EUGENE, Ore. – Freshman point guard Dominic Artis scored 16 points to lead Oregon over Portland State 80-69 Monday night.
Carlos Emory added 15 points and Damyean Dotson had 12 points and six rebounds for Oregon, which made 8 of its first 11 3-point attempts to build a big lead and never trailed in the game.
Artis was 6 for 13 from the field and made four of Oregon's nine 3-pointers. It was the Ducks' long-range shooting touch that helped them take a 51-33 advantage into halftime.
Oregon made 7 of 10 3-pointers in the first half, with Artis making three and Emory making two. Leading 19-12 near the midway point of the half, Emory made a 3, Artis followed with another on Oregon's next possession and Emory made it three straight to put the Ducks up 28-12.
Dre Winston and Renado Parker each had 15 points to lead Portland State (1-1).