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Oregon football collapses in Alamo Bowl; men’s basketball loses Civil War.

-Texas Christian University stunned the Ducks in triple overtime to win the Alamo Bowl, 47-41 on Saturday. Oregon failed to score in the second half after starting quarterback Vernon Adams was replaced by backup Jeff Lockie. The Ducks finish the 2015 campaign 9-4 and without a bowl victory. -The Oregon basketball team …

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GameDayMen's Basketball

Oregon outplayed in all facets of the game in 70-57 loss at Oregon State

This was not the way Oregon was hoping to begin Pac-12 play. After a rough showing against Western Oregon five days ago, the Ducks were looking to play a complete game when they traveled to Corvallis to face rival Oregon State in the conference opener. Not only did Oregon fail …

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Oregon fails to rise to the occasion in Civil War Pac-12 opener

Oregon (11-3, 0-1 Pac-12) was understandably at a loss of words following its 70-57 Pac-12 opener loss to Oregon State (10-1, 1-0). Head coach Dana Altman pointed the finger at the Beavers’ 31 points off turnovers and second chance points. Dillon Brooks (13 points) felt like the team played too …

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Lack of quarterback depth may spell trouble for Ducks next season

The 2016 Valero Alamo Bowl was a gut-wrenching tale of two polar-opposite halves. The Oregon Ducks had racked up 376 yards of offense and led the TCU Horned Frogs 31-0 at halftime. In the second half, they gave up 31 points, scored none and amassed just 19 yards on 18 …

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Vernon Adams leaves, and Oregon loses control of game in 47-41 loss

The Oregon offense was huddled near the sideline, moments away from the fourth quarter beginning, but Vernon Adams Jr. wasn’t the center man inside it. Instead he stood a couple paces away in street clothes, a headset adorned over his buzzed hair, staring aimlessly at the far end zone. A …

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‘Forever Young’: For Darren Carrington, Alamo Bowl was more than a game

Instead of wearing his No. 7 jersey in the 2016 Valero Alamo Bowl, Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington donned No. 22 to pay tribute to his late best friend Markel Byrd, who died tragically on Dec. 22 and wore No. 22 as a safety for the New Mexico Lobos. Although the …

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Rapid Reaction: TCU completes the comeback, wins Valero Alamo Bowl in 3OT 47-41

After just 10 minutes, the 2016 Valero Alamo Bowl had all the signs of a bloodbath. With new offensive coordinator Matt Lubick calling the plays, the Ducks shredded the TCU defense for four touchdowns in the first half, taking a 31-0 lead heading into the break. It was far from over, though. …

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