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CHRIS CODUTO/Arizona Daily Wildcat
Arizona's Salim Stoudamire lays in two of his 27 points against Oregon last night in Eugene, Ore.
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Friday, January 21, 2005
The Arizona Men's basketball team used another high-scoring night by senior guard Salim Stoudamire and a big first half to down Oregon 74-66 in Eugene, Ore. last night.
The No. 13 Wildcats (15-3, 5-1) outscored the Ducks 42-29 in the first half, using a 16-0 run midway through to distance themselves in the opening half.
Stoudamire scored 20 of his game-high 27 points in the first half, going 5 of 8 shooting, making all three 3-point attempts and shooting a perfect 7 for 7 from the line.
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In the second half, Oregon, led by sophomore guard Aaron Books, put together a 15-2 run of its own to pull the Ducks to within two, 56-54, with 8:27 left, but could never over come the Wildcats.
Senior center Channing Fry aided in the Wildcats fifth straight win over Oregon with 17 points, on 8 of 12 shoot, while grabbing seven rebounds, all in the second half. Junior forward Hassan Adams, who had the most complete game of any Arizona player, also made a huge contribution with 13 points, six assists and six rebounds.
Oregon's freshman guard Bryce Taylor led the Ducks in scoring with 20 points
Over the games final 4:25, UA outscored the Ducks 10-5 to give Oregon its second lost on its home court this season. The Wildcats travel to Corvallis, Ore. to take on Oregon State at 6 p.m. Sat. The Beavers beat Arizona State last night 88-66 to break a three-game losing streak.