EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Malik Hairston had 22 points to lead five
Oregon players in double figures, and the Ducks coasted to a 91-55
win over Howard on Tuesday.
Sophomore Bryce Taylor, who didn't start for the first time in
37 career games, had 15 points for the Ducks (6-4). Brandon Lincoln
added a career-high 15 points, Maarty Leunen scored 14 and Aaron
Brooks had 10 points and 10 assists.
The balanced attack added up to a season-high point total for
the Ducks, who had lost four of five entering the game.
Darek Mitchell led Howard (1-6) with 20 points, hitting 6-of-7
3-pointers. Darryl Hudson added 14 points for the Bison.
Brooks hit a 3-pointer to break a 14-14 tie and Taylor followed
with back-to-back 3-pointers to give Oregon the lead for good.
Hairston later scored 10 straight points to give the Ducks a 57-27
lead at the half.
Oregon shot 67 percent for the half and made 9-of-15 3-pointers.
The Ducks, whose lead reached 39 points late in the second half,
ended the night shooting 60 percent from the field and 46 percent
Howard shot 41 percent and committed 23 turnovers.