Oregon basketball building piece by piece 

September, 24, 2012
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Football recruiting is in full swing, and the Ducks hit a home run on Sunday when they landed commitments from Tyrell Robinson and Tyree Robinson (San Diego, Calif./Lincoln). While it was huge news for the Oregon football program, it was a coup for basketball coach Dana Altman, who is quietly making a serious push for some elite talent on the hardwood.

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Courtesy Caroline Williams/USA BasketballThe No. 6 player in the ESPN 100, Aaron Gordon has plenty of connections to the Oregon program.
The addition of the two-sport star twin brothers allows the Ducks to sign them to football scholarships while adding them to the basketball program as walk-ons.

The Robinsons rescheduled their official visit to ensure they were in town at the same time as a pair of their AAU teammates.

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