Topic: Women’s Basketball

Emerald Quick Hits: Both men’s and women’s basketball teams begin regular season, Grasu will “miss a couple of games”

By on Friday, Nov. 14 at 1:24 pm.

- The Oregon men’s and women’s basketball teams begin their regular season Friday. The women play at 12 p.m. against Utah State and the men’s squad plays Coppin State at 9 p.m. Josh Schlichter of the Emerald had a chance to preview the rest of the Pac-12 conference for men’s basketball. -Oregon offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu will “miss a couple of games” according […]


Oregon women’s basketball: Five things we learned after the Ducks’ exhibition debut

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 6:22 pm.

1- Reign of Kelly Graves: The Kelly Graves era officially began Sunday afternoon at Mathew Knight Arena with a 81-44 exhibition win against Westmont. “I was actually quite pleased with how we played today,” Graves said. “I liked the effort, I liked that everyone got in; lot of people contributed.” By the end of the game one […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Ducks gear up for Friday Night Lights

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 4:23 pm.

With Oregon football preparing this week for its Friday night matchup against California, there are plenty of storylines to watch. -The Ducks are coming off one of their best football games of the year, as they were able to easily handle Washington 45-20 last Saturday. Defensive back Reggie Daniels spoke with the Emerald after practice on Tuesday, discussing the […]


Oregon women’s basketball unveils 2014-2015 non-conference schedule

By on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 9:34 pm.

When the Ducks open the 2014-2015 season against Utah State at Matthew Knight Arena on November 14, the Kelly Graves era at the University of Oregon will officially begin. Oregon will play 11 games as part of its 2014-2015 non-conference schedule, the university announced Tuesday. Headlining the teams traveling to Eugene this fall is North […]


Oregon women’s basketball adds fifth-year Gonzaga transfer Danielle Walter for 2014-2015 campaign

By on Thursday, Jun. 5 at 1:30 pm.

Head coach Kelly Graves is bringing yet another piece of his former Gonzaga women’s basketball team to Eugene. Fifth-year Gonzaga transfer Danielle Walter will join the program next season, Graves announced on Thursday. Former Gonzaga assistant coaches Jodie Berry and Nicole Powell have also joined Graves’ staff. Walter, a native of Pasco, Wash., will be able to play […]


Emerald sports quotes of the week: Tyler Johnstone talks Game of Thrones

By on Sunday, May. 11 at 3:52 pm.

Every Sunday, The Emerald sports staff will collect their favorite quotes from the previous seven days. Athletes, coaches, media or anybody with a quote pertaining to Oregon sports can be included. Below are The Emerald’s favorites from the week of May 5-May 11. Football “It was pretty traumatic, I went to therapy little bit for it. […]


Bev Smith continues her Oregon coaching legacy in a new way

By on Friday, Apr. 18 at 1:11 pm.

It’s wasn’t too long ago that Bev Smith was leading the Oregon women’s basketball team at MacArthur Court. Five years later, she’s still coaching students — just not NCAA Division I athletes. Today, just north of Mac Court, Smith now leads a class through the Student Recreation Center. She teaches a womens only class on the […]


Kelly Graves makes first appearance as Oregon women’s basketball coach

By on Tuesday, Apr. 8 at 2:50 pm.

On Tuesday morning, Kelly Graves, the former Gonzaga women’s basketball coach, addressed Oregon fans and members of the media for the first time since signing a six year contract with the University of Oregon. Graves will earn $500,000 the first two years at Oregon, $525,000 the next two years and $550,000 in the last two […]


Source: Oregon women’s basketball met with Gonzaga’s Kelly Graves for head coaching vacancy

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 6:05 pm.

Gonzaga’s women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves was on campus Sunday afternoon in Eugene to meet with the Oregon women’s basketball team in a closed-door meeting at Matthew Knight Arena, according to a source close to the team. Graves is one of the top targets to replace Paul Westhead as the Ducks’ next head coach. The […]


Hawthorne: Paul Westhead’s time with Oregon women’s basketball inconsistent but impactful

By on Thursday, Mar. 27 at 12:04 am.

The “Guru of Go” has officially ended his run at Oregon. Paul Westhead, considered by many to be one of the most innovative coaches in the game of basketball, left the University of Oregon women’s basketball team after a five-year tenure that resulted in a 66-92 record. He’s toured America in his coaching, but perhaps […]


Oregon women’s basketball to host Pacific in WNIT

By on Wednesday, Mar. 19 at 2:01 pm.

Oregon women’s basketball received a bid to compete as part of the 64-team field in the WNIT tournament, where they will host Pacific at Matthew Knight Arena. The game will take place Thursday night. “I am very happy that we are at home,” Oregon sophomore forward Jillian Alleyne told reporters during a conference call once […]


Oregon women’s basketball: Seniors shine in final game of regular season against Arizona

By on Monday, Mar. 3 at 2:06 pm.

It was so fitting. Senior Ariel Thomas scored Oregon’s first eight points of the game to pick up the 1,000th point of her career on senior day in a 90-78 win over Arizona. It was just what one might expect from Thomas, in her final game at Matthew Knight Arena, to persevere and lead the […]


Photos: Oregon women’s basketball — Ducks defeat Arizona Wildcats 90-78 in final home game

By on Monday, Mar. 3 at 1:52 pm.

The Oregon women’s basketball team (14-14, 5-12 Pac-12) hosts the University of Arizona Wildcats (5-24, 1-17 Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena on March 2. After an exciting home win against No. 20 Arizona State University, the Ducks are looking to keep the momentum up for the rest of the regular season. For the last home […]


Oregon women’s basketball: Jillian Alleyne’s Pac-12 rebound record retracted

By on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 4:28 pm.

The Oregon women’s basketball program announced today that there was a bookkeeping error and sophomore Jillian Alleyne did not break the Pac-12 record for rebounds last Monday against UCLA. The Pac-12 online record book was not updated with Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike 466-rebound performance last season and still showed the old record of 376. That page […]


Oregon women’s basketball: Danielle Love plays with her heart

By on Monday, Feb. 17 at 1:18 pm.

As her career at Oregon comes to a close soon, senior Danielle Love has brought something to the women’s basketball program that can’t be quantified or computed. Love has played with heart — a trait that has proved invaluable in head coach Paul Westhead’s system. “She’s the one that does so many things that never show up […]


Oregon women’s basketball lose 88-78 after late run by USC

By on Friday, Feb. 14 at 11:01 pm.

Tonight, Oregon women’s basketball hosted USC in a game that went down to the wire, with the Ducks ultimately falling to the Trojans 88-78. “With any loss there is frustration,” senior point guard Ariel Thomas said. “I don’t think anyone ever smiles after a loss.” Unlike most teams who face Oregon (13-11, 4-9 Pac-12), the pace […]


Oregon women’s basketball fall to Colorado 81-75 in the final minute of play

By on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 pm.

The Oregon women’s basketball team made up a nine-point deficit in the second half and remained competitive down the stretch, but the Ducks were unable to close the game out against Colorado, falling 81-75. Oregon (13-10, 4-8 Pac-12) was powered by a 23-point performance, including 4-0f-8 on three-pointers, from freshman Chrishae Rowe. The Ducks had […]


Photos: Oregon women’s basketball – Colorado Buffaloes narrowly defeat Oregon Ducks 81-75

By on Monday, Feb. 10 at 8:19 pm.

The Oregon women’s basketball team (13-9, 4-7 in Pac-12) hosts the University of Colorado Buffaloes (13-9, 3-8 in Pac-12) Monday, Feb. 10 at Matthew Knight Arena. The game was supposed to be held on Sunday, Feb. 9, but due to the snow and inclement weather the game was rescheduled. Coming off a 93-71 win against […]


Oregon women’s basketball game free for general public Saturday versus Utah

By on Friday, Feb. 7 at 9:13 pm.

The Oregon women’s basketball game against Utah, which was rescheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Matthew Knight Arena, will be free to the public, the Oregon athletic department announced Friday night. The game was originally rescheduled from Friday, February 7 at 7 p.m. “Fan safety is paramount, and although admission is free, it is […]