Oregon Rumors & News

  • No. 23 Oregon wins by 69 points

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. - Oregon coach Dana Altman joked that a few of his players may transfer to Savannah State after No. 23 Oregon defeated the Tigers 128-58 on Saturday afternoon at Matthew Knight Arena. "Any team that shoots 50 three-pointers, our guys love that," Altman said. The Ducks..." December 03

  • No. 23 Oregon ekes past Boise State

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon dropped from No. 4 to No. 13 and now No. 23 in the Associated Press poll the past two weeks, and another loss to an unranked opponent likely would have sent the Ducks out of the national ratings. Oregon was in danger as it trailed Boise State almost all game before..." November 29

  • No. 13 Oregon beats UConn in Maui consolation final

    The Sports Xchange "LAHAINA, Hawaii -- After a disappointing loss sent Oregon into the consolation bracket at the Maui Invitational, the 13th-ranked Ducks left the island on a two-game winning streak. Senior center Chris Boucher scored 21 points, including five three-pointers, to lead Oregon to a 79-69 win over..." November 23

  • Brooks leads Oregon to OT win over Tennessee

    The Sports Xchange "LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Dillon Brooks had time to drive to the basket, but the Oregon junior elected to pull up for a three-pointer that lifted No. 13 Oregon to a 69-65 overtime win over Tennessee in a consolation game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday at the Lahaina Civic Center. Brooks hit..." November 22

  • Georgetown boosts confidence with upset of 13 Oregon

    The Sports Xchange "Georgetown arrived at the Maui Invitational disappointed following a 78-72 loss to Arkansas State. The Hoyas quickly turned those emotions around with a 65-61 win over No. 13 Oregon in the first round of the tournament. "We needed that," Georgetown coach John Thompson III said...." November 21

  • No. 4 Ducks trample Valparaiso

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon built some momentum heading into the Maui Invitational. After a lackluster, season-opening win over Army and a loss to Baylor on Tuesday, the fourth-ranked Ducks defeated Valparaiso 76-54 Thursday night at Matthew Knight Arena. "A lot of positives there for the..." November 18

  • Baylor upsets No. 4 Oregon

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- Baylor made an emphatic early statement in this brand new college basketball season by mauling fourth-ranked Oregon. Bears guard Manu Lecomte scored 18 points and dished out seven assists to lead the way in a 66-49 victory over the Ducks on Tuesday afternoon at the Ferrell..." November 15

  • No. 5 Oregon opens season with win vs. Army

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Dana Altman celebrated his new contract with a victory. Fifth-ranked Oregon opened its seventh season under Altman with a 91-77 victory over Army on Friday night at Matthew Knight Arena. Earlier in the day, Altman signed a new seven-year, $18 million contract. "My wife..." November 12

  • Oregon lands 5-star forward Troy Brown Jr.

    ESPN "Five-star small forward Troy Brown Jr. committed to the Oregon men's basketball team on Monday, choosing the Ducks over Kansas, Alabama, Georgetown and Ohio State. "It's a great organization, would love to play with coach [Dana] Altman as my head coach," Brown told ESPN. "The style of play fits..." November 07

  • Duke's Allen leads AP preseason All-America team

    Tacoma News Tribune "Josh Hart is off to a stellar start as a member of the defending national champions. The 6-foot-5 swingman from Villanova will begin his senior season on The Associated Press' preseason All-America team. Hart, the Big East's preseason player of the year, received 53 votes from the same..." November 02

  • Abu Kigab, 4-star SF, commits to Oregon Ducks

    Oregonian "Since Oregon Ducks men's basketball coach Dana Altman was hired in 2010, the profile of the program has been steadily growing on the recruiting trail, and that is especially true with Canadian prospects. From Devoe Joseph and Olu Ashaolu to the current nucleus of Dylan Ennis, Dillon Brooks and..." October 15

  • Oregon receives commitment from top-100 guard Victor Bailey Jr.

    Today's U "The No. 90 player in the ESPN.com Top 100 and recipient of world-class genes, rising senior point guard Victor Bailey Jr. made his college decision on Tuesday night. He will venture to Oregon next fall, according to Jeff Borzello of ESPN.com. The Ducks were by far the westernmost team that..." October 12

  • Report: Oregon’s Brooks “almost certain” to miss start of season

    College Basketball Talk "Oregon will start this upcoming season with national title aspirations. The Ducks may also start the season without one of their stars. It is “almost certain” that the foot surgery undergone this summer by Dillon Brooks will keep him out of the lineup when Oregon opens the season in November,..." September 08

  • Paul White, former top-50 national recruit, transferring from Georgetown Hoyas to Oregon Ducks

    Oregonian "Since Oregon Ducks men's basketball coach Dana Altman took over the program in 2010, he has built a reputation for landing impact transfer players. That trend continued this year, as Altman not only landed national junior college player of the year Kavell Bigby-Williams, but Wednesday added..." August 31

  • Dillon Brooks will miss time with foot injury as Oregon Ducks travel to Spain

    Oregonian "The Oregon Ducks men's basketball is in Spain over the next two weeks, taking place in exhibition games afforded to college basketball programs once every four years. The Ducks will be doing so, however, without one of their most important pieces of the upcoming season. Dillon Brooks, who..." August 24

  • Kendall Small will transfer from Oregon Ducks men's basketball team

    Statesman "Oregon sophomore guard Kendall Small has decided to transfer out of the men’s basketball program, according to reports by DuckTerritory.com and The Register-Guard. Small was a little-used backup point guard for the Ducks as a freshman in the 2015-16 season, averaging 1.7 points, 0.7 rebounds..." July 29

  • Dylan Ennis receives extra year of eligibility from NCAA, returns to Oregon Ducks basketball

    Oregonian "The news Dylan Ennis had waited months for arrived when he was in the kitchen. His phone buzzed and he opened a group chat that included himself, Oregon head coach Dana Altman, assistant coach Mike Mennenga and UO compliance staffer Bill Clever. The text was from Clever, and it read that..." July 01