Beavers Back In Action Thursday Against Arizona
THE GAME: Oregon State (5-4, 1-2 Pac-12) returns to action when it hosts the Arizona Wildcats (9-3, 3-3 Pac-12) at 8 p.m. on Thursday at Gill Coliseum.
TELEVISION: The game will be televised on FS1 with Rich Burk and Dan Dickau calling the action.
RADIO: The game will air live on Beaver Sports Radio Network with Mike Parker calling the action. It can also be heard online at this link.
LIVE STATS: There will be live stats at this link.
QUICKLY: Oregon State leads the Pac-12 in assists (16.89), 3-point field goal percentage (.366) and assist/turnover ratio (1.57), and are second in free throw percentage (.740), 3-point field goal percentage defense (.291) and blocked shots (4.89) ... Jarod Lucas and Gianni Hunt have combined to go 13-for-23 from beyond the arc and 12-for-13 from the free throw line the last two games ... Jarod Lucas leads the Pac-12 in free throw percentage at 95.0% (38-for-40) ... Warith Alatishe leads the Pac-12 in rebounding (8.89); he has grabbed double-figure boards in five of the nine games ... Ethan Thompson passed Mark Radford and moved into seventh on Oregon State's career assists list with 407 dimes ... Zach Reichle is the only player on the team to dish out multiple assists in all nine games ... Rodrigue Andela left the Stanford game in the first half with an injured right foot ... Associate head coach Kerry Rupp, assistant coaches Marlon Stewart and Stephen Thompson and senior center Roman Silva missed the California (1/2) and Stanford (1/4) games due to COVID-19 testing results and contact tracing protocols.
vs. ARIZONA: Oregon State and Arizona are meeting for the 89th time with the Wildcats holding a 66-22 advantage, including a 25-16 edge in Corvallis.
The teams split the series last season with each winning on their home court. The Beavers won the first meeting, 82-65, on Jan. 12 at Gill Coliseum when Arizona was No. 24 in the nation. The win snapped a seven-game losing streak in the series and was Oregon State's first victory over a Top 25 team since Jan. 24, 2016 (85-70 over No. 21 USC). Arizona won the second meeting, 89-63, on Feb. 20 in Tucson.
Oregon State has defeated the Wildcats seven times, all at Gill Coliseum, when Arizona was ranked in the Top 25.
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