No. 9 Bears Get Defensive vs. Ducks

Feb. 9, 2008

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Guard Alexis Gray-Lawson scored 16 points, center Devanei Hampton had 11 points and 11 rebounds and No. 9 California beat Oregon 53-34 on Saturday.

It was the Golden Bears' first win in Eugene since 1992-93, the last time they swept the season series over the Ducks.

Oregon's 34 points tied its lowest point total in 30 years. The Ducks lost to Washington 51-34 in the 1977-78 season.

California (21-3, 12-1 Pacific-10 Conference), off to its best Pac-10 start ever, closed the first half on a 5-0 run to take a 23-19 lead.

The Bears opened the second half on a 21-6 run to extend their lead to 44-25.

Ashley Walker, who entered as Cal's leading scorer with 16.2 points per game, was held to four point but had a game-high 12 rebounds.

Micaela Cocks had seven points to lead Oregon (10-14, 4-9), which also got six points each from Nicole Canepa and Taylor Lilley.

California and Oregon shot a combined 14-of-52 in the first half. The Ducks shot 20 percent (11-for-55) against the Pac-10's leading scoring defense.

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