EUGENE, Oregon (Ticker) -- Luke Ridnour helped Oregon shrug off a lethargic first half.
Ridnour fueled a big run to start the second half and finished with 24 points as the ninth-ranked Ducks whipped Pacific, 88-69, for their 19th consecutive home win.
The defending Pac-10 Conference regular-season champions struggled to a 39-33 halftime lead but started the second half with a 31-10 burst to take control. Ridnour fueled the run with 10 points as Oregon (3-0) widened its advantage to 70-43 with just over 13 minutes to play.
"We picked it up in the second half, obviously. But we still have a ways to go with this team," Ridnour said. "We're winning games, but we're not where we think this team can be."
Ridnour also collected seven assists and James Davis and reserve Andre Joseph each added 14 points for the Ducks, who have not lost at home to a non-conference opponent since December 11, 1999. The home winning streak is the second-longest in school history, trailing a 23-game run from February 13, 1937-January 6, 1939.
"Pacific was another team that did a good job of coming in here and competing," Oregon coach Ernie Kent said. "As for our team, I think we were pretty awesome in the second half."
Myree Bowden had 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting to lead Pacific (1-2), which had won the previous two meetings in the series.
"They had a great run in the first six minutes of the second half, and that obviously broke the game open," Tigers coach Bob Thomason said. "Ridnour does a great job of taking what you give him. He can shoot it, drive it or pass it. He's a great player."
Ridnour helped make up for a poor offensive effort by Luke Jackson, who had 12 rebounds and five steals but scored just eight points on 2-of-13 shooting. The rest of the Ducks shot 55 percent (28-of-51).
"It's such a long season. We talk about not getting too up or down about a win or loss," Kent said. "We need to get ready for each game and play through the grind of the season. The key thing is getting wins and getting better."
Oregon shot 50 percent (14-of-28) in the first half, but Pacific stayed close by clicking at 45 percent (14-of-31). Miah Davis, who scored 12 points, hit a shot from mid-court at the buzzer to get the Tigers within six at the break.