NW Sports Beat Junior Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about the transition of Oregon Ducks Basketball from McArthur Court to Matthew Knight Arena. Phil Knight, Ernie Kent, and the Kamikazee Kids get brief references as the past, present, and future of Oregon basketball is addressed.
NWSB College Hoops and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas previews the Ducks PAC12 tournament chances and predicts how they’ll do. This year’s tourney is at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Ducks feature the second and third best three-point shooters in the Pac-12 in guards Devoe Joseph (46.3 percent) and Garrett Sim. They’ll need to be stars to help Oregon achieve greatness.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Matt Martz tells us the five players that make up his all time starting team in the next chapter of our Moments In Time series on Northwest sports teams. The players mentioned on this list include: Ron Lee, Fred Jones, Luke Jackson, Greg Ballard, and Slim Wintermute. That sounds like a dream team to me!
Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers tells us If the Dawgs ever need to dip into the PAST to grab players for their future the five guys he’d call upon would be. Nate Robinson, Brandon Roy, Spencer Hawes, Isaiah Thomas and Detlef Schrempf. He does have faith though with the likes of Tony Wroten, C.J. Wilcox, and Terrence Ross, the Huskies can be unstoppable!
Are you missing college basketball yet folks? We are. The NCAA basketball pre-season coaches poll was released last week and Gonzaga is the only Northwest Team in the Top 25. No Oregon, no Washington, no Washington State. Pretty par for the course isn’t it? How will the team do without last season’s leading scorer Steven Gray.