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Oregon Vs. UCLA Score Update: Ducks Ride Offense To 35-17 Halftime Lead

The Oregon Ducks started slow in the 2011 Pac-12 Championship Game, but their high-octane offense overwhelmed the UCLA Bruins for much of the first half on Friday night. The Ducks opened the scoring with a LaMichael James 30-yard touchdown run on the game's opening drive but they followed that quick scoring strike with a De'Anthony Thomas fumble and a Darron Thomas interception on the following two drives.

That interception, by Bruins linebacker, Patrick Larimore, tied the game at seven, but the Ducks added two touchdowns on a Thomas run and pass to exit the first quarter up 21-7. The Bruins cut that lead to 21-14 early in the second quarter on a Nelson Rosario touchdown reception, but Oregon piled on two more scores to go up 35-14, before a UCLA field goal as time expired brought the score to 35-17 at half. The Ducks were led in the half by star RB LaMichael James, who rushed 13 times for 115 yards and two scores.

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