Balanced Arizona State jumps out early, routs Oregon 90-73
EUGENE, Ore. - Desmond Cambridge Jr. scored 21 points to lead four in double figures as Arizona State rolled to a 90-73 victory over Oregon on Thursday night.
Arizona State (14-3, 5-1 Pac-12) pulled away early with a 30-9 run for a 44-20 lead late in the first half. Cambridge scored 12 points, Devan Cambridge added 11 and DJ Horne had nine as the Sun Devils shot 56% and were 8 of 17 from distance. They stretched the lead to 29 points with 10:50 to play in the second half.
Horne finished with 15 points on five 3-pointers. Devan Cambridge added 14 points and Warren Washington had 10 with eight rebounds for Arizona State. Frankie Collins added nine points and had eight assists.
The Sun Devils were 33 of 63 from the floor, 13 of 29 from beyond the arc, and had 20 assists. It was the most points scored since a 91-67 win against San Diego on Dec. 18. They are 10-0 when scoring at least 70 points.
Will Richardson scored 16 points and N’Faly Dante had 14 for Oregon (9-8, 3-3), which has lost two of its last three conference games by double digits.
Arizona State has won two straight in Matthew Knight Arena after losing the first seven. The Sun Devils play at Oregon State on Saturday. The Ducks host ninth-ranked Arizona on Saturday.