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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.

'We’re playing as a team': Oregon women beat Utah State, 100-77

'We’re playing as a team': Oregon women beat Utah State, 100-77
Katelyn Loper (#31) and Jillian Alleyne (#14) hug after a successful game for both players. Loper scored a career high of 33 points while Alleyne earned her 42nd career double-double. Andy Abeyta, Oregon News Lab

A career night for senior Katelyn Loper lifted the Oregon women’s basketball team over Utah State 100-77, getting a win in the Ducks’ 2014-15 season opener.

From fore! to a four-year degree: 'It's tuition, it's housing, it's books'

From fore! to a four-year degree: 'It's tuition, it's housing, it's books' »Play Video
Jaira Chaffee

Caddying at Bandon Dunes changed Jaira Chaffee's life: As a recipient of an Evans Scholarship reserved for caddies, the Coos County native will be the first member of her family to graduate college.

"I'm the youngest of 9, and without this scholarship I don't think I would have had the opportunity to come to the University of Oregon," Jaira said. "It wasn't even an option for me."

Meet Jaira and learn more about Evans Scholars #LiveOnKMTR Thursday at 5:30/6:30/11 p.m.

 

Movember Eugene: Autumn Trails Race

Movember Eugene: Autumn Trails Race »Play Video
James Houghton

Over 200 people put their running shoes on for the Autumn Trails Race at Frank Kinney Park.

By doing so, they also put their best foot forward in helping to raise awareness for men's cancer.

Showcase and boutique benefit Sheldon dance team

Showcase and boutique benefit Sheldon dance team »Play Video

The Sheldon High School dance team performed last weekend.

In addition to their dance showcase, the team held a Chic Boutique holiday fair.

Ducks give new coach Kelly Graves a W to open season

Ducks give new coach Kelly Graves a W to open season
New head coach of the Oregon women's basketball team Kelly Graves yells instructions to his team from the sidelines. The Oregon Ducks women's basketball team defeated Westmont Warriors 81-44 in an exhibition game in Matt Knight Arena. Lexi Petersen led the team with 17 points. Jillian Alleyne ran up her first double-double for the season with 10 rebounds and 12 points. Five players scored in double digits. Dan Morrison, Oregon News Lab

The Ducks opened their season with a win in an exhibition game over the Westmont Warriors, 81-44.

Every player on the Oregon roster saw time Sunday.

Point Guard Lexi Petersen led the way with 17 points, and Jillian Alleyne recorded her first double-double of the year with 12 points and 10 rebounds.