Oregon Rumors & News

  • Bigby-Williams played while under investigation for sexual assault

    Daily Emerald "Former Oregon forward Kavell Bigby-Williams played the 2016-17 men’s basketball season while under criminal investigation for an alleged sexual assault, the Emerald has learned. Bigby-Williams, a junior, is accused of sexually assaulting a female between 10 p.m Sept. 17 and 3 a.m. Sept. 18,..." June 22

  • Oregon secures transfer of high-scoring G Elijah Brown

    Oregonian "Fresh off a run to the Final Four, the Oregon Ducks men's basketball team is stockpiling talent in the 2017 recruiting class, highlighted by five-star point forward Troy Brown Jr. and a trio of four-star talents. However, after losing Tyler Dorsey, Dillon Brooks and Jordan Bell to the NBA..." May 01

  • Bigby-Williams becomes 7th Oregon player to leave this offseason

    Oregonian "Oregon Ducks center Kavell Bigby-Williams has asked for, and has been granted, a release to seek transfer from the Oregon basketball team. Bigby-Williams, a 6-foot-10 center, averaged 3 points and 2.8 rebounds and blocked 28 shots in his first season with Oregon after transferring from the..." April 21

  • Oregon’s Jordan Bell denies report he declared for NBA draft

    Pro Basketball Talk "Tyler Dorsey and Dillon Brooks left Oregon for the NBA draft. Is Jordan Bell following? Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports: Oregon junior Jordan Bell has decided to enter the 2017 NBA draft and plans to sign with an agent, league sources told The Vertical. Sometimes, players signing..." April 17

  • Dillon Brooks' Oregon career is over as he declares for NBA draft, hires agent

    Oregonian "Pac-12 Conference player of the year Dillon Brooks will forgo his senior season at Oregon after entering the NBA draft and hiring an agent. Brooks announced his intention Wednesday morning on social media but did not say whether he had hired an agent. Later, an Oregon spokesman confirmed..." April 12

  • North Carolina survives Oregon to prevail in Final Four

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- As North Carolina missed four consecutive free throws in the final 5.8 seconds, coach Roy Williams had one thought. "Jump off the building," he said. No need. The Tar Heels might have had a tough time shooting Saturday night, but showed why they are the best..." April 02

  • Outrebounded late, Oregon's Jordan Bell after loss: I feel terrible

    ESPN "Oregon's Jordan Bell took the blame for the Ducks' 77-76 loss to North Carolina in the national semifinals Saturday night, saying his inability to box out the Tar Heels in the waning seconds cost his team a chance at a championship. "If I had just boxed out ... I had two opportunities,'' Bell..." April 02

  • Can UNC, Gonzaga, South Carolina and Oregon salvage the Final Four nobody wanted?

    Fox Sports "Let's get it out of the way at the top. No need to sugarcoat. On first glance, and probably on second and third too, this is a dog Final Four. It's the ugly stepchild stealing the spotlight on college basketball's premiere weekend, a motley crew mostly filled with teams you either don't care about..." March 27

  • Oregon derails Kansas, lands first Final Four trip since 1939

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Make way for the "Small Firs." Oregon is back in the Final Four for the first time since 1939 after a 74-60 win over top-seeded Kansas in the Midwest Regional final on Saturday night at Sprint Center. Tyler Dorsey scored 27 points and Dillon Brooks had 17 for..." March 26

  • Oregon escapes as Michigan misses last-second shot

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It was that close. Oregon defeated Michigan 69-68 in the Sweet 16 on Thursday at Sprint Center when Michigan's Derrick Walton Jr. missed a long jumper at the buzzer that would have won it. "I don't know about (being) worried," Oregon guard Tyler Dorsey said of his..." March 23

  • A year after Coach K, Oregon Ducks' Dillon Brooks has learned to play under the spotlight

    Oregonian "Dillon Brooks hasn't watched tape from the last time the Oregon Ducks lost in the NCAA Tournament. It was almost exactly a year ago. Elite Eight. Oklahoma 80, Oregon 68. Season over. Brooks had just seven points in the loss. He had as many turnovers -- three -- as field goals and fouled out..." March 23

  • Dorsey 3-pointer rescues No. 3 seed Oregon

    The Sports Xchange "SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Third-seeded Oregon needed a clutch shot to survive the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Tyler Dorsey drained a 3-pointer with 11 seconds remaining to help the Ducks advance to the Sweet 16 with a dramatic 75-72 victory over 11th-seeded Rhode Island on Sunday in a..." March 19

  • Soaring Ducks blow by Gaels

    The Sports Xchange "SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Oregon fans jumped out of their seats as Dillon Brooks drove to the basket for an emphatic dunk to punctuate a 93-77 victory over Iona in a first-round Midwest Regional game Friday at the Golden 1 Center. Tyler Dorsey scored 24 points for third-seeded Oregon (30-5),..." March 17

  • No. 7 Arizona holds off No. 5 Oregon in Pac-12 final

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Arizona sophomore guard Allonzo Trier left the court at T-Mobile Arena, arms raised, a trophy in one hand, soaking in cheers from the fans. His crazy journey of a season still has the most important act to come, but a moment such as this -- being the Most Outstanding Player of..." March 12

  • Oregon's Chris Boucher out for season with torn ACL

    CBS Sports "Oregon senior Chris Boucher -- the Ducks’ third-leading scorer, second-leading rebounder and leading shot-blocker -- suffered a torn ACL in Friday’s 73-65 Pac-12 Tournament semifinal victory over Cal that will sideline him for the rest of the season, a source confirmed to CBS..." March 12

  • No. 5 Oregon disposes of Cal to reach Pac-12 final

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Dylan Ennis converted a three-point play with 22.6 seconds left to secure fifth-ranked and No. 1 seed Oregon's 73-65 victory over fifth-seeded Cal in a semifinal game of the Pac-12 tournament on Friday night at T-Mobile Arena. Ennis had 11 of his 16 points in the second half to..." March 11

  • Oregon beats Arizona State in Pac-12 tournament

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Oregon often uses a small lineup, with Pac-12 player of the year Dillon Brooks as an undersized power forward, but that doesn't mean the Ducks can't rebound. Fifth-ranked Oregon clamped down on defense against Arizona State in the second half Thursday, gobbling up boards and..." March 09

  • No. 6 Oregon routs Oregon State to claim Pac-12 title share

    The Sports Xchange "CORVALLIS, Ore. -- The sixth conference championship in Oregon history marked the first back-to-back titles for the Ducks. Junior forward Dillon Brooks scored 25 points as sixth-ranked Oregon clinched a share of the Pac-12 championship on Saturday afternoon with an 80-59 win over Oregon..." March 04

  • No. 6 Oregon gets tip, beats Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "STANFORD, Calif. -- No. 6 Oregon is finding new and interesting ways to produce game-winning shots. On Thursday, the Ducks used a relatively straightforward approach, as a 3-pointer by Dillon Brooks with 0.2 of a second remaining gave Oregon a 68-65 victory over California. The path to..." February 25

  • Brooks beats buzzer to lift No. 6 Oregon over Cal

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- Dillon Brooks did it again. On Nov. 22 in Maui, the Oregon star hit a 3-pointer with 22 seconds left in overtime to break a tie in what would become a 69-65 victory over Tennessee. On Dec. 28 in Eugene, Ore., Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 of second left to give..." February 23

  • Brooks scores 23, No. 7 Ducks wipe out Buffaloes

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon will carry the NCAA's longest home winning streak into next season. Junior forward Dillon Brooks scored 23 points as No. 7 Oregon finished off a second straight unbeaten home schedule with a 101-73 victory over Colorado on Saturday at Matthew Knight Arena...." February 18

  • No. 7 Oregon throttles Utah

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- With five players averaging in double digits, Oregon is a tough team to scout. On Thursday, it was junior forward Dillon Brooks leading the way with 20 points as the seventh-ranked Ducks defeated Utah 79-61 on Thursday night at Matthew Knight Arena. Junior forward..." February 17

  • Brooks, Dorsey carry No. 5 Oregon past USC

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona coach Sean Miller grumbled about his defense and rebounding after the last game. Message received. With Arizona's top two scoring threats mostly silent Saturday night, the No. 9 Wildcats took care of business at the other end of the court as they beat Cal 62-57..." February 12

  • Brooks, Dorsey carry No. 5 Oregon past USC

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Tyler Dorsey wasn't leaving his hometown without a win. The Oregon sophomore guard made two 3-pointers in the final three minutes to lift No. 5 Oregon to a 81-70 win over USC on Saturday night at the Galen Center. Dorsey, a Los Angeles native, finished with 19 points as the..." February 12

  • No. 10 Bruins rally past No. 5 Ducks

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Playing the No. 5 team in the country in front of a sellout crowd gave UCLA star freshman Lonzo Ball an idea of what it will be like in the NCAA Tournament. Ball and guard Aaron Holiday each scored 15 points as the 10th-ranked Bruins rallied from a 15-point, second-half..." February 10

  • No. 13 Ducks use 3-point barrage to rout No. 5 Wildcats

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon celebrated the NCAA's longest home winning streak in style. Sophomore guard Tyler Dorsey scored 23 points as the 13th-ranked moved into a tie for first place in the Pac-12 with a 85-58 win over fifth-ranked Arizona on Saturday afternoon at Matthew Knight Arena...." February 04

  • No. 13 Oregon survives Arizona State, 71-70

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon survived a scare against Arizona State to set up a battle for first place in the Pac-12 Conference on Saturday. Forward Dillon Brooks scored 27 points, including the final 12 for Oregon, as the 13th-ranked Ducks defeated Arizona State 71-70 Thursday night at Matthew..." February 03

  • Colorado snaps No. 10 Oregon's 17-game win streak

    The Sports Xchange "BOULDER, Colo. -- Colorado didn't lose faith after an 0-7 start to Pac-12 play. The Buffaloes were rewarded for their perseverance with a 74-65 upset of No. 10 Oregon Saturday night at Coors Events Center. Derrick White scored 23 points and George King added 13 points for the Buffaloes..." January 29

  • Brooks powers No. 10 Oregon past Utah in return

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Dillon Brooks returned quickly from a sprained foot to help No. 10 Oregon continue its longest winning streak in school history. The junior forward scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Ducks to a 73-67 win over Utah on Thursday night at the Huntsman Center. Brooks was 7..." January 27

  • No. 11 Oregon wins school-record 16th straight

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon isn't focused on its winning streak. The 11th-ranked Ducks won their school-record 16th straight game by defeating Stanford 69-52 on Saturday afternoon at Matthew Knight Arena. Oregon broke the record of 15 straight wins set in 1912-13. "We're not worried about..." January 21