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               === No. 2 Ducks rout Colorado to stay unbeaten ===
 
 Eugene,  OR  (Sports Network)  - Bryan  Bennett rushed for  73 yards and three
 scores,  while Marcus Mariota threw for two touchdowns and rushed for another,
 as the No. 2 Oregon Ducks pounded Colorado, 70-14, at Autzen Stadium to remain
 unbeaten on the year.
 
 Mariota  finished 10-of-14  for 136 yards for the Ducks (8-0, 5-0 Pac-12), who
 face No. 10 Southern California on the road next week.
 
 Kenjon  Barner  broke free  for 104  yards and two  rushing touchdowns on nine
 carries, De'Anthony Thomas added 97 yards and one trip to the end zone on five
 totes,  and Josh Huff contributed four catches for 49 yards for Oregon. Thomas
 also scored on a 73-yard punt return.
 
 "I  thought our guys, right from the start, were really focused and understood
 the game plan," Oregon coach Chip Kelly said. "They were playing both sides of
 the  ball and  we got contributions from  not only the offense and the defense
 but  from the special teams today. Still have a lot of work to do, but I think
 it was a good game."
 
 Nick  Hirschman and  Jordan Webb combined to  go 14-of-27 for 95 yards for the
 Buffaloes (1-7, 1-4), losers in four straight outings. Christian Powell posted
 121 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries in defeat.
 
 Oregon  put  a stranglehold on  the game in  the opening quarter, scoring four
 touchdowns. Barner broke the plane on a one-yard plunge, Thomas posted a nine-
 yard  scamper,  Mariota added a five-yard  scoring run and then connected with
 Bralon Addison on a 16-yard pass for a 28-0 lead.
 
 The  Ducks got four more touchdowns in the second, as Barner broke loose for a
 24-yard TD run, Thomas raced 73 yards to the end zone on a punt return, Daryle
 Hawkins picked up a 7-yard pass and Bennett added a 6-yard run to paydirt.
 
 Down  56-0 at  the half,  Colorado  finally hit  the scoreboard  in the  third
 quarter  as Powell  recorded back-to-back rushing touchdowns -- the first from
 one  yard  away and the  other from 20 yards  out. However, Oregon struck back
 with  a  pair of touchdowns  on the ground by  Bennett less than three minutes
 apart to cap the scoring.
 
 "We  wanted to come  and compete and see where we stood, see how we stacked up
 against  them," Colorado coach Jon Embree said. "That's what I told the guys a
 championship game would look like."
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Oregon,  which posted  425  rushing  yards and  617  yards  of total  offense,
 recorded its highest point total since a 72-0 demolition of New Mexico on Sep.
 4, 2010 ... Colorado was limited to 245 total yards and 12 first downs ... The
 Ducks  have not  scored fewer than 42  points in any of their eight games this
 season  ... The Buffaloes have been outscored by a 120-20 margin in their last
 two defeats, suffering a 50-6 loss to USC last week.
 
 10/28 01:02:45 ET