Duck Links | Men’s Basketball | Concern over Departures of Brown and Barron


It has been a strange start for the Oregon Duck men’s basketball team. Freshman guard Jabari Brown and freshman guard Bruce Barron made the sudden decision to leave Oregon basketball. On Tuesday night the Ducks defeated UTEP 64 – 59 without Barron, and after the game head coach Dana Altman announced the departure of Barron. Altman made it clear that the team will move ahead with the 13 men that remain and the door is closed for a return by either Brown or Barron.

Lindsay Schnell of the Oregonian gives her take on the situation and believes that these departures were all about inflated egos….

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CBS Sports also gives us their take on the situation, reporting that the lack of players may ultimately hinder Oregon’s chances at a tournament run….

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