|Date of game: 3/3/2012
Recap: Oregon vs. Utah
Eugene, OR (Sports Network) - Devoe Joseph scored 21 points as the Oregon Ducks made easy work of the Utah Utes 94-48 to end the Pac-12 Conference regular season at Matthew Knight Arena.
Chris Emory added 19 points for Oregon (22-8, 13-5 Pac-12), which has won four in a row and locked up the third-seed and a first round bye in next week's conference tournament. Garrett Sim added 13 points for the Ducks and Olu Ashaolu and E.J. Singler netted 12 apiece.
For Utah (6-24, 3-15), Jason Washburn recorded 26 points, but the rest of the team combined for just 22. The Utes are now losers of 10 of their last 11.
Oregon got out to a commanding 52-14 halftime lead behind a red-hot 65.6 percent from the floor in the opening stanza. Utah shot a woeful 5-of-22 from the field in the first half.
The Utes improved their shooting to 46.7 percent in the second half but the Ducks continued its torrid pace after the break to cruise to victory.
Oregon connected on 15-of-33 from three-point range in the game.Game Notes