Oregon holds off Idaho St. 77-71

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP)—Malcolm Armstead scored a career-high 23 points to help Oregon hold off Idaho State 77-71 on Tuesday night.

Armstead, a sophomore making his seventh straight start in place of injured point guard Tajuan Porter, was 9-of-14 from the field and 5-of-6 from 3-point range. He also added three assists and three steals for the Ducks (7-4).

Idaho State (2-10) got as close as 64-61 with 5:46 remaining, but Armstead assisted on back-to-back baskets by Jamil Wilson and Michael Dunigan, then drilled a pull-up 3-pointer and a floater in the lane to give Oregon a 74-68 lead with less than two minutes to play.

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 Top Performers
 Idaho St.
Amorrow Morgan Amorrow Morgan
7-10,  21 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Oregon
Malcolm Armstead Malcolm Armstead
9-14,  23 Pts
3 Rebs, 3 Assists

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