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Tinkle, Kelley send Oregon St. past Cal with 74-56 win

Mar. 7, 2020 7:46 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State seniors Tres Tinkle and Kylor Kelley went out in style Saturday in their final home game. Tinkle and Kelley, who were honored in a pregame ceremony at Gill Coliseum, combined for 43 points in the Beavers 74-56 victory over California. Tinkle scored a game-high 24 points...

Stanford's Bryce Wills (2) shoots around Oregon State's Tres Tinkle (3) and Dearon Tucker (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, March 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Tinkle sets scoring mark, Oregon St. tops Stanford 68-65

Mar. 6, 2020 12:18 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State’s Tres Tinkle will always take victories over records, but in Thursday’s win over Stanford he could enjoy both accomplishments. The Beavers’ senior forward scored 23 points to lead Oregon State to a 68-65 win over Stanford, and he became the...

Oregon's Will Richardson, center, passes the ball between Oregon State's Kylor Kelley, left, and Tres Tinkle, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

No. 14 Oregon pulls away in 2nd half to beat Oregon 69-54

Feb. 28, 2020 2:46 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wasn’t about to go down twice in one month against Oregon State. Especially not with an opportunity to regain a share of first place in the Pac-12. So with Payton Pritchard and Will Richardson providing the scoring, and an infusion of size for Oregon in this rematch, the...

Martin, Verge score 17, Arizona State wins its 7th straight

Feb. 23, 2020 12:24 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State completed a worst-to-first journey in 37 days, and it does not plan to stop now. “I think we are getting better as a team and we have not peaked yet,” Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley said after the Sun Devils survived a late Oregon State rally for a 74-73...

Green, Mannion lead No. 24 Wildcats past Oregon State

Feb. 20, 2020 11:59 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona rolled past an undisciplined Oregon State squad 89-63 on Thursday night. Josh Green scored 18 points and Nico Mannion scored 12 of his 16 in the second half for the 24th-ranked Wildcats (19-7, 9-4 Pac-12), Max Hazzard scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half and Zeke...

Oregon State's Alfred Hollins (4) shoots over Colorado's Evan Battey (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

No. 16 Buffalos beat Oregon State, move into 1st in Pac-12

Feb. 16, 2020 1:30 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Colorado’s Tyler Bey said he “lost sleep” in anticipation of Saturday’s matchup at Oregon State. The Buffaloes’ 6-foot-8 junior forward was coming off a season-low four points in Thursday’s 68-60 loss at No. 17 Oregon and was “super...

Oregon State's Kylor Kelley (24) blocks a shot by Utah's Timmy Allen (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Kelley scores 16 points, leads Oregon State over Utah 70-51

Feb. 14, 2020 12:04 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State has something to build on following a 70-51 rout of Utah on Thursday night. Kylor Kelley scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Oregon State (15-9, 5-7 Pac-12) to its most lopsided conference win of the season. “It’s great. It’s the first...

Oregon's Addison Patterson, left, defends against Oregon State's Tres Tinkle (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Oregon State rallies to beat No. 14 Oregon 63-53

Feb. 9, 2020 2:18 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle knew there would be games when his team didn’t shoot the ball particularly well and would need to win with defense. That’s exactly what happened in a 63-53 victory over No. 14 Oregon on Saturday night. The Beavers (14-9, 4-7 Pac-12) held...

California's Matt Bradley, right, keeps the ball from Oregon State's Ethan Thompson (5) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

California holds off Oregon State behind Bradley's 23

Feb. 1, 2020 7:42 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — First-year California coach Mark Fox isn’t making much of a big deal about his team’s 4-4 start in the Pac-12. Although it’s a far cry from where the Golden Bears have been, Fox sees no reason they can’t get more. Matt Bradley scored 23 points to overcome...