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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...

Oregon State forward Tres Tinkle (3) shoots as Stanford forward Oscar da Silva (13) and James Keefe (22) defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

Lucas leads Oregon State past Stanford, 68-63

Jan. 31, 2020 2:12 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jarod Lucas heeded his coaches’ words and looked for ways to take the pressure off Oregon State’s top scorers Tres Tinkle and Ethan Thompson. “I felt good, that was probably the main thing,” Lucas said after scoring a season-high 21 points in the...

Southern California's Daniel Utomi (4) passes away from the basket to avoid Oregon State's Kylor Kelley (24) and Tres Tinkle (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Okongwu and USC cruise in 75-55 win over Oregon State

Jan. 25, 2020 8:17 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Onyeka Okongwu scored 18 points and had three highlight-reel dunks in the second half to lead Southern California to a 75-55 victory over Oregon State on Saturday. USC (16-4, 5-2 Pac-12) never trailed and had balanced scoring with five players in double figures. Okongwu, a 6-foot-9,...

UCLA's Tyger Campbell (10) blocks a basket by Oregon State's Alfred Hollins (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Smith helps UCLA hold off Oregon State 62-58

Jan. 24, 2020 2:37 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — With the game in the balance, UCLA’s Chris Smith wasn’t about to settle for perimeter jumpers. The 6-foot-9 guard scored nine of his 15 points down the stretch, leading UCLA to a 62-58 victory over Oregon State on Thursday night. Smith’s three-point play with...

Golden State Warriors and former Washington State guard Klay Thompson speaks as the school retired his jersey number during halftime of an NCAA college basketball game between Washington State and Oregon State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

WSU wins on day it retires Klay Thompson's jersey

Jan. 18, 2020 8:35 PM EST

PULLLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Whenever Isaac Bonton drained a 3-pointer or dished out an assist, NBA and Washington State great Klay Thompson was on his feet, cheering on the young point guard. Thompson ended up spending a lot of time on his feet as Bonton scored a career-high 34 points and Washington State beat...

Washington head coach Mike Hopkins calls to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against the Oregon State, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Washington rebounds with 64-56 victory over Oregon State

Jan. 17, 2020 2:11 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — For all the attention focused on Isaiah Stewart and Jaden McDaniels, the other two freshman for Washington finally got their chance to shine. RaeQuan Battle and Marcus Tsohonis aren't secrets anymore. “Obviously me and Jaden are playing a lot and to see Marcus and RaeQuan come out...

Oregon State's Tres Tinkle (3) congratulates Ethan Thompson (5) after Thompson forced a turnover, as Arizona's Max Hazzard walks behind, in the closing minute of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Tinkle scores 20 as Oregon State beats No. 24 Arizona 82-65

Jan. 13, 2020 1:31 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State used a big second half to pull away with a big win against No. 24 Arizona. 'Tres Tinkle scored 20 points and the Beavers beat the Wildcats 82-65 on Sunday night. The senior forward also had six rebounds, seven assists and three steals. Ethan Thompson had 18 points and...

Arizona State's Remy Martin, center, shoots between against Oregon State's Sean Miller-Moore, left, Ethan Thompson, center right, and Kylor Kelley, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Martin scores 24, Arizona State holds off Oregon State 82-76

Jan. 10, 2020 2:28 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Despite Arizona State’s lopsided loss at Arizona in its Pac-12 opener last weekend, Remy Martin expected to see a different Sun Devils team Thursday against Oregon State. The 6-foot junior guard was on to something. Martin scored a game-high 24 points to lead Arizona State...

Oregon State guard Ethan Thompson, front, struggles to pull in the ball as Colorado guard McKinley Wright IV defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Oregon State turns up pressure, rallies past Colorado 76-68

Jan. 5, 2020 9:20 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Ethan Thompson and Oregon State felt no pressure down 12 in the second half. That's when the Beavers decided to make Colorado feel plenty of it. Thompson scored 24 points, Tres Tinkle hit a go-ahead layup with 2:25 remaining and Oregon State rallied after switching on its swarming...