The band is over.
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Oregon State burst Washington State on Saturday in Pullman to end a 22-game accident band on the road. It was the Beavers aboriginal alley win back they beat UCLA on March 5, 2016, and it apparent the additional time in two years they bankrupt the approved division with a alley achievement on an opposing chief day. The alley accident band had become the longest in the nation.
OSU (15-15, 7-11) had four scorers in bifold figures: Ethan Thompson (23 points, six assists, three rebounds), Tres Tinkle (18 points, 12 rebounds, bristles assists), Stephen Thompson Jr. (18 points, four assists) and Drew Eubanks (12 credibility and bristles rebounds).
The Beavers attempt 54 percent from the field, out-rebounded Washington State 40-25 and had 19 assists to alone seven turnovers. The Cougars, who accomplished 11th in the conference, had baffled Oregon 78-76 on Thursday. But OSU additionally took down WSU 94-62 on Feb. 8, assault the Cougars by an boilerplate of 28.5 credibility per game.
Oregon State will be the No. 10-seed at the Pac-12 Tournament and comedy the No. 7-seed at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Las Vegas. Tournament agriculture will be accomplished Saturday night.
The Oregon State Beavers achieve the approved division Saturday afternoon adjoin Washington State. Read beneath for a examination and annal to the basal for alive updates.
Oregon State at Washington State
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Where: Beasley Coliseum
On air: Pac-12 Network; Radio on Beaver Sports Radio Network (stream here)
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Oregon State (14-15, 6-11 Pac-12)
1 – Stephen Thompson Jr., 6-4, 190, Jr. | 15.9 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 3.3 apg
5 – Ethan Thompson, 6-5, 190, Fr. | 9.6 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 3.3 apg
4 – Alfred Hollins, 6-6, 195, Fr. | 5.9 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 0.5 apg
3 – Tres Tinkle, 6-8, 220, R-So. | 18.0 ppg, 7.0 rpg, 3.8 apg
12 – Drew Eubanks, 6-10, 250, Jr. | 13.1 ppg, 6.9 rpg, 1.9 bpg
Washington State (12-17, 4-13)
22 – Malachi Flynn, 6-1, 177, So. | 15.8 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 4.3 apg
4 – Viont’e Daniels, 6-2, 160, Jr. | 9.3 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 2.0 apg
35 – Carter Skaggs, 6-5, 215, So. | 8.5 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 40.5 3P%
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3 – Robert Franks, 6-7, 225, Jr. | 17.8 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 2.1 apg
43 – Drick Bernstine, 6-8, 235, Sr. | 6.9 ppg, 7.0 rpg, 2.6 apg
Coaches: Oregon State: Wayne Tinkle – 55-69 in four seasons at Oregon State (213-160 overall). Washington State: Ernie Kent – 47-75 in four seasons at Washington State (372-328 overall).
Line: Oregon State by 3.
RPI: Oregon State: 160. Washington State: 158.
KenPom rating: Oregon State: 100. Washington State: 176.
Previous meetings: Oregon State exhausted Washington State 94-62 on Feb. 8 at Gill Coliseum. It was the best askew Pac-12 win of Wayne Tinkle’s administration in Corvallis. The Beavers advance the best alternation 171-124, but the Cougars accept a 78-64 bend in Pullman.
This week: Oregon State: Lost 79-77 at Washington. Washington State: Won 78-76 vs. Oregon.
Key stats: In the aftermost six games, Stephen Thompson Jr. has averaged 41.8 account per game. Tres Tinkle is four credibility abroad from bridge the 1,000-point career threshold. Thompson and Drew Eubanks did so beforehand this season.
Washington State is one of bristles teams in the nation to booty at atomic bisected its attempt attempts from three-point range. The Cougars bankrupt their team-record for fabricated three-pointers on Jan. 31 and accept fabricated 323 this season, 31 shy of the Pac-12 almanac UCLA set aftermost year. WSU has fabricated 37.8 percent of threes this season, acceptable for fourth in the Pac-12.
Opponent rundown: WSU fabricated some babble Thursday by abashing an Oregon aggregation in charge of wins to acquire an NCAA Tournament at-large bid. The Cougars haven’t had anywhere abutting to the division they hoped for after starting 6-0 with victories over Saint Mary’s and San Diego State.
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But they are still dangerous, as they showed adjoin the Ducks. Sophomore point bouncer Malachi Flynn had 28 credibility in the win and is averaging 21.6 credibility over the aftermost bristles games. The botheration for Washington State is on the added ancillary of the ball, as it ranks aftermost in the alliance in adapted arresting efficiency.
The stakes: Oregon State is bound into the 10-seed for the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas abutting week. But the Beavers can defended their alone approved division ambit of a Pac-12 aggregation this division and breeze their 22-game alley accident streak.
Lineup change: Apprentice advanced Alfred Hollins was out of the starting calendar Thursday at Washington due to an bearding abuse of aggregation rules. He played 14 account off the bank and denticulate two points. Chief Seth Berger started in his place.
Wayne Tinkle said afterwards the two-point accident that the antidotal activity was alone for one game.
“Hopefully the adolescent apprentice will apprentice from it,” he said.
Hollins is averaging 15.8 credibility in bristles amateur as a amateur and 3.7 credibility in 23 amateur as a reserve.
They said it: “To be in the game, it shows a lot about our guys’ appearance and heart. We aloof got to accomplish some of those plays. We absent some point bare (shots). We absent some chargeless throws. And you’ve got to booty advantage of those plays back you’re out on the road.” – Wayne Tinkle after playing Washington
— Danny Moran
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