The Beavers long road nightmare is over. Oregon State demolished Washington State 92-67 in Pullman throwing that monkey off their back in convincing style. Now the Beavers are off to Las Vegas and the Pac-12 Tournament. Oregon State will face the Huskies....a team that they split with in the regular season and both games were epic. Mike Parker the voice of the Beavers will have the call on 1190 KEX Wednesday with the pregame show beginning at 5;30pm
Below...the official release about the win on the Palouse from OSU.
Oregon State ended its regular season with a 92-67 rout of Washington State on Saturday afternoon at Beasley Coliseum. The Beavers (15-15, 7-11 Pac-12) led by as many as 36 points and had a 42-24 scoring advantage in the paint and 20-7 edge in second-chance points. Ethan Thompson led the Beavers with a career-high 23 points, going 7-for-11 from the field, 4-for-6 from beyond the arc and 5-for-5 from the free throw line. He added a game-high six assists. Tres Tinkle posted his seventh double-double of the season, and 11th in his career with 18 points and 12 rebounds. He also joined the 1,000-point club on a floater in the first half. Stephen Thompson Jr. also scored 18 points and Drew Eubanks was the other Beaver in double figures with 12 points. Zach Reichle had a career-high seven points, going 3-for-4 from the field and 1-for-2 from deep. The Beavers went on a 22-2 run in the first half to take a 24-8 lead. A 3-pointer by Thompson to end the half made it 54-29 at the break. The 54 first-half points were a season high, bettering the 51 Oregon State scored in the season opener against Southern Utah. Oregon State had 19 assists and tied a season low with seven turnovers. Steven Shprevregin led Washington State (12-18, 4-14) with 10 points. The Beavers will face Washington at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at T-Mobile Arena in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament.