HOOPS: Beavs three-game win streak ends


OREGON STATE's Devon Collier scored a career-high 32 points for Oregon State (3-2) against DePaul, but the Beavers let the game get away in the second half, and spent much of that final 20 minutes trying to cut down a double digit deficit.

The final score was 93-81.

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.

BeaverFootball.com Recommended Stories

  • THE ISAAC SEUMALO WATCH began in the spring after he broke his foot this past December in the Hawaii Bowl. Then it continued all the way through fall camp. As the regular season began and the weeks…

  • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SAFETY Justin Strong remains listed as the No. 2 strong safety on the depth chart. But it’s hard to imagine Beaver fans won't see a good deal of him at Stanford based on his…

  • SAN FRANCISCO -- Some quick hit comments from Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott on the state of the Pac-12 and some new initiatives that are coming this men's basketball season, including an update on…

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…

  • Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.

Up Next