March Madness - BYU vs Oregon Wrap - Oregon Wins 87-68
|March Madness - BYU vs Oregon Wrap - Oregon Wins 87-68|
Oregon grabbed an 87-68 win over BYU on Thursday, behind a 23-point effort from Elgin Cook at BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Bettors who backed Oregon were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5 at sportsbooks.
Oregon got 19 points from Joseph Young and another 14 points from Jason Calliste. Johnathan Loyd contributed 6 assists, while Elgin Cook cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
BYU got 19 points from Tyler Haws in a losing cause and another 15 points from Eric Mika. Matt Carlino contributed 5 assists for them, while Eric Mika had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oregon were victorious, as the score was 39-31 at the break.
Oregon won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-32.