The Bruins and Ducks went into the game as the top two scoring teams in the Pac-12, with Oregon averaging 85.9 and UCLA averaging 84.3.
Wear’s jumper gave the Bruins a 13-9 lead in the first half. Oregon pulled into a 17-all tie after Zach LaVine fouled Young beyond the arc and Young made all three of his free throws. Young nailed a 3-pointer off a dish from Dominic Artis to give the Ducks the lead.
The Ducks fought back on their distinctive home court, pulling to a 49-all tie on Calliste’s layup with 11:17 left in the half.
“We’re down, we’re up, we’re down again,” Adams said of the game. “That helps our toughness.”
Oregon’s Jonathan Loyd played after having surgery on Wednesday to repair a broken nose he sustained in practice on Tuesday. He wore a face mask against the Bruins.
The Ducks were also missing reserve post Arik Armstead, who decided to leave the team to focus on football. Armstead is a defensive end for the Ducks
The Bruins were the first in a stretch that has Oregon playing seven of its next 11 games at Matthew Knight Arena.