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.
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.
NWSB Insider and Writer Bryant Knox details past Oregon basketball players that could make the Ducks even better than they already are. Players addressed include U of O greats Greg Ballard, Aaron Brooks, Stan Love, Terrell Brandon, Luke Ridnour, and Luke Jackson. The history of the team has a lot to offer, and there are a number of former players who would undoubtedly help
NW Sports Beat Editor and Writer Chris Anderson profiles the newcomers to the Oregon Duck basketball program in the 2012-2013 season. With these new players, the Ducks should maintain their status as a viable threat to claim the Pac 12 title. Players include talented PG Dominic Artis, SF Damyean Dotson, and JUCO player Devon Branch.
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 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 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 basketball blogger Matt Martz tells us about Oregon Coach Ernie Kent and his quest to sustain success with the Ducks. An account of Kent’s ventures in Saudi Arabia and his fantastic record back in Oregon, you’ll be enlightened on how lucky the Ducks are to have Kent at the helm.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former Oregon Ducks hoops icon, and Cleveland Cavaliers player Terrell Brandon, NBA star. A hoops stud throughout his life. The Oregon Sports Hall of Famer achieved big things for being a little guy.
Oregon Ducks hoops preview time. While the loss of big man Jovan Catron hurts the Ducks inside, the addition of freshman shooting guard stud Jabari Brown helps them bigtime. For my Pac 12 preview, I had the Oregon Ducks finishing 5th in the conference just behind the UW Huskies, with both teams moving on in March.
Our man on the Oregon sports beat Matt Martz weighs in with his look at the top 5 University of Oregon Ducks Hoops Players of All Time!