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They’ll let just about anyone onto this platform…

Congrats John. Looking forward to reading.

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Mar 11, 2022Liked by John Canzano

He also has the development of his young bigs and a terrific recruiting class coming in next year to look forward to. Sometimes it just doesn't go your way, just ask Coach K.

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Mar 11, 2022Liked by John Canzano

Good column, John. Hope you will do a similar analysis of the Duck women's basketball team.

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Mar 11, 2022Liked by John Canzano

Good job John! The Ducks Will be Back!

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Mar 11, 2022Liked by John Canzano

A monster class coming in next year...this is a blip on the radar. We'll be back in 2023.

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Mar 11, 2022Liked by John Canzano

John, Thanks for seeing clearly and pragmatically. Coach is a winner and court leadership struggles. The Bigs are getting there and Dante steadily improved on a weak wheel. Weight room time and new faces, hopefully with 2 years availability may be the new normal. There are a host of teams still on the bubble with high grade efficiency lower then the Ducks. Getting to NYC can be a springboard to opportunities coming to Eugene and contributing to “What’s Next”?

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Mar 11, 2022Liked by John Canzano

Looking forward to your fist full of facts at 5 on your radio show!

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Mar 11, 2022·edited Mar 11, 2022Liked by John Canzano

If I never see De'vion Harmon, and his standard 50 missed layups per game, or his incessant, poor imitations of Curly Neal until the shot clock expires, it will be too soon

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I am glad to see you away from the Borigonian and on your own. Well written and the Ducks are still more fun than the Blazers right now.

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To be a great college basketball team you either need a constant rotation of elite 5 star players or an experienced cohesive team that has played together for a few years. Oregon is somewhere stuck in the middle right now. The past few years they have recruited well, but they have mostly been high 4 star and low five star players or grad transfers who think that they are better than they are. They stick around for a year to display their athleticism and hog the ball just to leave early and go undrafted where they never amount to anything.

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Nice to still have a platform to read your articles!

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Thanks John, really enjoy your insights and perspective.

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Happy to see you still in the game, JC. Keep the columns coming!

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Congrats on your new venture! I look forward to articles about Oregon State athletics. I’d say don’t bother writing about the pathetic basketball team. But more worth your time & our attention are articles on rise of Reser Stadium & OSU football & the dominance of Beav’s baseball & to me a likely run this season to Omaha.

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Inconsistent guard play and "dumb" play by bigs doomed this team to B- mediocrity. I know that the portal has been Altman's friend, but I really hope he can target & develop some high schoolers who might stay and play well a while.

Glad to see John on his next journey. I enjoy the Truth in written word and on the airwaves.

Ken in Portland out...

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