Oregon Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Dillon Brooks, Tyler Dorsey to exit NBA draft process, return to Ducks

    ESPN "Oregon sophomore Dillon Brooks and freshman Tyler Dorsey are expected to return to Eugene, sources close to the situation told ESPN on Wednesday. The 6-foot-6 Brooks led the Ducks in scoring at 16.7 points per game and also averaged 5.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists. Dorsey averaged 13.4 points and..." May 25

  • Oregon's Tyler Dorsey declares for NBA draft, won't hire agent

    Oregonian "Oregon Ducks freshman guard Tyler Dorsey is following a teammate's lead in planning to declare for the NBA draft without hiring an agent. Just as sophomore Dillon Brooks did this week, Dorsey plans to declare for June's draft but not sign on with an agent, he told ESPN on Saturday. That..." April 17

  • Oregon’s Dillon Brooks declares for draft without an agent

    Today's Fastbreak "Jeff Goodman of ESPN reported Thursday that Oregon forwards Dillon Brooks and Chris Boucher were both going to declare for the 2016 NBA Draft without an agent, although for now it’s only Brooks." April 15

  • Oregon Basketball Star Dwayne Benjamin Done With Ducks Football After 1 Practice

    College Spun "After helping Oregon men’s basketball to the Elite Eight this season, senior forward Dwayne Benjamin considered playing football for the Ducks this fall. After one spring practice, that is over. He revealed the decision in a response to a since-deleted tweet by Oregon reporter Aaron Fentress." April 07

  • Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski apologizes for scolding Oregon’s Dillon Brooks, says he ‘reacted incorrectly’

    New York Daily News "Mike Krzyzewski is a legendary coach, but a lousy liar. And now the winner of five national titles at Duke is offering up an apology. Coach K got caught up in a lie after Duke got bounced from the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night, claiming in his postgame press conference that he did not..." March 27

  • Coach K says he apologized to Oregon for confronting Dillon Brooks

    The Score "Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski says he apologized to Oregon for his confrontation with Dillon Brooks at the end of Thursday's game. "Today, I spoke with Oregon head coach Dana Altman and apologized to him for my remarks to Dillon Brooks following our game," Krzyzewski said in a statement..." March 26

  • New audio proves Coach K scolded Oregon's Dillon Brooks

    Yahoo! Sports "CBS solved the Sweet 16's biggest mystery on Friday night when it released audio of the exchange between Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and Oregon forward Dillon Brooks during the handshake line Thursday night. The clip proved that Brooks gave an accurate account of the conversation and Krzyzewski..." March 26

  • Oregon's Altman: 'I told (Brooks) to shoot it' at end of Duke game

    The Score "Oregon head coach Dana Altman says Dillon Brooks was just following orders when he took the 3-point shot that resulted in an apparent scolding from Duke's Mike Krzyzewski. "That was my fault," Altman said Friday on "The Herd" with Colin Cowherd. "I told him to shoot it." The play in question..." March 26

  • Oregon knocks off defending champions Duke

    The Sports Xchange "ANAHEIM, Calif. -- For the ninth straight season, there will be no repeat NCAA champion. Oregon forward Dillon Brooks scored 22 points and forward Elgin Cook had 16 as the top-seeded Ducks eliminated defending NCAA champion Duke with an 82-68 decision Thursday in a West Region semifinal at..." March 25

  • Coach K denies telling Oregon's Dillon Brooks to stop showing off

    Syracuse.com "An incident with a player and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski in a handshake line? This all sounds so familiar to Syracuse fans. Oregon's Dillon Brooks said that Coach K mentioned his showboating in the handshake line after he scored 22 points, adding six assists and five rebounds, in the Ducks'..." March 25

  • Top-seeded Oregon squeaks past Saint Joseph's

    The Sports Xchange "SPOKANE, Wash. -- Tyler Dorsey put his head down and subtly shook it after the first free throw went down. Then he stepped back to the line and smoothly drained the other. Minutes later, the top-seeded Ducks stormed midcourt to mob their coach, Sweet 16-bound for the first time since 2013..." March 21

  • Oregon overwhelms Holy Cross

    The Sports Xchange "SPOKANE, Wash. -- Top-seeded Oregon took a while to really get rolling Friday night in its NCAA Tournament opener against 16th-seeded Holy Cross, but when it did, it easily overwhelmed the Crusaders, 91-52. Oregon spread its offense around, with four players scoring in double figures and two..." March 18

  • Oregon's Chris Boucher awarded extra year of eligibility

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "One of Oregon’s best players is eligible to return next season. The program announced Wednesday that forward Chris Boucher’s petition for another year of eligibility was granted by the NCAA. Boucher is one of the nation’s premier shot-blockers (3.1 per game – second in the country) while..." March 16

  • Former Ducks Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis sue Oregon, seeking $10 million each after rape accusations

    Oregonian "Former Oregon basketball players Dominic Artis and Damyean Dotson, dismissed by UO in May 2014 after being accused, but never charged, of raping a fellow student at an off-campus party two months earlier, have filed a lawsuit against the university seeking $10 million for each player. Attorney..." March 16

  • Kansas, UNC, Virginia, Oregon claim No. 1 seeds

    The Score "Here is a look at the results from Sunday's Selection Show for the 2016 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. South Region 1 Kansas vs. 16 Austin Peay 8 Colorado vs. 9 UConn 5 Maryland vs. 12 South Dakota State 4 Cal vs. 13 Hawaii 6 Arizona vs. 11 Vanderbilt/Wichita State 3 Miami..." March 14

  • No. 8 Oregon manhandles No. 12 Utah in Pac-12

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Oregon coach Dana Altman, whose eighth-ranked team routed No. 12 Utah 88-57 in the Pac-12 title game, said the Utes are a worthy opponent that simply ran into his hot team on Saturday night. Make that three run-ins this season. None of them were pretty for the Utes, who entered..." March 13

  • No. 8 Oregon pulls out OT win over No. 15 Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Oregon could only watch after squandering a 17-point second-half lead and fouling a shooter with no time left in regulation. Arizona forward Mark Tollefsen missed the first free-throw attempt but made the second to tie the game at 77. "Fortunately, he missed one for us,"..." March 12

  • Boucher leads No. 8 Oregon past Washington

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Chris Boucher is your basic matchup nightmare. The Oregon senior is 6 feet 10, 190 pounds, with the long arms of an elite shot-blocker and the shooting touch of a wing. He had it all on display eighth-ranked Oregon held off Washington 83-77 in the Pac-12 Tournament..." March 10

  • No. 9 Oregon is No. 1 in Pac-10

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Oregon did not want to share the Pac-12 title. Freshman guard Tyler Dorsey scored 19 points to lead the ninth-ranked Ducks to a 76-66 win over USC on Saturday at Galen Center. Oregon (25-6) wrapped up the outright conference championship by finishing at 14-4 for its..." March 05

  • No. 9 Oregon clinches share of Pac-12 title

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES - Ninth-ranked Oregon clinched at least a share of the Pac-12 Conference title, but the Ducks are not satisfied. Freshman Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points as the Ducks defeated UCLA 76-68 Wednesday night at Pauley Pavilion. Oregon (24-6) improved to 13-4 in the Pac-12 and sits one..." March 03

  • No. 13 Oregon stays unbeaten at home

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon capped off a perfect season at home Sunday. Now the Ducks have to hit the road to try to wrap up just the second Pac-12 Conference championship in school history. No. 13 Oregon moved back into sole possession of first place in the Pac-12 with an 86-73 win over..." February 28