February 25, 2007

Ducks Out-Battle Huskies

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- After Aaron Brook's attempt to make peace with Washington's Ryan Appleby was refused, the Oregon guard had his way with the Huskies.

The Seattle native scored 30 points to lead the 23rd-ranked Ducks to a 93-85 win over the reeling Huskies on Saturday night.

Tajuan Porter had 19 points, Bryce Taylor scored 15, Maarty Leunen had 13 points and Joevan Catron 11 points for Oregon (22-7, 10-7), which won its second straight after a three-game losing streak.

The game marked the first time Brooks and Appleby were on the same floor since Brooks was ejected from a Pac-10 tournament game last season for intentionally hitting Appleby in the mouth with an elbow.

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