Ducks squeek out a 1 point victory over OSU
Garrett Sim had a season-high 25 points to help the Oregon Ducks hold on for a 74-73 win against the Oregon State Beavers on Sunday night.
Devoe Joseph and Olu Ashaolu added 16 points apiece for the Ducks (20-8, 11-5 Pac-12).
Ahmad Starks had 18 points and Angus Brandt 16 for the Beavers (15-13, 5-11).
Oregon State came back from a 10-point deficit, cutting the margin to two on Devon Collier's basket off a rebound with 41 seconds remaining. Ashaolu made one of two free throws with 9.9 seconds left, giving Oregon State one last possession with an opportunity to tie.
Challe Barton missed a 3-pointer, and the Beavers' Jared Cunningham followed with a dunk for the game's final score.
Oregon has reached 20 wins for the second straight season. It marked just the third time in school history UO has produced consecutive seasons of 20+ wins.
- The Ducks improved to 15-5 this year when holding a halftime lead (33-32) … the Ducks are now 6-3 in road Pac-12 games.
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