James rushes for 288, No. 10 Oregon routs 'CatsPosted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- LaMichael James rushed for a school record 288 yards and broke the Oregon mark for career rushing touchdowns with two scores to lead the No. 10 Ducks to a 56-31 victory over Arizona in their Pac-12 opener on Saturday night.
Oregon (3-1), the two-time defending Pac-10 champion, won its 13th consecutive conference game, blowing open a 35-3 lead then holding off a Wildcats' rally before pulling away again with its lightning-quick offense.
All but the last of the Ducks' seven touchdown drives lasted less than three minutes. Darron Thomas passed for two scores and ran for two more
Nick Foles completed 33 of 55 passes for 391 yards and three touchdowns for the Wildcats (1-3).