Oregon State Too Much For Cal State Bakersfield

Dec. 12, 2007

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - Marcel Jones scored 18 points to lead four players in double-figures Tuesday as Oregon State beat Cal State Bakersfied 77-53.

Seth Tarver had 12 points while Roeland Schaftenaar and Lathen Wallace added 11 apiece for the Beavers (6-4), who shot 48 percent from the field and 33 percent from beyond the arc. Oregon State also dominated the boards, earning a 49-37 edge.

Trent Blakey was the lone Roadrunner to reach double figures, putting up 10 points and a game-high nine rebounds.

Junior forward C.J. Giles made his first appearance in an Oregon State uniform after playing the first two seasons of his career at Kansas. In six minutes of action, Giles had two points, two rebounds and a block before fouling out of the game.

The matchup was close for the first 10 minutes before back-to-back triples by Jones and Schaftenaar gave the Beavers a 22-10 lead with 9:07 to go in the half.

With Bakersfield shooting 28 percent from the field, Oregon State closed out the half up 43-21. The Roadrunners would get no closer than 53-38 midway through the second half.

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