No. 22 Oregon routs Bethune-Cookman to remain unbeaten
Eugene, OR (Sports Network) - Bryce Taylor had 21 points to lead 22nd-ranked Oregon over Bethune-Cookman, 92-64, at McArthur Court.
Joevan Catron added 15 points for the Ducks (8-0), who continued their best start to a season in 10 years. Tajuan Porter tallied 13 points for Oregon, which is on its longest winning streak under head coach Ernie Kent.
Jimmy Hudson scored 21 points to lead the Wildcats (2-4), who have dropped three in a row.
Oregon led for most of the contest , but didn't begin to pull away until the second half. A 12-4 run to open the final 20 minutes of play turned a 41-32 lead into a 53-36 cushion. Maarty Leunen's jumper just over four minutes into the half capped the run.
The advantage later ballooned to 20 points, 62-42, on Taylor's layup 8 1/2 minutes into the half and the Ducks cruised to the finish.
With Bethune-Cookman ahead 11-10, the Ducks ran off seven straight points to take the lead for good. Taylor's three-pointer started the surge, giving Oregon a 13-11 edge.
Leunen ended with nine points...Aaron Nelson had 11 points for Bethune- Cookman...Oregon shot 53.1 percent for the game...Bethune-Cookman hit 45.6 percent of its shots...The Wildcats went only 4-of-10 from the free throw line, compared to 12-of-21 for the Ducks.
12/12 00:25:11 ET