Latest Oregon Ducks men's basketball News

Oregon beats Boise State 66-54 without leader Bol Bol

Dec. 16, 2018 12:53 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon took its first game without Bol Bol pretty much in stride. Just how tall an order it might be playing without the 7-foot-2 freshman star for an extended time wasn't something coach Dana Altman wished to address. Payton Pritchard had 19 points and five rebounds as Oregon overcame...

Bol, Oregon get past San Diego 65-55

Dec. 13, 2018 1:48 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Ehab Amin let his Oregon teammates know that sleepwalking through another first half was no longer acceptable. After the Ducks fell behind by nine points, the graduate transfer cut loose during a timeout, and the message hit home. "It really started with Ehab yelling at us that we've...

Wooten scores career-best 20, leads Oregon over Omaha 84-61

Dec. 8, 2018 11:31 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wasn't about to let another huge underdog walk off its floor celebrating a stunning upset. Kenny Wooten jammed that sentiment home for the Ducks, and it also didn't hurt to have another five-star recruit waiting in the wings. Wooten scored a career-high 20 points and Bol Bol had...

NCAA penalizes Oregon for hoops, track and field violations

Dec. 5, 2018 4:55 PM EST

The NCAA has imposed two years of probation on Oregon after finding the school violated rules related to the men's and women's basketball teams and the track and field program. The decision issued Wednesday said women's basketball coach Kelly Graves failed to "monitor and promote an atmosphere of compliance in...

Impressive wins push Michigan to No. 5 in new AP Top 25 poll

Dec. 3, 2018 1:38 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Maybe AP Top 25 voters were a bit too low on Michigan to start the season. That isn't the case anymore. The Wolverines (8-0, 1-0 Big Ten) have made a rapid rise to reach No. 5 in Monday's latest poll behind Gonzaga, Kansas, Duke and Virginia after their latest impressive wins. They've...

Brooks, Hinton lead Houston past No. 18 Oregon 65-61

Dec. 2, 2018 12:38 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Cougars opened their new home with a big victory. Armoni Brooks had 22 points and nine rebounds, Nate Hinton added 14 points and Houston won its 20th straight home game, 65-61 over 18th-ranked Oregon on Saturday night. Brooks was 7 of 14 from the field, including 6 of 13 on...

Texas Southern shocks No. 18 Oregon, 89-84

Nov. 27, 2018 2:53 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Trayvon Reed picked the right night to be perfect. Reed scored 23 points and John Jones added 20 to help Texas Southern shock No. 18 Oregon with an 89-84 victory Monday night. Reed, a 7-foot-2 senior, made all nine of his shots and also was 5-for-5 from the foul line for the Tigers...

Bol Bol leads No. 21 Oregon to 83-72 win over Green Bay

Nov. 21, 2018 2:36 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The stat sheet doesn't lie, and Oregon coach Dana Altman didn't mince words while ticking off the unsatisfactory numbers even after his team won. "Our focus, our attention to detail, I didn't think was very good," he said, "and that shows in the percentages, especially in the second...

Woman accused of trying to get help to kill ex-husband

Nov. 20, 2018 12:59 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Washington state woman was arrested on suspicion of trying to kill her ex-husband in Hillsboro, Oregon, and soliciting help from someone to do it. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 36-year-old Tanya Schmalz of Battleground, Washington, was arrested last Monday and booked into...

Iowa beats UConn for 2K Classic title

Nov. 16, 2018 11:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Iowa learned a lot last season. The Hawkeyes are putting those lessons to good use right now. Tyler Cook scored 26 points, Luka Garza had 22 and Iowa beat Connecticut 91-72 in the 2K Classic championship game on Friday night. The Hawkeyes went 14-19 last season, losing to Michigan in the...