No. 22 Oregon routs Eastern Washington
Eugene, OR (Sports Network) – Bryce Taylor scored 24 points and pulled down
eight rebounds to lead 22nd-ranked Oregon past Eastern Washington, 100-74, at
Malik Hairston netted 20 points while Aaron Brooks added 16 points and five
assists for the Ducks (9-0), who have won their last three games by double-
Paul Butorac scored 16 points and Michael Taylor contributed 14 points and
five helpers for the Eagles (5-6), who have dropped three of their last four
The Ducks had a sizeable lead through the first 10 minutes, but seven straight
points by the Eagles cut their deficit to 24-23 on a layup by Brandon Moore.
Oregon, though, scored the next six points and eventually took a 46-37 lead
into the locker room.
The Ducks started off the second half with a 12-2 run to grab control of the
game with Tajuan Porter netting seven points during the spurt.
Eastern Washington responded with an 11-2 burst to make it a 61-50 game after
Butorac put in a layup a little over seven minutes into the second half.
That was as close as it got, though, as Oregon scored the next eight points
and were never seriously threatened the rest of the game.
Porter and Maarty Leunen each contributed 10 points…Oregon shot 59.7 percent
from the floor while Eastern Washington sunk 46.2 percent of its
baskets…Each team committed 19 turnovers.