Oregon Ducks Men Bounce Back, Beat Stanford 71-68 Behind Late Run
On Monday, the Oregon Ducks lost their first game since early February. Thursday night, the Ducks got back to winning.
Oregon trailed early, but eventually led at halftime 33-28. The Ducks and Stanford Cardinal traded the lead a few times in the second half before Stanford led 63-60.
Then, Oregon went on an 11-5 run in the final 4:32 to seal the game. Both teams struggled to make baskets, the Ducks final four points came from the free throw line.
After Chandler Lawson’s dunk, Oregon went 0-for-3 from the floor over the last 3:06 of the game.
Stanford (14-10, 10-8 Pac-12) on the other hand hit a pair of layups during the final four-and-a-half minutes, but the Cardinal only went 2-for-6 over that span.
The Ducks (15-5, 10-4 Pac-12) hung on to beat Stanford 71-68 after Ziaire Williams missed a three-pointer with under five seconds left.
Chris Duarte led the way for Oregon with 24 points. He also got substantial help from three other starters; LJ Figueroa (13 points) and Eric Williams Jr. (10 points) while Eugene Omoruyi had a double-double (12 points, 10 rebounds).
Four Stanford players scored in double figures, led by Jaiden Delaire’s 15 points.
Up next, the Ducks head to Berkeley to face Cal at 7 p.m. Saturday night on FS1.