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