The Oregon Ducks hosted the Stanford Cardinal on Thursday evening in Eugene and came away with a decisive 78-67 win. The game ended up being Stanford's first Pac-12 loss of the season, dropping the overall record of the Cardinal to 12-3. Oregon improves to 11-4 and the two teams now sport identical 2-1 records in conference play.
The Ducks headed into halftime holding a slim 34-32 lead over the visitors, but padded that lead in the second half and held off Stanford to pick up the win. The Ducks are now off to their best start since 2006-07 and are a perfect 9-0 when scoring at least 70 points.
Devoe Joseph led all scorers with an impressive 30 points, also picking up seven rebounds and a steal. The only other Ducks player to notch double digits in scoring was E.J. Singler, with 13.
Oregon will play their next game on Sunday, January 8, as they host the California Golden Bears at Matthew Knight Arena.
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