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No. 14 Oregon beats Texas Arlington 67-47

Nov. 17, 2019 11:13 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Payton Pritchard came to Oregon’s rescue with some timely offense. Pritchard scored 24 points and Texas Arlington could only respond with one missed shot after another in No. 14 Oregon’s 67-47 victory over the cold-shooting Mavericks on Sunday night. “Payton...

No. 14 Oregon holds off No. 13 Memphis 82-74

Nov. 13, 2019 12:35 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon weathered some early-season mistakes in a competitive November matchup with Memphis. Shakur Juiston had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 14 Oregon overcame the lapses to hold off the 13th-ranked Tigers 82-74 in the inaugural Phil Knight Invitational on Tuesday night. "As a...

Prep basketball takes backseat to AAU in recruiting game

Nov. 11, 2019 4:13 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Back when Bruce Weber was an up-and-coming assistant on Gene Keady's staff at Purdue, the coach would spend countless hours on planes and behind the wheel to catch as many high school basketball games as possible. He would walk into the gymnasium of an elite prospect on a cold...

Mathis scores 30 points as No. 15 Oregon beats Boise State

Nov. 10, 2019 1:49 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Anthony Mathis was on target against Boise State, and so were most of his Oregon teammates. Mathis scored a career-high 30 points as the No. 15 Ducks beat Boise State 106-75 Saturday night. Mathis, in his second game with the Ducks after transferring from New Mexico for his final...

Pritchard lifts No. 15 Oregon over Fresno State 71-57

Nov. 6, 2019 12:11 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's roster is almost completely made over from last season's Sweet 16 team. As the No. 15 Ducks' most experienced player, Payton Pritchard stepped up Tuesday night. He had 24 points with seven rebounds and seven assists in a 71-57 victory over Fresno State in the season opener for...

Tip Ins: Blackshear Jr leads latest crop of impact transfers

Oct. 28, 2019 11:14 AM EDT

The days of roster building from the high school ranks are long over, and any college basketball coach with aspirations of playing deep into March knows the transfer market is just as vital. With some players, even more important. Kerry Blackshear Jr. is one of them. He had 18 points and 11 boards for Virginia...

No. 15 Oregon hopes for consistency this season

Oct. 24, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

Payton Pritchard wants Oregon to dominate from the start this year. The Ducks are No. 15 in the AP preseason poll. They were ranked at the start of last season, too, but before their surprising run in the NCAA Tournament they had a number of early losses that dropped the team out of the Top 25. They finished...