Topic: Tony Woods

Men’s basketball game preview: Oregon and USC both look to climb out of Pac-12 cellar

By on Friday, Jan. 31 at 11:30 pm.

The first half of the Pac-12 basketball season is nearing a close, something both Oregon and USC are looking forward to. The Trojans currently sit 11th in the conference after starting 1-7 against Pac-12 foes and have lost two straight nail biters, both in overtime. First year head coach Andy Enfield has struggled to find […]

GameDay: How losing Kazemi, Woods and Singler has depleted Oregon’s defense

By on Sunday, Apr. 27 at 9:49 pm.

Last year, the Ducks were among the defensive elite, ranked No. 13 nationally. One Duck, in particular, stood out: power forward Arsalan Kazemi. “Arsalan was maybe as good a defender at the four spot as I’ve ever had,” men’s basketball head coach Dana Altman said. Kazemi stuffed the defensive stat sheet all season, especially in Oregon’s […]

Kostecka: As Oregon men’s basketball struggles in Pac-12 play, was it all just hype?

By on Monday, Jan. 13 at 12:07 pm.

Offense sells tickets, defense wins championships. It’s a testament as old as time and if the Ducks are going to prove they’re not just hype, it’s going to begin on the defensive side of the ball. But since the Ducks started Pac-12 play in week 10, their weak non-conference schedule proved that they weren’t battle-tested […]

Men’s basketball game preview: No. 17 Oregon vs. Stanford

By on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 3:45 pm.

The Oregon and Stanford men’s basketball teams are both off to disappointing starts in conference play. The Ducks have lost two straight after beginning their season 13-0 and are 1-2 against Pac-12 foes. The Cardinal are 0-2 in conference after losing to California and Oregon State and are 9-5 on the season despite a wealth […]

Season tips off in South Korea as Oregon men’s basketball faces Georgetown

By on Friday, Nov. 8 at 11:42 am.

Nearly 5,500 miles away from the confines of Matthew Knight Arena, the Oregon men’s basketball team is opening up its 2013-14 season in South Korea as part of the Armed Forces Classic against Georgetown. Missing from the court will be Oregon’s Dominic Artis and Ben Carter, both suspended for the first nine games of the […]

Ducks get victory before season starts: Joseph Young cleared to play immediately

By on Friday, Oct. 25 at 9:38 am.

Early Friday morning, Oregon picked up the second part of this year’s big-time transfer players when the NCAA granted a waiver by Houston transfer Joseph Young to play immediately in the green and yellow for the next two years. Dana Altman’s success of combining transfer basketball players with ones already in Oregon uniforms has been on display […]

Zone Read PM: Tony Woods works out for Blazers, Spurs hold 3-2 edge over Miami

By on Monday, Jun. 17 at 4:39 pm.

In their ninth predraft workout today, the Portland Trail Blazers hosted six more prospects in preparation for the upcoming NBA draft on June 27th. Among the six players was the former 6-foot-11 Oregon center  Tony Woods. Woods has now worked out with both the Boston Celtics and now the Blazers and will likely try to fit in […]

Civil War ends with Oregon men’s basketball triumphant over Oregon State, 85-75

By on Friday, Mar. 1 at 12:16 pm.

Carlos Emory scored a career high 21 points off the bench as Oregon took down Oregon State 85-75 on senior night at Matthew Knight Arena Thursday. The Ducks came back from a halftime deficit for the sixth time this season to earn their 23rd victory. “That’s not what we want to do,” E.J. Singler said. “We want […]

Oregon men’s basketball says farewell to seniors, Dominic Artis returns

By on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 1:20 pm.

On an evening devoted to honoring seniors in their final home game, it may be the reappearance of a certain freshman who will take center stage in the Civil War men’s basketball game against Oregon State on Thursday. The team’s last game of the season in Matthew Knight Arena is the final hurrah for four […]

Zone Read PM: World Cup 2014 will use goal line technology, Johnny Football’s rigorous academic schedule

By on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 1:11 pm.

He’s the quarterback of a high-profile team and the Heisman Trophy winner. He has torched the SEC record books and has quickly become a legendary figure. But there’s one thing Johnny Manziel hasn’t done — sit in a lecture hall, at least this term. Manziel being on campus has become such a distraction that the […]

Elbow to Brock Motum’s head gets Tony Woods ejected from men’s basketball game against Washington State

By on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2:19 pm.

It wasn’t quite a LeGarrette Blount moment, but it was close: Oregon center Tony Woods was ejected from the Duck’s overtime win at Washington State for elbowing Brock Motum in the back of the head, temporarily sending Motum to the locker room. A look at the video monitor made it clear the elbow was a […]

Oregon men’s basketball pulls out wild win against Washington State

By on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 3:57 pm.

Washington State’s sophomore guard Royce Woolridge scored 36 points against No. 23 Oregon on Saturday afternoon, with 22 of them coming in the first half. But he is not the WSU player who made the final and most impactful play for the Cougars. Instead, that honor goes to another sophomore, Dexter Kernich-Drew, who inexplicably fouled […]

Oregon men’s basketball goes 0 for 2 in Bay Area

By on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 2:02 pm.

After their perfect conference run and a nine-game win streak came to a screeching halt on Wednesday, the Oregon Ducks’ men’s basketball team failed in the final minutes against California on Saturday, dropping its second consecutive game to open up the Pac-12 race. The contest was close all game long, but Cal scored the final […]