Oregon State Falls To San Diego, 82-71
Dec. 2, 2000
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Roy Morris scored a career-high 20 points as San Diego beatOregon State 82-71 on Saturday.
Morris came off the bench to make all seven of his field goal attempts. TheToreros shot 60 percent from the field (28 of 47) and hit 21-of-31 free throws,including 10-of-16 in the final 2:13.
Tyler Field added 15 and Cameron Rigby had 12 points for San Diego (5-1),which beat a Pac-10 school for the first time since a win at Stanford in 1980.
Oregon State (4-2) came back from a 15-point deficit with just less than 13minutes remaining. But the Beavers could not pull any closer than seven points.
The Beavers had only eight players available because of injuries andineligibilities.
Morris scored seven unanswered points late in the first half to help theToreros to a 38-31 halftime lead. San Diego then came out with a 14-6 run,capped by Nick Greene's rebound basket for a 52-37 lead with 12:47 left.
The game marked the grand opening of the Toreros' $17.5-million, 5,100-seatarena.