EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Omoruyi kept the Ducks in the sport early and Chris Duarte took more than late to direct No. 21 Oregon to an 82-69 earn in opposition to California Thursday night time at Matthew Knight Arena.
Omoruyi scored 26 points and had a job-large five steals, although Duarte extra 19 points as Oregon gained its 27th recreation in a row on its residence floor.
“I considered Eugene did a great deal of excellent issues and the five steals – his activity there was seriously good,” explained head coach Dana Altman. “He was genuinely unstoppable inside.”
How it Happened: Tied at 49-49 with 12:45 to engage in, the Ducks (7-1, 1-) took the direct the direct for good on back-to-back a few-stage plays by Aaron Estrada and Chandler Lawson.
The teams then traded baskets ahead of Duarte took more than in the final 5:18 when he strike four a few-tips and a pair of no cost throws to account for 14 of his 19 points.
Cal (5-5, -3) utilized a barrage of threes in the initial 50 percent to consider its major direct, 33-26, with 2:29 remaining.
The Ducks ended the 50 percent on a 10-2 run that included Estrada’s 3 from just above half courtroom that swished via at the buzzer, giving Oregon a 36-35 lead at the split.
The Golden Bears were 7-of-14 from three-stage selection in the opening period, which include 4 from Matt Bradley, who scored 15 of his 21 points in the body.
The Ducks countered with Omoruyi’s 15 first 50 % details, all of which either arrived in the paint or at the absolutely free toss line.
Who Stood Out: Mr. Regularity Eric Williams Jr. experienced 13 level and six rebounds. LJ Figueroa extra 11 factors.
Notable: Altman handed Louisville hall of famer Denny Crum for 23rd on the NCAA job Division I wins listing with 676. Future up is former Cal and Stanford mentor Mike Montgomery, who had 677 profession wins.
Williams Jr. turned the 3rd member of the 2020-21 squad to arrive at 1,000 details in his collegiate occupation, joining Figueroa and Amauri Hardy … Williams Jr. is one of just 19 gamers nationally and is the only participant in the Pac-12 with 7 or more video games scoring at least 11 points with 6 rebounds this year.
Freshman Jalen Terry was unavailable for Thursday’s recreation.
Senior forward Eugene Omoruyi
“Getting in a position to go property and see loved ones genuinely served me lock back in.”
Up Upcoming: Oregon hosts Stanford Saturday at 7 p.m. (ESPNU).
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