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Beavers Set For Thursday Clash With Trojans

Jan 25, 2021

Oregon State Game Notes

THE GAME: Oregon State (8-5, 4-3 Pac-12) goes for the season sweep of USC (12-3, 6-2 Pac-12) when the teams meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Galen Center in Los Angeles.
TELEVISION: The game will be televised on ESPNU with Roxy Bernstein and Adrian Branch 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 per game (16.31) and assist/turnover ratio (1.51); the assist/turnover ratio of 1.51 is the 14th best in the nation ... The last time the Beavers won four consecutive conference games was 2002-03 (63-48 vs. Washington State; 82-62 vs. Washington; 83-74 at USC; 83-79 at UCLA) ... Ethan Thompson (1,408/421) joined Gary Payton (2,172/938) as the only players in Oregon State history with at least 1,400 points and 400 assists ... Zach Reichle is averaging 10.1 points in the eight wins; 6.4 points in the five losses ... Warith Alatishe grabbed 16 rebounds in the win at Oregon; it's the most by an Oregon State player since Tres Tinkle had 16 at UCLA on Feb. 21, 2019 ... Jarod Lucas has scored in double figures in a team-best nine consecutive games ... Lucas leads the Pac-12 in free throw percentage at 94.5% (52-for-55) ... Gianni Hunt has dished out a team-high 15 assists over the last four games ... Oregon State's win at No. 21 Oregon was its first true road victory over a Top 25 team since Jan. 5, 1985 (52-45 over No. 15 Washington).
vs. USC: Oregon State and USC are meeting for the 143rd time with the Trojans leading the series 75-67, including a 39-24 edge in games played in Los Angeles.
Oregon State has won three of the last four meetings. The Beavers swept the season series in 2018-19 -- 79-74 (OT) on Jan. 10, 2019 at Gill Coliseum and 67-62 on Feb. 23, 2019 at the Galen Center. USC won the lone meeting last season -- 75-55 on Jan. 25, 2020 at Gill Coliseum.
The Beavers won the first game this season, 58-56, on Jan. 19 at Gill Coliseum. Jarod Lucas and Ethan Thompson scored 13 points apiece to lead Oregon State. Evan Mobley finished with 12 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Trojans.
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