College men's basketball — Oregon held Portland to 21% shooting and rolled to a 80-41 win over the Pilots on Saturday at Matthew Knight Arena. The Pilots 12-for-56 shooting was the worst for a Ducks' opponent at Matthew Knight Arena.
Before the game, Oregon announced that 6-11 sophomore center N'Faly Dante suffered a torn ACL in Thursday's win over San Francisco and will miss the rest of the season.
"I thought he was really starting to come along, and then this happens," Oregon coach Dana Altman said. "He's a wonderful young man; I love being around him. One of the most pleasant guys we have. I feel terrible for him."
Oregon led 35-19 at halftime and scored the first 15 points of the second half.
Eleven players scored for Oregon, led by 21 points from Chris Duarte.
Chase Adams led Portland (5-2) with nine points.
The Ducks return to Pac-12 play at noonWednesday against UCLA at home. The Pilots are scheduled to play Montana State at noon Tuesday.
• Weber sinks PSU — Portland State will try to show progress on Sunday when the Vikings play Weber State for the second time in three days at the Viking Pavilion. Weber State won Friday's Big Sky opener, beating PSU 94-66.
College women's basketball — Washington's changing defenses kept seventh-ranked Oregon off balance for stretches on Saturday before the Ducks (6-0, 4-0) pulled away for a 73-49 win.
Freshman Sydney Parrish scored a career-high 18 points, including 12 of Oregon's 23 fourth-quarter points.
It was the 25th consecutive win for the Ducks, including 22 straight in the Pac-12. Oregon's defense continued to lead the way and the Ducks had 11 steals. Washington shot 33.9% and had 20 turnovers.
The Ducks visit Washington State at 11 a.m. Monday.
• WSU tops Oregon State — The Cougars closed on a 13-3 run to upset the No. 21-ranked Beavers.
Johanna Teder made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to fuel the WSU surge.
Aleah Goodman and Sasha Goforth led Oregon State with 14 points apiece and Taylor Jones had 13 points, 10 rebounds and six blocked shots.
The Beavers fell to 3-3, 1-3 in the Pac-12. The Cougars are 3-0 and 2-0.
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