What Oregon needs to do to get back on track

Arsalan Kazemi

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about what the Oregon Ducks need to do to get back on track before the Pac-12 Tournament and NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Ducks are a much better team when they play the style of basketball that Dana Altman has groomed them to play, and that is driving to the post and getting the edge on the inside with their big men Arsalan Kazemi and Tony Woods.

Oregon fails to lock up Pac-12 title at Colorado

Oregon fell flat against the Buffaloes. (CUIndependent)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon’s terrible loss to the Colorado Buffaloes. Though they will still have a shot to win the Pac-12 on Saturday against Utah, Oregon’s more than humiliating loss to the Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday meant that they could very well end up sharing the Pac-12 Title with UCLA. Oregon would still claim the No. 1 seed in the Pac-12 Tournament with a win on Saturday.

Overachievers and underachievers for Oregon’s basketball team

Arsalan Kazemi

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the overachievers and one underachievers on Oregon’s 2013 basketball team. Using a talented roster filled with young players to compliment their impressive veterans, the Ducks have climbed the rankings throughout the year, now rated as the No. 16 team according to the AP Top 25

Oregon Basketball in Top 25 for first time since ’07

Are the Ducks priming for a big run?. (Photo: Scott Olmos/USA Today)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon’s No. 21 ranking in the latest AP Top 25. After a few years spent being the Pac-10/12 college basketball punching bag it looks as though the Ducks are back from the depths and ready to show the nation that the University of Oregon is much more than just a football school.

Oregon Ducks make statement, beat undefeated Arizona

The Ducks handed Arizona their first loss of the season in stunning fashion. (Photo: Mason Trinca/The Emerald)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon’s huge victory over the Arizona Wildcats. Once the laughing stock of the Pac-12 in 2008 and 2009, Oregon made a huge statement last night as to how far they have come under Altman as they took down the undefeated Arizona Wildcats at a rowdy and boisterous Matthew Knight Arena by the score of 70-66.

Oregon men’s basketball triumphs in 2013 Civil War

Oregon State started conference play with a loss to the Ducks. (Photo: Brian Davies/The Register Guard)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon’s big victory over the Beavers in the college basketball edition of the Civil War. A slow start to the game was mitigated in the second half when Oregon took command and ended up with a convincing 79-66 victory. E.J. Singler took control of the boards with a total of nine rebounds.

2012/13 Oregon Ducks basketball first month recap

Utes vs. Ducks

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson recaps Oregon’s hot start to their 2012/2013 college basketball season. Head Coach Dana Altman has changed the way people perceive a program that was, at least for the past few years, one of the more mediocre programs in the Pac-10/12. With just one game left until Pac-12 play officially begins with a contest against bitter-rival Oregon State, the Ducks must look back on the first portion of their season in order to truly evolve into a team that can find itself towards the top of the conference come seasons end.

Oregon men’s basketball gets spot in Lunardi bracket

Arsalan Kazemi

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.

Oregon Ducks flying high early in the season

Damyean Dotson of the Oregon basketball team

NWSB Insider Steve Lee talks about Oregon’s early success on the basketball court this season. Currently sitting fourth in the PAC12 standings, the Ducks, who during the preseason were predicted by many (including myself) to sit in the bottom half of the division standings and hold a NIT ticket are making a push for the Big Dance. Damyean Dotson, E.J. Singler, and Carlos Emory have looked great.

Pac 12 Insider: Oregon Basketball faces Vanderbilt on Friday

Dominic Artis of Oregon

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the importance of Oregon’s basketball game against Vanderbilt on Friday night at Matthew Knight Arena. After the departure of the most successful coach in Oregon basketball history (Ernie Kent), Altman was faced with the tough task of rebuilding a squad that had seen better days. Though the Ducks had a plethora of talent filling their roster, they could not put together quality seasons and wins despite a weaker Pac-12.

Pac 12 Preview: Oregon Ducks strengths and weaknesses

Oregon Duck Basketball Head Coach Dana Altman

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon basketball’s 2012/2013 strengths and weaknesses. Though the Ducks did lose senior leaders such as Garrett Sim and Devoe Joseph, Oregon returns a bevy of starters to compliment a youth movement that has many Duck fans wondering if their team can once again find its way to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Oregon Ducks basketball snags 3 recruits in one big weekend

Meet the Robinsons; Tyree and Tyrell are the two newest commits to the Ducks program (photo 247 Sports)

NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks Writer Bryant Knox tells us all about the three big recruits the Ducks picked up this past weekend. Brothers Tyree, and Tyrell Robinson are huge commitments for this Ducks program that is still in rebuilding mode. At 6’9″ they will bring some size to their positions and some ball movement a deep shot ability. Arsalan Kazemi is a transfer player, who may be forced to sit out this season because of transfer eligibility.

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