x
Breaking News
More () »

Portland's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Portland, Oregon | KGW.com

Duarte scores 25 as No. 17 Oregon beats Utah 79-73

Utah shot 57% from the field but could not overcome 18 turnovers. Oregon scored 25 points off those turnovers.
Credit: AP
Oregon guard Chris Duarte, center, goes to the basket as Utah's Mikael Jantunen (20) and Branden Carlson (35) defend in the first half during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY — Chris Duarte scored 25 points and Eric Williams Jr. added 19 to lift No. 17 Oregon to a 79-73 victory over Utah. 

LJ Figueroa scored 15 points for the Ducks before exiting late in the second half with an apparent leg injury. Amauri Hardy added 13. 

Oregon beat Utah for the 18th time in the last 20 games between the two schools. 

Timmy Allen scored 23 points and Mikael Jantunen added a career-high 20 points to lead the Utes. 

Pelle Larsson had 15 points, five rebounds, and five assists before fouling out in the final minute. 

Utah shot 57% from the field but could not overcome 18 turnovers. Oregon scored 25 points off those turnovers.

RELATED: Boston Celtics pick Oregon, West Linn star Payton Pritchard in first round of NBA draft

RELATED: McCollum scores 37 as Trail Blazers rout Kings 125-99