Monday, October 04, 2021

Ducks Drop Down In Gridiron Rankings After Getting Knocked Off By Stanford; Beavers Support Increases

 After getting knocked off on Saturday in overtime at Stanford, the Oregon Ducks drop down five sports to #8 in the Associated Press college football poll and down six spots to #9 in the USA Today/Coaches rankings.

Meanwhile, after upending visiting Washington, the Oregon State Beavers gained additional support in both polls, with the Beavers ranking at #28 in the AP poll and tied for #30 with Iowa State in the Coaches' rankings.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Beavers Look To Slow Down Roadrunners

 At Corvallis, Oregon:

UT-San Antonio Roadrunners (2-2) @ Oregon State Beavers (2-4), men's college basketball, Wednesday @ 2:00 PM Pacific Time (Pac-12 Networks)

CFP Rankings: Top Four Stay The Same

 Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson, and Ohio State remained in their respective top-four positions in the next-to-last College Football Playoff Rankings released on Tuesday.

Southern California (up two spots to #15) and Colorado (#25) are the only Pac-12 schools in this week's rankings.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Pilots Stay Hot Against College Of Idaho

 At Portland, Oregon:

Ahmed Ali scored 22 points on Tuesday night as the Portland Pilots (5-1) collected their fifth straight victory, 88-74 over College of Idaho (NAIA).

Mike Henn contributed 21 points to the Pilots' coffers.

Monday, December 14, 2020

Men's College Hoops: Ducks Still Have Support In Both Polls

 The Oregon Ducks, having now won four straight games, garnered support in Monday's Associated Press and USA Today/Coaches men's college basketball polls.

The Ducks would be ranked # 31 in the former, #30 in the latter.

Still no support for the Beaver State's three other men's Division I basketball programs in either poll.

Huskies Out, Ducks In To Take On Trojans For Pac-12 Gridiron Crown

The word became official on Monday. The Fox Network will carry the game on Friday from Los Angeles at 4:00 PM Pacific Time.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Ducks Still Have Support In Coaches Gridiron Poll

 With their scheduled game with Washington cancelled, the Oregon Ducks still had some support in the USA Today/Amway Coaches college football poll, where they would be ranked #37.

Cougs Hold Off Vikes In Pullman

At Pullman, Washington: 

Noah Williams converted eight of twelve shots from the field en route to an 18-point performance on Sunday as the Washington State Cougars (5-0) held off the visiting Portland State Vikings (1-2) 69-60.

Niners Fall Against Ex-Redskins----At Home In Arizona

 At Glendale, Arizona (due to COVID-induced ban on sporting events in Santa Clara County, California):

Defensive touchdowns from Chase Young (returning a fumble 47 yards) and Kamren Curl (75-yard interception return) lifted the Artists Formerly Known as the Washington Redskins (6-7) held off the San Francisco 49ers (5-8) 23-15 to gain sole possession of first place in the NFC East as the shorthanded Niners' playoff chances received a crushing near-fatal blow.

Ducks Make It Four Wins In A Row

 At Seattle:

Eugene Omoruyi and Chris Duarte each scored 14 points on Saturday as the Oregon Ducks (4-1 overall, 1-0 in Pac-12 play) won their conference opener by knocking off the Washington Huskies (1-4, 0-2) 74-71 on the road by using a balanced offense that saw four players scoring in double figures.

Quade Green topped the Huskies with 26 points.

Beavers Fall At Home To Cardinal

 At Corvallis, Oregon:

Quarterback Davis Mills completed 21 of 29 passes for 292 yards and a touchdown while running for two other scores as the Stanford Cardinal (3-2) upended the Oregon State Beavers (2-4) 27-24 on the road on Saturday night.

The schools respective records are both overall and in Pac-12 play.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Pilots Knock Off Beavers In Corvallis

 At Corvallis, Oregon:

Ahmed Ali scored 26 points while Eddie Davis added 22 (to go with his nine rebounds) as the Portland Pilots (4-1) stunned the home-standing Oregon State Beavers (2-3) 87-86 in overtime on Thursday.

Ethan Thompson led the Beavers with 31 points.

Ducks Too Much For Rattlers

 At Eugene, Oregon:

Chris Duarte scored 23 points while N'Faly Dante added 22 as the Oregon Ducks (3-1) dominated the visiting Florida A&M Rattlers (0-3) 87-66 on Wednesday for their 24th straight home victory.

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Vikings Win Easy One One At Home

 At Portland, Oregon:

Amari McCray, Paris Dawson, and Charles Jones each scored 11 points on Tuesday as the Portland State Vikings (1-1) demolished the visiting Northwest University Eagles from the NAIA 88-48.