EUGENE, Ore. – Joseph Young scored 32 points to go along with eight assists and Oregon rode 33-1 run to close out the first half to a 107-65 victory over Coppin State on Friday night.
It was the 17th straight win in a home opener for the Ducks (1-0), who led 27-26 before taking 60-27 advantage into halftime behind Young's 25 first-half points. The 6-foot-2 senior, Oregon's only returning starter, scored 14 points over the final 3:39 of the first half.
Elgin Cook added 15 points for the Ducks, and four freshmen combined for 45 points. Dillon Brooks had 14 points, Casey Benson 13 and Ahmaad Rorie scored 10. Jordan Bell added eight points and 12 rebounds.
Arnold Fripp, one of five senior starters for the Eagles (0-1), led Coppin State with 16 points, and Javhari Josiah added 11.
Theo Friedman's 3-pointer with 3:48 to play gave Oregon its largest lead at 102-56.