The Beavers had their most impressive win of the year last friday when they outperformed their rival Oregon 76-64. Oregon State showed the nation they are much better than last year's injury-ridden team. Now can they take that victory and the momentum that comes with it....and head into the McKale center and upset 17th-ranked Arizona. I mean look at the players who stepped up against the Ducks!
Tres Tinkle posted his seventh career double-double with a game-high 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Beavers (10-5, 2-1 Pac-12). Drew Eubanks had 15 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots, Stephen Thompson Jr. added 16 points and Seth Berger scored an Oregon State career-high 12 points. Thompson Jr. became the 40th Oregon State player to score 1,000 career points when he converted a fast break layup in the first half. Kendal Manuel, who missed the last two games win a groin injury, scored all nine of his points in the second half, going 3-for-5 from the field and 2-for-2 from beyond the arc
Here is all of the info you need courtesy of Shawn Schoeffer the Men's basketball SID at OSU. The game will be on 1190 KEX at 5:30 Thursday.
THE GAME: Oregon State (10-5, 2-1 Pac-12) heads to the desert to take on No. 17 Arizona (12-4, 2-1) at 6 p.m. PT (7 p.m. MT) on Thursday at the McKale Center in Tucson, Ariz. TELEVISION: The game will be televised on Pac-12 Network with JB Long and Eddie House calling the action. For information on how to watch the game online or on a mobile device, click on this link. If you live overseas and want to watch the game, it is available via YouTube at this link. RADIO: The game will air live on Beaver Sports Radio Network with Mike Parker calling the action. It can also be heard online at this link and on SiriusXM 84. LIVE STATS: There will be live stats at this link. SOCIAL MEDIA: Live updates will be available on Twitter and Facebook. TICKETS: Fans can secure Oregon State men's basketball single-game tickets by visiting this link or calling 541-737-2050. QUICKLY: Oregon State's last true road win over a Top 25 team came on Jan. 5, 1985 (52-45 over No. 15 Washington in Seattle) ... In conference games, the Beavers are shooting 48.8 percent from the field (second in the Pac-12) and limiting their opponents to 38.6 percent from the field (first in the Pac-12) ... Oregon State is 8-2 in its last 10 games; the two losses came by a combined three points ... Tres Tinkle is the only player in the Pac-12 in the top 15 in the conference in scoring (18.3, seventh), rebounding (7.1, 14th), assists (3.6, 14th) and steals (1.6, tied for sixth) ... Stephen Thompson Jr. became the 40th Oregon State player to join the 1,000-point club when he made a fast break layup in the first half against Oregon ... Drew Eubanks is averaging 3.0 blocked shots in conference play; he averaged 1.6 blocks in non-conference games ... Seth Bergeraveraged 9.5 points the last two games; he averaged 2.0 points the first 13 games ... Gligorije Rakocevic has missed the last four games with an injured right calf. vs. ARIZONA: Oregon State and Arizona meet for the 83rd time with the Wildcats holding a 61-21 advantage, including a 33-6 edge in Tucson. The Beavers have won once in Tucson since 1983 (63-55 on Feb. 13, 2010). Oregon State snapped a seven-game losing streak in the series with a 58-56 upset over No. 7 Arizona on Jan. 11, 2015 at Gill Coliseum. It was the sixth time in history the Beavers upset the Wildcats when they were ranked in the Top 25. Nov. 30, 1989 -- Oregon State 84, No. 2 Arizona 61Jan. 23, 1999 -- Oregon State 60, No. 9 Arizona 59March 2, 2000 -- Oregon State 70, No. 3 Arizona 69 (OT)Feb. 21, 2004 -- Oregon State 90, No. 14 Arizona 84Jan. 12, 2006 -- Oregon State 75, No. 24 Arizona 65Jan. 11, 2015 -- Oregon State 58, No. 7 Arizona 56 Arizona has won three straight in the series, including the only meeting last season, 71-54, on Feb. 2 at Gill Coliseum when the Wildcats were No. 5 in the nation. CHASING 1,000: Oregon State has three players who have a chance to join the 1,000-point club this season. It would be the third time in program history that a team had three 1,000-point scorers. Stephen Thompson Jr. reached the milestone against Oregon, while Drew Eubanksneeds 88 points and Tres Tinkle needs 252. 2017-18: Stephen Thompson Jr. 1,012; Drew Eubanks 912; Tres Tinkle 7482012-13: Roberto Nelson 1,745; Devon Collier 1,489; Joe Burton 1,0091980-81: Steve Johnson 2,035; Mark Radford 1,390; Ray Blume 1,288