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 »

NCU Hosts Basketball Clinic

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of Special Olympic basketball players spent the day sharpening their skills alongside the Northwest Christian University teams and coaches. Both the men’s and women’s teams, along with coaches, partnered with the Special Olympics Sunday to host a basketball clinic. Dozens of special olympic athletes participated in warm ups and drills with … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Jackson, NCU Prep for Ducks

Northwest Christian head coach Luke Jackson: Northwest Christian forward Austin Kuemper: Northwest Christian guard Coleton Baker:

Duck Fans Gear Up for Sweet 16

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been five years since the Ducks were in the NCAA Tournament, and Duck fans are getting fired up for Friday’s Sweet 16 showdown against Louisville. Students and other fans plan to tune into the game at local bars and restaurants. Even though it’s spring break, a lot of students stuck around … Continue reading »

Flights to Indianapolis Selling Out

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ducks are headed to the Sweet 16 in Indianapolis, but will fans be able to afford the trip too? Duck fans tend to travel well for football games, but they typically have more time to plan out trips to bowl games. Oregon’s big win on Saturday gives fans just a few … Continue reading »

Cemetery Adds Another Tombstone

EUGENE, Ore. — Newer fans are used to watching the Ducks play in Matthew Knight Arena. But the team’s biggest games came in a different venue, one that’s nearly forgotten, as KEZI 9 News Anchor Brandi Smith shows us. Click on the video above to watch the full story.

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