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Oregon ends long skid against Cal
Oregon ends long skid against Cal

Joseph Young scored 25 points, Dwayne Benjamin had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Oregon pulled away in the second half to beat California, 80-69, on Wednesday night, ending a seven-year losing streak against the Golden Bears. Elgin Cook added 17 points for the Ducks (21-8, 11-5 Pac-12). Oregon made only four baskets over the final 11 minutes but countered that by going 10 of 11 from the free throw line down the stretch following a frenetic first half. Young, the Pac-12's leading scorer, got the Ducks going early while Benjamin had 14 of his points in the second half. The win keeps the Oregon in third place and strengthened its bid for a first-round bye in the postseason...

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