Men's Hoops Tramples Howard, 90-54
Dec. 20, 2008
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP)--Omari Johnson scored 18 points to lead Oregon State to a 90-54 win over Howard on Saturday night.
Johnson also grabbed six rebounds, blocked two shots and was 3-for-5 from beyond the arc for Oregon State (4-5). Rickey Claitt scored 15 points for the Beavers, and was 3-for-3 on 3-pointers.
Oregon State shot 64.2 percent from the field (34 of 53) in the win, avenging a 47-45 loss at Howard on November 14.
The Bison (1-7) haven't won since.
Eugene Myatt scored 13 points to lead Howard, while Paul Kirkpatrick added 11.
Howard shot 34.5 percent in the game (20 of 58).
A 14-for-20 night from 3-point range helped the Beavers in the rout of the Bison, who shot just 5-for-22 from beyond the arc.
Oregon State opened the game on a 21-2 run and led 42-15 at halftime.