Sunday , Dec , 17 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

No. 22 Oregon streaks past Idaho State

Eugene, OR (Sports Network) – Malik Hairston had 21 points and 12 rebounds to
lead 22nd-ranked Oregon over Idaho State 84-55 at McArthur Court.

Aaron Brooks added 18 points and Bryce Taylor had 14 points and seven rebounds
for the Ducks (10-0), who are off to their best start since beginning the
1996-97 campaign with 10 straight wins.

Akbar Abdul-Ahad had 15 points to lead Bengals (4-6), who had a two-game win
streak halted.

Oregon put this game out of reach in the first half. The Ducks scored 14 of
the first 19 points with Maarty Leunen’s three-pointer capping the surge.

Later, a pair of Taylor free throws gave the Ducks their first double-digit
lead, 29-19, with 7:58 left in the half.

Taylor’s three-pointer at the 4:49 mark increased the lead to 35-21 and the
Ducks later cruised into the break with a 45-28 cushion.

Idaho Sate never threatened in the second half and Oregon won going away.

Game Notes

David Schroeder ended with 11 points and six rebounds for the Bengals…Oregon
leads the all-time series 3-1…Leunen ended with eight points and eight
boards for the Ducks.