Beavers Too Much For Willamette

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Chris Stephens scored 19 points and Angelo Tsagarakisadded 18, all of them 3-pointers, as Oregon State dominated Division IIIWillamette 84-53 Friday night.

The Beavers (4-2), coming off a triple overtime 87-82 victory over KansasState last Saturday, strung together back-to-back wins for the first time thisseason.

David Force led the Bearcats (4-3) with 10 points, and was the onlyWillamette scorer in double figures.

Tsagarakis was 6-for-7 from 3-point range, including a 3-pointer that putthe Beavers up 62-37 in the second half.

The Bearcats stayed with Oregon State until midway through the first half,when Tsagarakis' 3-pointer put the Beavers ahead 17-12.

Oregon State extended its lead with a 13-3 run capped by Stephens' wide-open3-pointer to take a 32-20 lead. The Beavers led 35-26 at the half.

Willamette shot just 29 percent from the floor, while the Beavers shot 52percent.

The Bearcats won the last meeting with the Beavers, 64-54, back in 1951.

Oregon State was scheduled to get on an early morning flight Saturday forHawaii, where they'll play the Warriors on Monday.

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