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Oregon pull away to beat Washington State 78-69

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) E.J. Singler scored 23 points, Oregon made a season-high 11 3-pointers, and the Ducks held on to defeat Washington State 78-69 on Saturday.

Devoe Joseph and Garrett Sim also scored 16 points each for the Ducks (18-7, 9-4 Pac-12), who have recorded their most wins in conference play since going 9-9 in 2008.

Brock Motum scored 17 to pace the Cougars (13-12, 5-8). Mike Ladd added 13 points and Reggie Moore also scored 12.

Oregon made 11 of 20 3-pointers, including four in the final six minutes to pull away from a 58-all tie. Singler and Sim had four 3s apiece.

The Ducks led 36-33 at halftime and the game featured 13 ties and nine lead changes, with the last coming on a 3-pointer by Sim with 6:00 to play that put the Ducks up 61-58.

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