James leads all rusher in the game with 134 yards on nine carries, but Darron Thomas was on fire throwing for 201 yards and three touchdowns.
The Ducks amassed a total of 355 yards on 25 plays in only 6:35 time of possession. Despite falling behind on the first possession when Missouri State drove the ball 84 yards capped by a 3-yard Chris Douglas touchdown run, the Ducks quickly gained momentum by scoring five times in the first half.
James also scored on Oregon's first possession on a 1-yard run. Lavasier Tuinei had two of Thomas' touchdown passes scoring on 8-yard and 34-yard scoring plays. Colt Lyerla also pulled in a Thomas pass for score covering 7-yards.
Trevor Wooden was the leading ground gainer for the Bears with 53 net yards on 11 carries. He was also 6-for-10 passing for 92 yards.
Ducks hold 35-7 lead at halftime
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