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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...

Police, FBI probe suspected white supremacist attack on DJ

Dec. 10, 2018 7:16 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The FBI is helping investigate an attack by several suspected white supremacists on a black disc jockey at a tavern in Washington state over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Seven men and one woman were arrested for investigation of assault, hate crimes and other allegations early...

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...

Boley, Ionescu lead No. 3 Oregon women past Long Beach State

Dec. 2, 2018 8:42 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves believes Sabrina Ionescu wakes up on game day thinking about what record she might take on as her next challenge. "I honestly think she does that kind of stuff," he said. Not true, the All-America guard said, despite some compelling evidence to the contrary....

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...

Home affordability watch: price tags in midsize metros

Nov. 22, 2018 11:38 AM EST

Big coastal cities have some of the highest house prices in the country. In comparison, medium-size cities are often relative bargains. But not always. Each quarter, NerdWallet calculates home affordability for 172 metropolitan areas for which the National Association of Realtors publishes home prices. NerdWallet...

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...

Ionescu's triple-double lifts No. 3 Oregon to 102-82

Nov. 18, 2018 8:25 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu's triple doubles have become so common, she's taken to rating them. The latest one certainly wasn't among her favorites. Ionescu had her 12th career one as No. 3 Oregon cruised past Buffalo 102-82 on Sunday. She finished with 12 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds, the...

Oregon holds off late Arizona State rally to win 31-29

Nov. 18, 2018 3:47 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Ducks made what might be quarterback Justin Herbert's final game at Autzen Stadium more of a cliffhanger than they would've liked. Herbert threw for 262 yards and two touchdowns and Oregon held off a late rally by Arizona State to win 31-29 and knock the Sun Devils out of...

Ionescu helps No. 3 Oregon women top No. 18 Syracuse 75-73

Nov. 10, 2018 8:46 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Down by six points with two minutes to play, Oregon coach Kelly Graves chose "to let the flow go" rather than call a timeout. It worked. Sabrina Ionescu had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Erin Boley made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 51 seconds left, helping the third-ranked Ducks top No. 18...