NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Joe Lunardi’s latest braket that has the Oregon Ducks sitting in a 10 seed position. Though conference play has not even started yet, many NCAA Basketball fans are already anticipating the next March Madness. Luckily for most college basketball fans, Joe Lunardi, one of ESPN’s master bracketologists, satisfies everybody’s craving early on in the season with his release of his very early 2013 March Madness bracket.
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 Insider and northwest basketball blogger Blair Thomas tells us about two young men leading Kentucky to the 2012 Final four this week in New Orleans. Kyle Wiltjer entered the season as part of one of Kentucky’s most heralded basketball classes with guard Marquis Teague and forwards Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Anthony Davis. Terrence Jones has averaged 15.7 points and 8.8 rebounds per game and started 35 of 38 games.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Tigers vs. Ducks game on Tuesday night. NIT Basketball tournament action from Eugene. After a horrid 6-26 shooting performance against Colorado in the Pac-12 tournament, Devoe Joseph bounced back strong. Next up the Ducks will put their 16-3 home record on the line when Iowa rolls in on Sunday.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Ducks vs. Buffaloes game on Thursday night. Pac 12 Conference Basketball tournament action from the Staples Center in Las Angeles. The Ducks failed to capitalize on opportunities and lost by the same margin as their halftime deficit. Devoe Joseph had a chance to win it though.
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!
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks basketball blogger Rick Stella tells us 5 reasons to watch the Civil War this weekend between the Ducks and the Beavers. We’ll be seeing this 337th meeting this coming Sunday, with tip-off scheduled for 4:30pm (PST), and there are five reasons why every Ducks fan should tune in to the game this weekend (unless of course you happen to be lucky enough to be attending).
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers basketball blogger Rick Stella tells us 5 reasons to watch the Civil War this weekend between the Beavers and the Ducks. We’ll be seeing this 337th meeting this coming Sunday, with tip-off scheduled for 4:30pm (PST), and there are five reasons why every Beaver fan should tune in to the game this weekend (unless of course you happen to be lucky enough to be attending).
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us his favorite Northwest college basketball players who you could see in an NBA uniform next season. All Northwest Division 1 schools are represented on this list: Washington, Washington State, Oregon, Oregon State, Gonzaga, Seattle U. Players include Tony Wroten, Jared Cunningham, Devoe Joseph and Kevin Pangos, just to name a few.
Matt Martz our Oregon beat blogger weighs in with what lies ahead for the Oregon Ducks basketball team and E.J. Singler in the month of January. With 12 games remaining in the regular season, the Oregon Duck’s (13-5, 4-2) need to make up some ground. The Ducks will host in-state rival Oregon State (11-7, 1-5) who they completed a two-game sweep against in 2010.
Matt weighs in with his take on the state and history of the Oregon Ducks hoops program.