COL BKB: Oregon 74, St. Louis 57

March 23, 2013 at 9:56 PM

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 23 (UPI) -- Damyean Dotson fired in 23 points Saturday and 12th-seeded Oregon kept up a strong NCAA Tournament run with a 74-57 third-round rout of Saint Louis.

Dotson drained five 3-pointers, while E.J. Singler and Carlos Emory provided 14 points each for the Ducks (28-8), who reached the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2007.

Arsalan Kazemi chipped in with eight points and 16 rebounds for Oregon, which had posted a one-sided win over fifth-seeded Oklahoma State in its Thursday opener.

The Ducks go on to face top overall seed Louisville March 29 at the Midwest Region semifinals in Indianapolis.

The fourth-seeded Billikens (28-7) got 18 points from Kwamain Mitchell and 16 from Dwayne Evans. They had topped New Mexico State 64-44 in the second round.

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