Stoudamire stays hot and shoots down Ducks

By staff and wire reports
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.