Eugene, OR (SportsNetwork.com) - Joseph Young had 20 points and No. 17 Oregon
defeated Utah Valley, 69-54, on Tuesday night.
Johnathan Loyd added 12 points to go along with five steals for the Ducks
(3-0), who outrebounded the Wolverines by a 42-30 margin
Mitch Bruneel and Hayes Garrity each netted 15 points for Utah Valley (2-2).
The Ducks led by just four at the break, but seized control of the contest
with a 24-4 run to start the second half.
Young and Damyean Dotson each put in five points apiece during the surge,
which was capped on Waverley Austin's layup for a 53-33 Oregon advantage
midway through the stanza.
The Ducks led by as many as 23 down the stretch.
Young put in seven quick points as Oregon raced out to an early 20-4 spread,
but Utah Valley closed the half on a 12-2 run to whittle the deficit to 29-25
heading into the locker room.
Mike Moser had eight points and nine rebounds for the Ducks ... Oregon shot
41.3 percent (26-of-63) from the floor, while the Wolverines finished 37.9
percent (22-of-58) from the field.
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