Arizona easily defeats Oregon in Pac-10 opener

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By Alicia Barron By Alicia Barron

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Kevin Parrom scored a career-high 20 points and Arizona easily defeated Oregon 76-57 Thursday night in the Pac-10 opener for both schools.

Parrom, a sophomore guard from the Bronx, came off the bench to make 8 of 9 field goals, 4 of 5 from 3-point range, to lead the Wildcats (12-2). He also tied for the team lead with eight rebounds in 21 minutes.

Arizona shot 56 percent from the field.

Forward Derrick Williams, who entered Thursday with a 19.3-point average, finished with a season-low 12 points -- eight of those coming from the free-throw line.

Jeremy Jacob scored 17 to pace the Ducks (7-6), who made just 35 percent from outside, were outrebounded 40-27 and made just 1 of 17 3-pointers.

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