Payton Pritchard scored 25 points as No. 17 Oregon defeated Utah 80-62 on Sunday night at Matthew Knight Arena.

Will Richardson added 18 points, six rebounds and six assists as the Ducks (20-6) moved back into a tie for first place in the Pac-12 with No. 16 Colorado at 9-4.

Shakur Juiston had 11 points and five rebounds while Addison Patterson added 10 points. Anthony Mathis made three 3-pointers for his nine points.

The Ducks shot 57.7% from the field while making 12-of-24 3-pointers.

Oregon was 10-for-15 on 3-pointers in the first half to take a 44-30 lead at the break. Pritchard scored 17 points and Richardson added 13 in the half as the two guards combined to make 8-of-9 3-pointers.

Richardson and Pritchard hit back-to-back 3-pointers to put Oregon ahead 8-2. Richardson and Pritchard each added another 3-pointer before Richardson had a layup that put the Ducks up 16-8.

Utah closed within 31-24 before Mathis hit back-to-back 3-pointers. Pritchard added another 3-pointer as Oregon went up 40-24.

After Utah closed within 42-30, Pritchard closed out the half with a fadeaway jumper.

Utah got within 55-47 midway though the second half before Francis Okoro went inside for a basket and Richardson added a layup. Patterson followed with a jumper that put the Ducks ahead 61-47.