement win against Arizona. Hugs were given. Tears were shed. Roses were carried in mouths. Confetti was blown. “We Dem Boyz” by Wiz Khalifa was being blasted in the locker room. Even Darren Carrington was shooting footage […]

Rapid Reaction: Oregon cruises to 51-13 win, takes home Pac-12 Championship

By on Friday, Dec. 5 at 10:07 pm.

The script was flipped. Thanks to a dominant performance from the Oregon defense to add onto the torrid pace that Marcus Mariota continued, the Ducks defeated Arizona 51-13 to win the Pac-12 Championship. Mariota finished 25-of-38 for 313 yards and two touchdowns. Mariota also rushed for 33 yards on 10 carries and three touchdowns. On […]