Oregon 55, Stephen F. Austin 45

E.J. Singler scored 12 points and Oregon survived a scare from

Stephen F. Austin to win 55-45 Thursday in the Global Sports Hoops


Devoe Joseph also had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Ducks

(9-3), who ended their nonconference season with three wins in

three nights.

Jereal Scott had 16 points and six rebounds to pace the

Lumberjacks (5-7), who were within a basket of Oregon’s lead for

most of the second half.

Leading 45-42 with 2:44 to play, the Ducks ended the game on a

9-3 run, getting all but two of those points from the free-throw


Oregon led 35-31 at halftime, breaking a late 18-18 tie with

seven straight points before Stephen F. Austin scored the final

basket of the half.