The Beavers and Ducks part two. Part one took place 22 days ago. An impressive win over an Oregon team that now sits at 11-8 and 3-4 in conference play. The Beavs so disappointed in their loss to USC need a bounce back game against their rival. Wayne Tinkle's team now 13-7 and like Oregon 3-4 in Pac-12 play. Mike Parker wll have all the action on 1190 KEX this afternoon at 4:30 with the tip just after 5:pm
Below the official release from the Beavs setting up this historic 350th meeting.
Oregon State and Oregon meet for the 350th time, making it the most-contested rivalry in college basketball ... The Beavers have defeated the Ducks 187 times, the third-most wins against a single team in NCAA history ... Oregon State has held all seven of its Pac-12 opponents below their season scoring average ... Tres Tinkle is the only Pac-12 player to score in double figures in every game this season ... Tinkle is shooting 97.4 percent (38-for-39) from the free throw line the last seven games ... Drew Eubanks is fourth in the Pac-12 and 18th in the nation in field goal percentage (.613) ... Eubanks averaged 18.3 points and 8.7 rebounds in the last three Civil War games ... Stephen Thompson Jr. is averaging 5.3 points in the first half this season (third on the team) and 11.0 in the second half (first on the team) ... Seth Berger leads the team with an assist/turnover ratio of 2.60 in conference play (13/5) ... Ethan Thompson went 9-for-10 from the free throw line in the last two games. vs. OREGON: Oregon State and Oregon have played an NCAA-record 349 games with the Beavers holding a 187-162 advantage. The Beavers have defeated the Ducks 187 times, the third-most wins against a single team in NCAA history (Kansas has 194 wins over Kansas State; Washington has defeated Oregon 189 times). Oregon State won the first meeting this season, 76-64, on Jan. 5 at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis. Tres Tinkle recorded a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds, while Stephen Thompson Jr. (16), Drew Eubanks (15) and Seth Berger (12) all scored in double figures. Paul White scored 16 points to lead the Ducks. A WIN OVER THE DUCKS: If Oregon State defeats Oregon it will improve to 12-8 overall and 4-4 in Pac-12 play. It would also:Be the first time the Beavers swept Oregon in a season since 2009-10 and the second time since 1992-93.Be Oregon State's first win in Eugene since Jan. 29, 2012 (76-71). CHASING 1,000: Oregon State has three players who have a chance to join the 1,000-point club this season. It would be the third time in program history that a team had three 1,000-point scorers. Stephen Thompson Jr. reached the milestone against Oregon, while Drew Eubanksneeds 53 points and Tres Tinkle needs 179. 2017-18: Stephen Thompson Jr. 1,073; Drew Eubanks 947; Tres Tinkle 8212012-13: Roberto Nelson 1,745; Devon Collier 1,489; Joe Burton 1,0091980-81: Steve Johnson 2,035; Mark Radford 1,390; Ray Blume 1,288 T