Oregon St. Downs Bethune-Cookman, 69-56
Dec. 14, 2004
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Junior transfer Nick DeWitz had 16 points and sixrebounds to lead Oregon State to a 69-56 victory over Bethune-Cookman Mondaynight.
The Beavers (5-3) used an 18-3 run to pull away from the Wildcats at GillColiseum. Just two days earlier, Oregon State blew a 13 point lead in a 76-74overtime loss to Georgia in Atlanta.
Against Bethune-Cookman, the Beavers led 40-20 early in the second halfbefore the Wildcats (3-3) made a move. Diondre Larmond had 10 points in a 22-8run to get within 45-40.
Oregon State responded with its own run, which put the Beavers up by 20 withroughly six minutes left.
'It's a group right now that is on and off, hot and cold,' said OregonState Coach Jay John.
Larmond had a game-high 23 points and 11 rebounds for Bethune-Cookman, whichplays Oregon in Eugene Tuesday night.
J.S. Nash added 13 points and four assists for the Beavers.
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