NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about Oregon’s victory over the Washington Huskies on Saturday night. Washington, coming into this game flying high off of a big win over the Stanford Cardinal, failed to produce anything early on as the Ducks surged out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter. Oregon used their physicality and speed on the defensive front to disrupt UW QB Keith Price all night.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox after each week of the regular season, and possibly during a bowl game or BCS playoffs should the Ducks be so lucky, will stop by and bring you his UO game balls. Balls are awarded to the Ducks offensive MVP Marcus Mariota, and on defense this week Avery Patterson. On Special Teams B.J. Kelly recovered a UW fumble.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson preview this weekend’s clash between the Washington Huskies and Oregon Ducks. It has been a long time since both Washington and Oregon come into this game ranked (in fact, the last time this happened was at the turn of the century in 2000), and having both the Ducks and Huskies in the AP Top 25 has helped to give this rivalry an added spark that it has been missing in the past few years.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about the reasons to love the rivalry between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies. Officially beginning in 1900, the rivalry between these two teams (known as the Border War) is rich with hatred and passion that stems all the way back to 1948, when the University of Washington lobbied the University of Montana to vote against the Ducks making an appearance in the Rose Bowl.
Huskies insider Brandon Choate brings us his Love em & Hate em from the Washington Huskies big win over the rival Oregon Ducks in the NIT. There wasn’t much to hate in this huge win. The Huskies didn’t turn the ball over which has been their specialty this year. Tony Wroten and Abdul Gaddy stepped up big. And the Huskies beat the Ducks!