Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post its favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Anne Yilmaz’s favorites from Monday, Dec. 9. Oregon men’s basketball guard Jalil Abdul-Bassit: 12pg paper due tomorrow . Time to #GrindItOut — Jalil Abdul-Bassit (@JEazyBuckets) December 9, 2013 Oregon baseball outfielder A.J. […]
GOOD: – Oregon men’s basketball is still undefeated on the season, though last night’s game against Ole Miss provided plenty of scares as it took overtime to escape Oxford with a win. The Rebels bombarded the Ducks from deep, with the biggest shot coming from Jarvis Summers. He hit a game-tying three with only .08 […]
With temperatures dipping down to the negatives on Saturday night, Eugene has had to endure a cold that doesn’t come around here too often. Starting on Thursday night, the National Weather Service issued a report that the southern Willamette Valley area should be expecting to get two to four inches of snow. Eugene didn’t end […]
Crowd psychology and unfamiliar weather may have played a big role in rowdy behavior on University Street during snowball fight
Sherwin Simmons was on his way to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art to donate some of his old paintings on Friday afternoon when he drove his gray sedan down University Street. The retired art history professor was late, but drove slowly on the snow-covered asphalt. As he neared Johnson Lane, he noticed the street […]
In a press release issued by Assistant Athletic Director Andy McNamara, University of Oregon head football coach Mark Helfrich issued a statement on Friday’s snowball fight at the intersection of University Street and Johnson Lane. “On Saturday, I was made aware of an incident that occurred Friday afternoon during the snow day involving multiple Oregon students including […]
Before Wednesday’s practice, Oregon head men’s basketball coach Dana Altman discussed upcoming opponent Ole Miss, how his team is handling dead week and the health of his back. Ole Miss has two or three guys averaging 15 points a game. How are you going to deal with that? “They are a balanced team with good […]
GOOD: – On Tuesday, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota announced that he would return for his redshirt junior year at Oregon. Wednesday, former head coach Chip Kelly backed the decision of his former quarterback. Kelly, now the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, told the Philadelphia Inquirer, “Take it from a guy who had a real […]
Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post its favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Chris Mosch’s favorites from Tuesday, Dec. 3. Oregon infielder Mitchell Tolman: Either rain or snow, knock this hailing crap off Eugene — Mitchell Tolman (@Mtolman94) December 3, 2013 Oregon distance runner Parker […]
Quarterback Marcus Mariota and center Hroniss Grasu announced on Tuesday afternoon that they will both be returning to play football for the Ducks in 2014. Mariota, a redshirt sophomore from Honolulu, Hawaii and Grasu, a redshirt junior from Los Angeles, Calif., announced their intent to return to the University of Oregon to finish out their […]
While you were enjoying some much-needed rest during the holidays, spending time with family and overeating, Oregon athletics were hard at work over the weekend. Here is a recap of everything that happened in case you missed it. Friday: It all started Friday when three games were played in Eugene, each a victory for the […]
As University of Oregon students packed up to go home and feast on the traditional Thanksgiving dinner, Food for Lane County, along with other local organizations, supplied meals and food boxes for surrounding community members in need of assistance. “Hunger is more prevalent than people think and that is because people are really good at […]
The Oregon Ducks played their first Ivy League opponent, the New Jersey Princeton University Tigers, at Matthew Knight Arena on Sunday, Dec. 1. The Oregon Ducks had a slow start as they were trailing at the half, but after a halftime pep talk by head coach Paul Westhead, they were able to clench the victory […]
It was rivalry week for most of the Pac-12 and there were plenty of hard-fought games over the weekend. Here’s what you might have missed from Pac-12 play this weekend: No. 25 Notre Dame 20 No. 8 Stanford 27 Stanford cornerback Wayne Lyons picked off Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees late in the fourth quarter […]
The No. 14 Oregon Ducks beat the University of North Dakota 91-76 at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore., on Nov. 30, 2013. The Oregon Ducks led throughout the entire game against the University of North Dakota and were up 49-32 at halftime thanks to making 100 percent of their free-throws during the first half. […]
Here are the Emerald’s top 10 images from Oregon’s 36-35 nail-biter of a victory over the Oregon State Beavers in the 117th Civil War on Friday, Nov. 27. Click here to view the pre-game festivities photos. Click here to view the first half photo gallery. Click here to view the second half photo gallery.
The Oregon Ducks took on the Oregon State Beavers at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, Nov. 29. The Ducks won in four sets, (25-13, 25-19, 21-25, 25-15) to end their season. The Ducks look to take their 5 game win streak into the postseason tournament.
Click here for the pre-game festivities photos. Click here to view the first half gallery.
For the fourth time this season, the Ducks don’t lead at halftime. After Oregon got out to a quick 14-0 lead through one quarter, the Oregon State Beavers came roaring back, outscoring the Ducks 17-3 in the second quarter in the 117th edition of the Civil War game. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota struggled in the […]
The 117th Civil War pits the Oregon Ducks (9-2) against their in-state rivals, the Oregon State Beavers (6-5). The Ducks lead all-time with a 60-46-10 record. Oregon is coming off a stunning 42-16 upset loss against the Arizona Wildcats in Tucson, while the Beavers were recently routed at home in a 69-27 loss to the […]
Over the weekend, Edward Cheserek did something that Steve Prefontaine, Alberto Salazar and Galen Rupp were all unable to accomplish: The Kenyan-born distance runner out of St. Benedict Prep in Newark, N.J., became the first freshman in Oregon history to be crowned NCAA cross country champion. Cheserek and Texas Tech senior Kennedy Kithuka separated themselves […]