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Rapid Reaction: Oregon fades during second half, falling to the Huskies 38-3



Last week against Utah, the Ducks ended their second-half woes, scoring 24 points in the second half alone. Tonight, against the northern-rival Washington Huskies, Oregon reverted back to its old ways, not scoring any points during the second half to lose, 38-3, in Seattle.

Key Plays

— Ducks convert three third downs on the opening drive, capped off by a 30-yard field goal. Oregon leads 3-0.

— 45-yard field goal is no good from Washington’s Tristan Vizcaino after Ducks defense holds Huskies following a 46-yard Jake Browning pass.

— Vizcaino makes up for his earlier miss with a 34-yard field goal to tie the game at 3-3.

— Dante Pettis scores on a 64-yard punt return, breaking the NCAA record for punt-return touchdowns with the ninth of his career. It’s also his fourth of the season, and it extends Washington’s lead to 10-3.

— Myles Gaskin cuts through the Ducks’ defense to score on a 34-yard run to give the Huskies a 17-3 lead.

— Pettis strikes again. He connects with Browning on a 47-yard touchdown reception.

— Lavon Coleman catches a 31-yard touchdown pass to put Washington up 31-3.

— Salvon Ahmed runs for a 58-yard touchdown to extend the Huskies’ lead even more, Washington up 38-3.

Oregon passing

— Braxton Burmeister: 7-of-13 for 31 yards

Oregon rushing

— Royce Freeman: 24 carries for 122 yards

— Burmeister: 14 carries for 38 yards

Oregon receiving

— Charles Nelson: Four receptions for 18 yards

Washington passing

— Jake Browning: 11-of-19 for 204 yards, two touchdowns and one interception

Washington rushing

— Myles Gaskin: 17 carries for 123 yards and one touchdown

— Salvon Ahmed: Six carries for 84 yards and one touchdown

— Lavon Coleman: 12 carries, 31 yards

Washington receiving

— Dante Pettis: Four receptions for 87 yards and one touchdown

— Aaron Fuller: Four receptions for 76 yards

Total offense

Oregon — 278 yards (31 passing, 247 rushing)

Washington — 451 yards (204 passing, 247 rushing)

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