Beavs end regular season with upset win
MORELAND STANDS TALL IN WIN OVER COLORADO
MORELAND STANDS TALL IN WIN OVER COLORADO

Posted Mar 9, 2013


ROBERTO NELSON DIDN’T score a point in the first half against Colorado. But it didn’t take long in the second half for him to give Oregon State the lead. The Beavs picked up a pair of double-doubles from and OSU upset Colorado 64-58 on the road.

OSU opened with a 14-9 start but a 12-0 run had Beaver fans thinking, 'Here we go again.' But the Beavs clawed back and although Roberto Nelson wasn’t filling up the basket in the first 20 minutes, Joe Burton and his variety of hook shots were a good substitute.

Burton scored 10 points and pulled down 10 boards in the win.

Eric Moreland drilled a trey towards the end of the first half and only heated up from then on. Moreland also recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Roberto Nelson added 15 points, all in the second half, as Oregon State snapped a five-game losing streak.

After intermission, Oregon State held Colorado to 39.3 percent from the floor, including 1-of-7 from beyond the arc. Colorado was 6-of-21 from three-point land for the day and was outscored 34-26 in the paint.

Oregon State made 51.9 percent of its field goals on the afternoon, including 4-of-7 from long-range. It was the first-ever win in Boulder for the Beavers (14-17, 4-14 Pac-12).

The two teams won’t have to wait long for a rematch -- Oregon State will face off against Colorado on Wednesday in the opening round of the Pac-12 Tournament on Wednesday. Tip-off is 2:30 p.m.



Related Stories
Beavs fall despite Barton's career high
 -by BeaverFootball.com  Mar 7, 2013
HOOPS: Beavs now face win or go home
 -by BeaverFootball.com  Mar 13, 2013
Bad time for OSU shooting woes to surface
 -by BeaverFootball.com  Mar 13, 2013

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from BeaverFootball.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
C Joe Burton (profile)
F Eric Moreland (profile)
PG Roberto Nelson (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Basketball > Hightower HS > Alumni
Basketball > Santa Barbara HS > Alumni
Basketball > West Valley HS > Alumni
[View My HotList]