Second Round Highlights: (7) Oregon 87 – (10) Brigham Young 68


Oregon - BYUMILWAUKEE, WI – What started out as a tight battle turned into the Elgin Cook show, as Oregon cruised to an 87 – 68 victory over BYU, in a rematch of an overtime December contest.

The Cougars just had no defensive answer for Cook, who came off the bench to pour in a career-high 23 points on 8-of-9 shooting to go with 8 rebounds. The Duck’s sophomore forward was clearly fueled by playing in front of his hometown fans at the Bradley Center.  The Ducks were also paced by 19 points from Joseph Young, on a mostly quiet day for star forward, Mike Moser.

BYU was led by Tyler Haws’s 19 points.  Eric Mika and Matt Carlino each also contributed 15 points for the Cougars, despite a rough shooting day for the latter.

Oregon advances to the Third Round to face second-seeded Wisconsin in a virtual road game on Saturday.

Wayne Larrivee and Kelly Tripucka called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.

(Tyler Haws hits a long two to pull BYU within three early)

(Elgin Cook gets a layup and a foul to put Oregon up 20 – 14)

(Dominic Artis makes an acrobatic layup to put the Ducks up by 13)

(Cook gets the bucket plus one as Oregon opens up a 59 – 43 lead)

(Joseph Young’s floater stretches the Duck lead back to 11)

(Postgame interview with Oregon Ducks guard Jonathan Loyd)

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