Boucher's career-high 26 lead No. 23 Oregon past Arizona St
Oregon guard Tyler Dorsey scores against Arizona State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Chris Boucher scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and No. 23 Oregon took sole possession of first place halfway through the Pac-12 season with a 91-74 victory over Arizona State on Sunday night.
Dillon Brooks added 18 points and Tyler Dorsey 16 for the Ducks (18-4, 7-2), who won their fourth straight and seventh in the last eight games. Oregon is ahead of four teams at 6-3 in conference play.
The 6-foot-10 Boucher was the national junior college player of the year last season at Northwest College in Wyoming. In this one, he hurt the Sun Devils from inside and outside, sinking a career-best four 3-pointers in eight attempts
Obinna Oleka scored 17 points and Gerry Blakes 15 for the Sun Devils (12-10, 2-7).