HOOPS: Beavs improve to 4-3

SETH TARVER

G SETH TARVER tied the single-game school record with eight steals as the Beavers beat Cal State Bakersfield 74-39 for their third consecutive win.

GAME RECAP

The Beavers climbed over .500 for the first time this season blowing out Cal State Bakersfield 74-39 in front of 4,927 in Gill Coliseum. It was the Beavers third win in a row.

Freshmen F Joe Burton and G Jared Cunningham chipped in with 13 points a piece on a combined 8 of 10 shooting.

G Seth Tarver tied the Oregon State single-game steal record with eight steals. His brother, Josh, hit 6 of 7 from the field for 12 points. Box Score

 

GAME NOTES
  • OSU scored 22 points off of turnovers

  • 46 of OSU's 74 points came in the paint

  • The Beavers limited CS Bakersfield to just 15 points in the second half and just 27.8% from the field for the entire game

  • Oregon State trailed only once, at 18-17

  • OSU has hit 36 of 40 free throws in the last three halves of play

 

KEY QUOTE

Coach Craig Robinson - "You beat teams by getting them in foul trouble early and then making your foul shots and executing your offense. We did all three of those things today."

 

NEXT UP

at Nebraska on Sat, Dec. 12 with tipoff at 5:00 PM.

 

PREVIOUS GAME

Defeated Colorado 74-69 in Gill Coliseum.

 

TOP PERFORMERS
Oregon State Opponent

Scoring - 13, Burton, Cunningham

Rebounding - 6, S. Tarver, Burton

Assists - 4, J. Tarver

Scoring - 12, T. Blakley

Rebounding - 6, S. Latunde

Assists - 2, S. Cater

 

INJURY REPORT
  • FR G Rhys Murphy - out for four weeks with a foot injury

 

RECORD WATCH
  • The basketball program is just two wins away from its 1600 victory.  Only 14 programs have reached the historic milestone.

 

MISCELLANEOUS NEWS AND NOTES
  • G/F Seth Tarver leads the Pac-10 at 2.8 steals per game

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