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Beavers Fall To Arizona

Jan 14, 2021

Box Score

CORVALLIS, Ore. –Bennedict Mathurin scored 31 points, Jordan Brown added 25, both career bests, to lead Arizona in a 98-64 win over Oregon State on Thursday night at Gill Coliseum.
Ethan Thompson scored 13 points for the Beavers (5-4, 1-3 Pac-12), who had both games last weekend postponed. Jarod Lucas added 12 points and Gianni Hunt 10.
The Beavers more than doubled their first-half points in the second half but it wasn't enough to make up for a first half when they were 1 for 9 from 3-point range, shot 36% and fell behind 47-21.
Azuolas Tubelis, a freshman who had 31 points a week ago, added 15 for the Wildcats (10-3, 4-3 Pac-12 Conference), who dropped two home games last weekend.
Mathurin scored the first seven points, Brown the next four and then Tubelis had four while the Beavers were missing their first 10 shots and and Arizona was off and running.
Arizona shot 54% in the first half, outrebounded the Beavers 23-12 and had a 32-14 advantage on inside points. Brown had 15 points, Tubelis 11 and Mathurin nine.
A 9-0 run early in the second half had the lead up to 35. The Wildcats made 6 of 12 from distance and shot 61.5% after the break.
The Beavers next host Arizona State at 4 p.m. on Saturday at Gill Coliseum in a game televised on Pac-12 Network.
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