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The University of Oregon men’s and women’s basketball teams are preparing for their abbreviated seasons, after the Pac-12 announced last week that games will be played this fall and winter. Schedules are still being finalized, but this season will be shorter for both teams, and brings complications from the coronavirus pandemic.

In advance of full practices beginning in mid-October, coaches say players are adhering to strict COVID-19 protocols. 

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The top eight players in Friday night’s WNBA Draft included Oregon’s “Big Three”, Sabrina Ionescu, Satou Sabally, and Ruthy Hebard. The draft was held in New York, with players taking part remotely.

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The University of Oregon women’s basketball team is lamenting the sudden end to the post-season.

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The top-seeded Oregon Women’s Basketball team is set to face No. 8 Utah on Friday in the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. The Ducks are coming off victories at home last weekend where they won the regular season championship for a third year in a row.

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The Pac-12 champion and third-ranked University of Oregon Women’s basketball team closed out their regular season with a win over Washington at home in front of a sold out Matthew Knight Arena on Sunday. 

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No. 3 Oregon clinched their third straight outright Pac-12 championship on Friday night with their 88-57 win over Washington State in front of a sellout crowd at Matthew Knight Arena.

Ruthy Hebard had 28 points and 14 rebounds for her 15th double-double, and the 54th of her career. Satou Sabally added 22 for the Ducks before she left the game in the 3rd quarter with an apparent ankle injury.

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It might be considered a rivalry, but the Civil War series between the Oregon and Oregon State women’s basketball teams is a celebration of Oregon as a whole. That was part of the message from Ducks coach Kelly Graves after his team topped the Beavers 76-64 on Friday night in a sold-out Matthew Knight Arena.

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For the second straight year Oregon edged UCLA in the semifinals to advance to the championship game in the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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The University of Oregon’s Women’s Basketball team was already on a high from earning back to back regular season Pac-12 championships this week, and then the team received two esteemed awards from the conference on Tuesday.