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  1. Mom says Jabari Brown, formerly of Oregon Ducks, transferring to ...

    Diamond Leung

    Freshman guard Jabari Brown, a top recruit who abruptly left Oregon after starting the first two games of the season, committed to transferring to Missouri on Monday, according to his mother, Fannie.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2011
  2. Oregon State hopes to take flight

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State guard Jared Cunningham jumps awfully high and soars for a highlight-reel dunk. Nothing new there. But what is also generating buzz in Corvallis is that this Beavers team under coach Craig Robinson could be a legitimate contender in...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  3. Pac-12: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five things I can't wait to see in the Pac-12 this season: 1. How good are the freshman guards? The Pac-12 lost a boatload of talent to the NBA draft, but that doesn't necessarily mean the conference is short on star power. A number of...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  4. Oregon plans to unleash 40 minutes of hell

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon coach Dana Altman managed to turn a makeshift Ducks roster in his first season into a team of CBI champions, and now he's apparently feeling comfortable enough with this current group to play his preferred style of defense, according to The Re...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  5. Oregon Pit Crew shoe on eBay is expensive

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon as evidenced by its Matt Knight Madness event really knows how to throw a party, and Nike is making sure the students of the Pit Crew look good while cheering on their team. The student section has its own special-edition Nike shoe, with 10 pa...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  6. Oregon student section gets own Nike shoe

    Diamond Leung

    Does your school's student section, in a sign of solidarity, wear matching T-shirts? Oregon's student section, The Pit Crew, has shirts, while also benefiting from its natural advantages by having its own Nike shoe. The school announced Thursday t...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  7. An offseason roundup of the Pac-12

    Diamond Leung

    The new-look Pac-12 has decided not to expand again for the time being, as it already appears to be positioned for long-term success based upon the maneuverings of Larry Scott. But the commissioner doesn't diagram plays or make jump shots. For ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  8. Jared Cunningham receives high praise

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State guard Jared Cunningham might have come down to earth after kissing the sky with the dunk of the year last season, but expectations for the junior remain high. Just ask Beavers coach Craig Robinson, as did recently. "He has t...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  9. Oregon gets a designer mid-court line

    Diamond Leung

    When Oregon captured the CBI championship by beating Creighton at Matthew Knight Arena, the Ducks did so by taking the game-winning shot off a turnover. The assist came courtesy of their home floor, as Creighton was whistled for an controversial o...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  10. Pac-12 expands its league and its exposure -- college basketball

    Diamond Leung

    Pac-12 programs and their fans often feel underappreciated and underexposed. Commissioner Larry Scott felt their pain. So he went out and expanded the league and struck TV deals that will forever transform basketball in the conference.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  11. Shattered backboard was really no joke

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State guard Roberto Nelson shattering a backboard while dunking in Macedonia last month was a legendary moment that happened to be captured on video. We eventually got to watch the glass rain down on Nelson and see the bloody mess on YouTube. ...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  12. UW's Terrence Ross getting preseason buzz

    Diamond Leung

    The always-entertaining Isaiah Thomas conducted an online chat with the Seattle Times today and had some interesting thoughts. The former Washington guard likes UCLA to win the league if the Huskies don't, called the court at Oregon's Matthew Knight ...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  13. Roberto Nelson breaks backboard, bloodied

    Diamond Leung

    Before Oregon State guard Roberto Nelson begins an important sophomore season, the former top-100 recruit went on a service trip to Macedonia with some teammates and decided to have some fun while they were out there during a pick-up game. Who kne...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  14. Roberto Nelson hits trick shot in Macedonia

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State teammates Joe Burton, Kevin McShane and Roberto Nelson are currently on a service trip in Skopje, Macedonia. Their assignment along, with the rest of the athletes there as part of the Beavers Without Borders program, is to help a family ...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  15. Ex-Oregon player won't meet with NCAA

    Diamond Leung

    Michael Dunigan is preparing for the NBA draft after playing for a year in Israel and Estonia following his abrupt departure from Oregon. He decided to turn pro following the arrival of new coach Dana Altman, and soon afterward, the school announced ...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  16. Craig Robinson makes talk-show rounds

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State coach Craig Robinson was on late-night television again Tuesday, appearing on BET on The Mo'Nique Show alongside Bow Wow and Ruben Studdard. That's one of the perks of being the brother-in-law to President Obama while having a memoir to ...

    Blog | May 18, 2011