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Wooten paces Oregon's 114-56 victory, Altman's 600th win

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Kenny Wooten had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Victor Bailey scored 18 points to lead Oregon to a 114-56 victory over Alabama State on Friday night.

The two freshmen led six Ducks (3-0) in double figures as Dana Altman became the 10th active men's coach to win his 600th game. In his eighth season at Oregon, Altman is now 600-313 in 29 years as a Division I coach.

Elijah Brown added 15 points, and Payton Pritchard, Troy Brown and Abu Kigab had 13 each.

Wooten led Oregon to a 46-20 edge in rebounds. Eight Ducks made at least one 3-pointer as they finished 15 of 24 behind the arc.

Reginald Gee led the Hornets (0-4) with 15 points.

Oregon won its 45th consecutive game at Matthew Knight Arena, the longest home winning streak in the nation.

The Ducks finished with 60 points from their bench, shot 62.5 percent for the game (40 of 64) and had 29 assists.

BIG PICTURE

Oregon: Coming off their Final Four finish to last season, the Ducks will face their first opponent with a win this season in Ball State (1-2) on Sunday. Oregon's first three opponents have started a combined 0-11.

Alabama State: The Hornets will have traveled 6,517 miles when they reach Chattanooga, Tennessee, after their first four games of the season. Their first home game is Dec. 12 against Tennessee State.

UP NEXT

Alabama State: Continues its eight-game road trip to open the season Monday night at Chattanooga as part of the Cayman Island Classic.

Oregon: Now 54-2 against nonconference teams over eight seasons in Matthew Knight Arena, the Ducks finish a four-game opening homestand Sunday night against Ball State.


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