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 field
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 series.OREGON OREGONST