SSE: Sitting Down With Kelly Graves

EUGENE — Our Jake Zivin sits down for a one-on-one conversation with Oregon’s new head women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves. Graves discusses his plan to turn the Ducks around, his UO staff and more.

Kelly Graves Introduced As Head Duck

EUGENE — Former Gonzaga head coach Kelly Graves was introduced as Oregon’s new women’s basketball head coach on Tuesday. Graves spent 14 seasons at Gonzaga, winning 10 straight WCC championships, and taking the Bulldogs to seven NCAA tournaments. Click above to watch KEZI 9 Sports’s coverage of Graves’s introduction, and below to watch his entire … Continue reading »

Ducks Tab Graves New Women’s Hoops Coach

EUGENE, Ore.– The Ducks found their replacement for Paul Westhead. On Monday, the University of Oregon announced Kelly Graves as the seventh women’s basketball head coach. Graves comes to Eugene after 14 years and 317 wins at Gonzaga. Oregon signed Graves to a six-year contract, and will introduce Graves at an 11:30 a.m. press conference … Continue reading »

Ducks End Westhead Era with WNIT Loss

Oregon head coach Paul Westhead: Oregon’s Ariel Thomas and Jillian Alleyne: EUGENE, Ore.– The Oregon women’s basketball team couldn’t hold onto a 12-point halftime lead, losing to Washington in the second round of the WNIT, ending their 2013-14 season. The defeat also marked the end of the Paul Westhead era at Oregon. The university announced … Continue reading »

Ducks Stay Hot, Overcome Cold and Utes

Oregon head coach Paul Westhead: Oregon guard Chrishae Rowe and forward Jillian Alleyne: Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information EUGENE, Ore.– Top to bottom, player to player, the Oregon women’s basketball team is making tangible progress over the course of this season. The Ducks’ fourth win in five games, 93-71 over Utah at Matthew Knight Arena on … Continue reading »