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Oregon's Ruthy Hebard, left, and Sabrina Ionescu, right, force a turnover against California's Jazlen Green during the second quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday Jan. 19, 2020 in Eugene, Ore. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

Hot-shooting Ducks roll to 105-55 rout of California

Jan. 19, 2020 7:57 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — There was no letdown for Oregon. Far from it. Two days after winning a top 10 showdown with Stanford, Satou Sabally scored 31 points and the other four Oregon starters also scored in double figures as the No. 6 Ducks rolled to a 105-52 rout of struggling California on Sunday....

Private security patrols to begin near University of Oregon

Jan. 19, 2020 10:02 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Victimized by an attempted arson and break-ins, a local business owner and more than a half-dozen sororities near the University of Oregon campus are splitting the cost for unarmed security patrols. The patrols are in response to increasing concerns about lawlessness, including among...

Father sues Redmond police for using stun gun on 14-year-old

Jan. 18, 2020 3:25 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A father is suing Redmond police because he says they used excessive force when they used a Taser stun gun on his 14-year-old son nearly two years ago. Michael Francisco filed the civil rights lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Eugene, the Oregonian reported, contending the...

Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu celebrates a 3-point shot against Stanford during the third quarter of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Ionescu has 37 and No. 6 Oregon downs No. 3 Stanford 87-55

Jan. 17, 2020 10:02 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu didn't notice the Oregon crowd's roar when she finally went to the bench with a career-high 37 points against Stanford. The Ducks' fans were aware she'd set the school's career scoring record. For Ionescu, all that mattered was that the sixth-ranked Ducks were well on...

Native American curriculum rolls out in Oregon classrooms

Jan. 16, 2020 11:59 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — This month, Oregon’s Department of Education finally rolled out the first pieces of new statewide curriculum on the history and culture of Native Americans in Oregon after lawmakers passed Senate Bill 13 in 2017 with the hope of remedying years of incomplete or inaccurate...

Oregon's Francis Okoro, left, fouls Arizona State's Remy Martin during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Pritchard scores 29 points, No. 9 Oregon beats Arizona State

Jan. 12, 2020 1:35 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — There’s no easy way to defend Payton Pritchard. He hits 3-point shots, going 6 of 9 on Saturday night. He drives for baskets. He makes his free throws. And it all came into play for the senior, who scored 29 points as No. 9 Oregon held off Arizona State 78-69 . “He...

UO considering guaranteed tuition program

Jan. 11, 2020 10:02 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Lindsay Luallen chose to move from Alabama to enroll at the University of Oregon five years ago because the university was able to accommodate the fact that she only had herself to rely on for financial support. She hadn’t lived at home since she was 16 years old. At the time,...

University of Oregon police K-9 officer fired

Jan. 10, 2020 11:02 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A University of Oregon police officer and handler of the department’s K-9 was fired last fall, after an internal investigation confirmed four allegations of misconduct, including lying and overuse of force. The Register-Guard reports officer Troy Phillips was terminated from his...

Oregon's Payton Pritchard (3) celebrates a three-point basket that put the team ahead of Arizona during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Thomas Boyd)

Richardson helps No. 9 Oregon outlast No. 24 Arizona in OT

Jan. 10, 2020 2:02 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Will Richardson decided it was his time to take over, and it couldn’t have worked out better for Oregon. Richardson scored seven of the Ducks’ eight points in overtime to finish with a career-high 21 points as the No. 9 Ducks held off Arizona 74-73 Thursday night....

In this photo taken Jan. 3, 2020, Oregon women's soccer coach Graeme Abel talks about his new job with the Ducks in Eugene, Ore. Abel was an assistant coach under Jill Ellis with the U.S. women's national team and a veteran of the team's two World Cup titles. (AP Photo/Anne M. Peterson)

Women's World Cup vet Graeme Abel takes on top job at Oregon

Jan. 6, 2020 5:53 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A rousing ovation greeted new Oregon women's soccer coach Graeme Abel when he was introduced to Ducks fans during the Pac-12 opener for the school's second-ranked women's basketball team. Less than a month ago, Abel was an assistant with the U.S. women's national team and a veteran of...