Ducks dominate Beavers
Eugene, OR (Sports Network) – Bryce Taylor scored 22 points as No. 17 Oregon
routed arch-rival Oregon State, 70-49, at McArthur Court.
Aaron Brooks added 18 points for the Ducks (23-7, 11-7 Pac 10), who have won
three games in a row. Maarty Leunen donated 14 points and 10 rebounds for
Oregon, which tied its all-time high with 16 home wins.
Marcel Jones deposited 13 points and grabbed eight boards for the Beavers
(11-20, 3-15), who have lost four of their last five outings.
Oregon State pulled within 11, 40-29 with a Jones trey at the 16:34 mark of
the second half, but two Taylor free throws and a Leunen layup put the lead at
15, 44-29, with 13:42 left in the contest.
Oregon State got no closer then 13 the rest of the way.
Oregon State shot just 38 percent while Oregon shot 45.5 percent from the
A Jones triple pulled the Beavers within two, 11-9, but Oregon then began to
pull away with a 9-2 surge putting the Ducks ahead 20-11 with 11:52 left in
the first half.
Jones’ dunk got Oregon State within single-digits, 26-17, with 6:42 remaining
before the break.
The Beavers then went cold, failing to score the rest of the half, as Oregon
took a 31-17 lead into intermission.
Oregon State fell to 0-10 against ranked opponents…Oregon swept the season
series, 2-0, but the Beavers still hold a 180-147 advantage in the all-time