CORVALLIS — Five Oregon State players scored in double figures as OSU ran past Southern Illinois…
HOOPS: Beavs three-game win streak ends
The beginning of the end for Oregon State came with DePaul leading 45-42 early in the second half. DePaul went on an 11-4 run, and soon after pushed the advantage to 57-45.
The Blue Demons had extended their lead to 19 with 7:18 left in the game.
Devon Collier had a three-point play followed by a putback and Roberto Nelson made a 3-pointer to get the Beavers within two in the first half. DePaul led 43-39 at the break, as Collier scored 22 points in the half for Oregon State on 8-of-10 shooting.
Nelson, who came into the game averaging 27 points, didn't score until there was 9:07 left in the first half. Still, he finished with 19 points.
It was a homecoming for Oregon State head coach and Chicago native Craig Robinson. He grew up on the South Side and was also an assistant at Northwestern.
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