Trail Blazers part ways with Nate McMillan

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers have made the decision to part ways with Nate McMillan, it was announced today by Team President Larry Miller. McMillan will no longer serve as Portland’s head coach. Assistant Coach Kaleb Canales has been named interim head coach. “Clearly the season to this point has not gone...
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Hunter latest OIT All-American

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Just a day after leading Oregon Tech to the NAIA Division II National Championship and a Tournament MVP award, freshman guard Bobby Hunter (Reno, Nev.) was named a First-Team NAIA Division II All-American in 2012, announced Wednesday by the national office. Earlier this year Hunter was named first-team all-conference, while being...
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Parade of Champions today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls residents are invited to honor Basin champions with a parade down Main Street Thursday evening. Combined with Oregon Tech’s men’s basketball national championship this week, the Henley Hornets girls swimming and basketball teams each won state titles this winter season, giving the area three team titles. The “Parade...
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Balanced attack leads Knicks to blowout of Portland

NEW YORK – Maybe Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks never would have got it right under Mike D’Antoni. With their coach gone, they finally played offense the way he would have wanted. Amare Stoudemire made all seven shots in the first half, Anthony passed and shot well, and the Knicks shook off the surprising departure...
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Beavers race past Western Illinois in CBI

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State raced out to a 16-2 lead and was never seriously challenged as it rolled past the depleted Western Illinois Leathernecks, 80-59, in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen. The win gave the Beavers their 20th victory of the season, the most since All-America...
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NAIA title game recap

POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — The Oregon Tech Hustin’ Owls are the national champions, beating top-ranked Northwood 63-46 Tuesday night to claim the school’s third NAIA Div. II Men’s Basketball Championship title – tied for the most in NAIA history. Oregon Tech held the nation’s fourth-best three-point shooting team to a 1-of-19 performance, taking a...
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Oregon advances against LSU

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon men’s basketball team totaled a season-high for points in a 96-76 home win over LSU in first-round NIT action on Tuesday night. The Ducks improved to 23-9 overall with the victory. UO is now 12-10 all-time in NIT games. LSU ended its season with an 18-15 record....
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OIT wins NAIA title

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Pac-12 moving men’s tournament to Las Vegas

The Pac-12 tournament has a new home.   The men’s basketball tournament will be moving to Las Vegas beginning next season, commissioner Larry Scott announced Tuesday.  The Pac-12 has agreed to a three-year deal with the MGM Grand Garden Arena to host the men’s tournament, effectively ending its 11-year run with Staples Center.
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Ducks host LSU Tuesday in NIT

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon men’s basketball team has been selected to participate in the 2012 National Invitation Tournament it was announced Sunday night. The Ducks earned a No. 3 seed and will host a first-round game against No. 6 LSU on Tuesday, March 13 at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene. Tip-time...
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