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Hot-shooting Oregon scorches UCLA 82-64, 5 in double figures

    Oregon's Jalil Abdul-Bassit, center, went to the basket between UCLA's Thomas Welsh, left, and Norman Powell on Saturday in Eugene, Ore.

EUGENE, Ore. >> Joseph Young led five Oregon scorers in double figures with 16 points as the Ducks rode 75 percent shooting from the field in the first half to an 82-64 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

Dwayne Benjamin added 15 points off the bench, Elgin Cook had 11, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit and Ahmaad Rorie scored 10 each for Oregon (14-6, 4-3 Pac-12), which leads the conference in 3-point attempts but tried just 13 and made nine in the rout.

Norman Powell led the Bruins (11-9, 3-4) with 23 points. Kevon Looney, who fouled out, and Bryce Alford added 15 points each.

The Ducks, whose lead reached 21 points three times in the second half, finished the game shooting 33 of 53 (62.3 percent) to the Bruins 25 of 61 (41 percent). Oregon also had a 32-28 edge in rebounds, led by Jordan Bell with seven.

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