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Utah Valley falls to No. 17 Oregon, 69-54

Published November 20, 2013 9:59 am

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) • Joseph Young scored 20 points and Oregon used a strong second half to get the win Tuesday night.

Johnathan Loyd had 12 points for the Ducks (3-0), who scored 16 straight midway through the second half to open a 20-point lead.

One game after setting a Matthew Knight Arena record with a career-high 36 points against Western Carolina, Young went 8 for 15 from the field with a 3-pointer.

Mitch Bruneel had 15 points for Utah Valley (2-2), which was playing its second straight game against a ranked opponent after losing 93-40 to No. 8 Oklahoma State last Tuesday.

Hayes Garrity also scored 15 for the Wolverines, including back-to-back layups early in the second half to trim Oregon's lead to 34-31.