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Oregon women beat Portland State, 63-56: 'We didn't play our best'

Oregon women beat Portland State, 63-56: 'We didn't play our best'
Lexi Bando (#10) shuffles around Portland State defender Lauren Holt (#5). Bando led the team with 18 points in Oregon’s 63 - 56 win over the Vikings. Cameron Shultz, Oregon News Lab

Once again, freshman Lexi Bando played beyond her years, racking up a career high 18 points and three assists, leading Oregon to the win in a nail-biter over Portland State, 63-56.

North Bend in 4A, Harrisburg in 3A finals; Sheldon in 6A semifinal

North Bend in 4A, Harrisburg in 3A finals; Sheldon in 6A semifinal
Go Eagles. Go Irish. Go Bulldogs.

By the time North Bend takes the field Saturday in Hillsboro for the 4A state football title game, Harrisburg will be well into the 3A title game over in Hermiston.

And before either game begins, Sheldon High School will have made its case for a spot in the 6A title game.

No. 14 Oregon beats No. 25 USC: 'I think this is perfect timing'

No. 14 Oregon beats No. 25 USC: 'I think this is perfect timing'
Martenne Bettendorf (#18) jumps for a kill in the fourth set past Ebony Nwanebu (#7) making the score 4-3. Bettendorf earned 22 kills for the match, leading the team offensively. The Ducks defeated USC 3-1 Sunday afternoon in their last game of the regular season at Matthew Knight Arena. Andy Abeyta, Oregon News Lab

The No. 14 ranked Oregon Ducks defeated the No. 25 USC Trojans 3-1 Sunday afternoon.

Tar Heels beat Ducks at Matt Court, 76-59

Tar Heels beat Ducks at Matt Court, 76-59
North Carolina Tar Heels Latifah Coleman (#2) steals the ball from Oregon Ducks Lexi Bando (#10). The Tar Heels defeated the Ducks 76-59. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

They left all that they had out there on the floor, but it still wasn’t enough for the Oregon women’s basketball team to take down the No. 11 North Carolina Tar Heels, who left Eugene Sunday with a 76-59 victory.

Photos: Wiener dogs hustle at Seahawks halftime

Photos: Wiener dogs hustle at Seahawks halftime
At halftime of the Seattle Seahawks game agains the Arizona Cardinals, The 2014 Race For Rescue Wiener Dog races at CenturyLink Field took place. The Seattle Seahawks and PEMCO donated financially to a local rescue, Old Dog Haven and feature an adoptable dog in the race each year. (Image: Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

The 2014 Race For Rescue Wiener Dog races took place at halftime during the Seattle Seahawks / Arizona Cardinals game.

Ducks beat UCLA Friday, end home season against USC Sunday

The No. 14 ranked Oregon Ducks swept the No. 17 ranked UCLA Bruins Friday Night at Matthew Knight Arena. The Ducks trailed early in each set, but regained control during each set for their 20th win of the season. 25-20, 25-22, 33-31.

The Ducks now have a 20-7 record, (10-7 in the Pac-12).

Photos: Oregon 44, Colorado 10

Photos: Oregon 44, Colorado 10
Oregon's quarterback and leading Heisman candidate Marcus Mariota (#8), in what many believe will be his last appearance in Autzen Stadium, runs into the endzone for a score in the first quarter in the game against Colorado. Royce Freeman became the first true freshman for Oregon to rush for over 1,000 yards. Oregon led Colorado 30-3 at the half. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab.

'We're good on offense, but we're better on defense, and that's our plan'

'We're good on offense, but we're better on defense, and that's our plan'
Joseph Young (#3) makes a move for the basket avoiding Jonathan Williams (#1) in the process. Young lead the team in points with a total of 24 to contribute for the Ducks’ win with a final score of 78-68 Friday evening at Matthew Knight Arena. Andy Abeyta, Oregon News Lab

The Ducks opened several eyes on Friday night with a convincing 78-68 win over the Toledo Rockets in their second game of the Progressive Legends Classic.

New gear, free leis at Duck Stores for Mahalodays

New gear, free leis at Duck Stores for Mahalodays
New gear and free leis available now at the Duck Store

The Duck Stores in Eugene are giving away green and yellow leis to wear to Saturday’s game against Colorado.

The game starts at 1:30 p.m. and will be televised on the Pac-12 Network.

State police: Marcus Mariota cited for doing 80 in a 55 mph zone

State police: Marcus Mariota cited for doing 80 in a 55 mph zone
Oregon quarterback and Heisman hopeful Marcus Mariota (#8) sprints to the goal line for a score. Oregon led Stanford 24-13 at the half. Cameron Shultz, Oregon News Lab

Oregon State Police ticketed Oregon quarterback and Heisman trophy contender Marcus Mariota for going 80 in a 55 mph zone November 12.

Oregon outlasts Detroit, 83-66: 'You just fight through it'

Oregon outlasts Detroit, 83-66: 'You just fight through it'
The Oregon Duck cheers on the men’s basketball team in the student section as they take on the Detroit Titans. The Ducks defeated the Titans 83-66. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

A sloppy game that endured 15 lead changes fell into the hands of the Ducks on Monday night, as Oregon defeated the Detroit Titans 83-66 in the first game of the Progressive Legends Classic.

Eugene 2019? World Championships site to be announced Tuesday

Eugene 2019? World Championships site to be announced Tuesday »Play Video
The 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field

The International Association of Athletics Federations plans to announce the location of the 2019 Track and Field World Championships at a press conference in Monaco at noon on Tuesday.

That's 3 a.m. in TrackTown, one of 3 finalists along with the Spanish and Qatari cities.

Watch #LiveOnKMTR for more on this story

Ducks on 107-65 win: 'It’s a team thing'

Ducks on 107-65 win: 'It’s a team thing'
Dillon Brooks (#24) makes a fast break through the Coppin State defense. Brooks scored 14 points as the Oregon men's basketball team defeated the Coppin State Eagles 107 - 65 at Matt Knight Arena. Cameron Shultz, Oregon News Lab

Senior guard Joseph Young led the way for the Ducks in a regular season home opener win against the Coppin State Eagles, 107-65.