Oregon State Holds Off Prairie View
Dec. 21, 2004
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) - Nick DeWitz scored 20 points for Oregon State,which took a big halftime lead then held on to beat winless Prairie View A&M67-63 on Tuesday night.
DeWitz was 8-of-14 from the field. Sasa Cuic was 5-of-9 for 12 points forthe Beavers (7-3).
Jared Ellison led Prairie View with 15 points but hit only 3 of his 11 freethrows. Phillip Scott scored 13 points, and Dominique Sharp scored 10 pointsfor the Panthers (0-8).
The Beavers jumped out to a 32-17 halftime lead, shooting just less than 21percent from the field. The Panthers made up ground in the second half byshooting 63 percent but couldn't take the lead.