Web Extra: Altman, Young talk Coppin St.

EUGENE, Oregon – Oregon men’s basketball coach Dana Altman and redshirt senior Joseph Young talk about their season-opener against Coppin St. this Friday and what the Ducks are working to improve on. Oregon head men’s basketball coach Dana Altman: Oregon guard Joseph Young:

Fans React to Tinkle as Possible Coach

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University students and alumni are wondering if Wayne Tinkle will be the new OSU men’s basketball coach. OSU’s Athletic Director Bob De Carolis announced his decision to fire Craig Robinson two weeks ago. According to a report from The Oregonian, De Carolis has found a replacement: University of Montana’s Wayne … Continue reading »

Students Rally at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of students rallied on the University of Oregon campus Friday, something they vowed to do Thursday during their rally. This time, they were joined by UO school leaders and faculty who addressed the crowds. “Our community is not safe. Communities across the country are not safe. I have the same view … Continue reading »

EPD Responds to UO Statements

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police are reacting to one specific remark made by University of Oregon president Michael Gottfredson, that the UO was instructed to halt their investigation, which included suspending players or not playing them in a game. “We cooperated completely with law enforcement. The Eugene Police Department requested we not do anything that … Continue reading »

UO Responds to Rape Allegations

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon held a press conference Friday morning at the Ford Alumni Center, it’s the first time administrators spoke publicly about the alleged rape case, since the news broke earlier in the week. The press conference was brief, about 30 minutes. While the UO president provided some insight, questions still … Continue reading »

Ducks Fans React to Basketball Transfers

EUGENE, Ore. — Some changes to the basketball program at the University of Oregon, after some players announced transfers. Players seeking transfers include Ben Carter, AJ Lapray and Dominic Artis. But also earlier Monday, a university spokesman announced Damyean Dotson, Brandon Austin, and Dominic Artis are not participating in any team activities, which sparked concern … Continue reading »

Kidsports Tournament at Matt Knight

EUGENE, Ore. — Young basketball fans were at Matthew Knight Arena Sunday but they weren’t watching the game from the stands. It was all part of the 15th Annual Kidsports Invitational. The tournament was organized by University of Oregon’s Warsaw Sports Business Club. Benefits will go to the Stephen Dember Scholarship Fund and the Kidsports … Continue reading »

Fans Pick Ducks’ Future in Tournament

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Ducks are set to play BYU in the NCAA tournament Thursday; but before fans shift their focus to the game, they’re putting their efforts into bracketology. Duck fans say they’re confident in their team, picking them to advance to at least the Sweet 16. They’re confidence carries over to their … Continue reading »

Oregon vs. OSU in PAC-12 Tournament

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s the oldest rivalry in college basketball and these two teams are doing something that’s never been done before. Oregon and Oregon State will meet post season on Wednesday. The Ducks and Beavers men’s basketball teams have played each other 341 times but they’ve never met in the post-season until Wednesday, when … Continue reading »

Interview: Harlem Globetrotters

EUGENE, Ore. — The Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating 88 years playing trickster hoops and they’re bringing their game to Matt Knight Arena. Globetrotter team member “Firefly” joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 News This Morning to show us some of his basketball moves. The team is coming to Matt Knight on February … Continue reading »

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