Oregon vs UCLA photos

While the perimeter defense struggled (UCLA was 13-22 from the 3-pt line) the defense down low was masterful, as the Ducks stuffed several Bruins up close. But, in the end it was inexperience and amazing three point shooting by UCLA that finished off Oregon.
January 4, 2009

The View From Press Row: Oregon

Men's hoops editor Ray "Boom Boom" Salloom, another in a long line of talented former KZSU broadcasters to moonlight for The Bootleg, reports in on Thursday night's impressive 72-43 rout over a reeling Oregon Ducks team in front of a full house at Maples Pavilion on Thursday night.
February 7, 2008

Oregon v Oregon State in pictures

Oregon's Tajuan Porter found his touch, Malik Hairston was solid all around and Bryce Taylor almost didn't miss all night. eDuck's Chris Wilson took these photos of the Ducks' 79-63 victory over Oregon State on Saturday afternoon.
February 2, 2008

Boot Power Ratings™

Check out the latest installment of our BootPowerRatings™ (BPRs) for Pac-10 hoops as we move into the third week of play with key matchups being contested up and down the West Coast. Another interesting week as the Pac hits the 20% mark (18 conference games in the books). Bruins show who's boss, Ducks hold serve at home, Tempe gets bragging rights over Tucson, Huskies continue to dog it.
January 16, 2008

Oregon Shot Chart Analysis

The Bootleg's Basketball Stats Analyst Cameron Tana provides outstanding insights into the Oregon's shooting strengths and weaknesses. Let's hope the Stanford coaching staff has done its homework the way our guy has! Cameron has broadcast Stanford MBB games, both as Dave Flemming's color man in 1996-97 & as play-by-play announcer in 1997-98. He has also done NBA game charting for www.82games.com
January 12, 2008

USA Men's U19 World Championship Team Named

DALLAS, Texas (June 30, 2007) – Oregon guard Tajuan Porter was among 12 players selected to represent the United States at the FIBA junior world championships next month in Sebia.
June 30, 2007

This Elite Eight Is One For Numbers

If you're looking for "surprises" in the Elite Eight . . . you'll have to turn to a player because certainly nothing qualifies as a "surprise" among the teams that are just one last victory away from earning trips to Atlanta next week.
March 24, 2007

Top Seeds come up Big

Greg Oden stood tall on Thursday night. One night later, it was another freshman — a foot and a half smaller than the 7-footer — who stole the spotlight.
March 24, 2007