Oregon State Hands Defeat To Oregon, 76-72
Feb. 5, 2005
Aaron Brooks had 21 points and Malik Hairston had 20 for the Ducks (11-8,3-7 Pacific-10) who have lost five straight conference games and now sit alonein ninth place.
The Beavers (12-9, 4-6) had been reeling since a 74-64 loss to Oregon Jan.8, dropping five of six games.
Oregon had a 36-33 rebounding advantage but 21 turnovers kept the Ducks fromcapitalizing on big plays.
The Beavers led 34-30 at the half on the strength of DeWitz's 11-point firsthalf.
Freshman Bryce Taylor pulled the Ducks into a tie, first converting athree-point play and then burying a 3-pointer to knot the game at 62.
Stephens had 11 points for Oregon State. Jordan Kent had nine points andeight rebounds for the Ducks.