To win six games in a row in the NCAA tournament, there's an element of hard work that naturally comes with the quest for college basketball supremacy. In the same vain, there's also an element of fate.
The Oregon campus is buzzing with hope after the Pac-12 tournament champion Ducks' Sweet 16 run in the NCAA Tournament. Dana Altman -- the Pac-12 Coach of the Year -- has solidified himself as one of the better coaches in the college game.
about 1390 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | Oregon Ducks
There are plenty of freshmen scoring in double-digits and playing integral roles for their teams. Instead of tracking down those guys, we culled through the NCAA lists of best scorers, rebounders, shot blockers, steals, assists and 3-point shooters.
RecruitingNation's Joel Francisco has a complete rundown of Pac-12 recruiting and lists Oregon PG Dominic Artis as one of the conference's top incoming freshmen, alongside UCLA's highly touted duo of Shabazz Muhammad and Kyle Anderson.
about 1552 days ago | RecruitingNation staff | Oregon Ducks
The Ducks recently lost out on combo guard Darin Johnson of Sacramento (Calif.) Sheldon, when he committed to the rival Washington Huskies. The Ducks are still in search of talent for the Class of 2013 and have their sights set on two of the elite forwards on the West Coast.
about 1552 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | Oregon Ducks
Football recruiting is in full swing, and the Ducks hit a home run on Sunday when they landed commitments from Tyrell Robinson and Tyree Robinson (San Diego, Calif./Lincoln). While it was huge news for the Oregon football program, it was a coup for basketball coach Dana Altman, who is quietly making a serious push for some elite talent on the hardwood.
about 1581 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | Oregon Ducks
Just days after Oakland Soldiers teammate Jabari Bird (Richmond, Calif./Salesian) confirmed that he will take an official visit to Oregon this fall, the top player on the West Coast announced that Dana Altman's program will get one of his official visits.
about 1615 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | NCB On The Trail