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No. 23 Oregon snaps road skid by grinding out 65-52 win over Washington

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    Oregon's Damyean Dotson (21) drives around Washington's C.J. Wilcox (23) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) (The Associated Press)

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    Oregon's E.J. Singler (25) shoots over Washington's Scott Suggs (15) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) (The Associated Press)

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    Washington's Abdul Gaddy (0) drives to the basket as Oregon's Johnathan Loyd, second from right, is screened by Washington's Aziz N'Diaye (5) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) (The Associated Press)

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    Washington's Scott Suggs, left, and Oregon's Tony Woods, right, battle for a loose ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) (The Associated Press)

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    Oregon's Waverly Austin, right, and Washington's Aziz N'Diaye (5) battle for the ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) (The Associated Press)

Johnathan Loyd scored all 11 of his points in the second half, Damyean Doston finished with 13 and No. 23 Oregon snapped a two-game road losing streak with a 65-52 win over Washington on Wednesday night.

The Ducks (20-5, 9-3 Pac-12) had dropped three of four, losing their grasp on sole possession of first place in the conference. They regained it for at least for 24 hours, moving a half-game ahead of Oregon and UCLA, who both play on Thursday night.

Oregon played its sixth straight game without Dominic Artis, out with a foot injury. The Ducks continued to stumble offensively without their starting point guard, but their defensive effort was enough to hand Washington its seventh loss in eight games. It was the first time Oregon has swept Washington in the regular season since 1995.

Abdul Gaddy led Washington (13-12, 5-7) with 17 points.

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