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Beavers To Face Golden Bears Thursday In Berkeley

Nov 29, 2021

THE GAME: Oregon State (1-6, 0-0 Pac-12) will open Pac-12 play against the California Golden Bears (3-4, 0-0 Pac-12) at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley.
TELEVISION: The game will be televised on Pac-12 Network with Guy Haberman and Mike Montgomery calling the action.
For information on how to watch the game online or on a mobile device, click on this link. If you live overseas and want to watch the game, it is available via YouTube at this link.
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.
TICKETS: Fans can secure season tickets by visiting this link or calling 541-737-2050. Single-game tickets can be purchased at this link. A "Weekend at Benny's Plan" is also available for the nine games that are scheduled on Saturday and Sunday. Seats will be assigned "Best Available" for each game and can be purchased at this link.
QUICKLY: Oregon State has had a different leading scorer in each of the last five games (Maurice Calloo, Warith Alatishe, Dashawn Davis, Rodrigue Andela, Jarod Lucas) ... The Beavers shot 83.3% (30-for-36) from the free throw line the last two games; they shot 60.5% (52-for-86) from the stripe in the first five games ... Jarod Lucas had made at least one 3-pointer in 17 consecutive games dating back to last season ... Warith Alatishe is 2-for-4 from beyond the arc this season; he went 1-for-14 from deep last season ... Tre' Williams is shooting 72.7% (16-for-22) on two-point attempts ... Rodrigue Andela has scored in double figures in two games this season; he scored in double figures in one of his 32 games last season ... Ahmad Rand leads the team in field goal percentage at 59.1% (13-for-22) ... Wayne Tinkle (114) needs one win to tie Bob Hager (115) for the third-most victories in Oregon State men's basketball history; he would trail only Naismith Memorial Hall of Famers Slats Gill (599) and Ralph Miller (359).
vs. CALIFORNIA: Oregon State and California are meeting for the 157th time with the Golden Bears holding an 89-67 advantage, including a 46-25 edge in games played in Berkeley.
The Beavers have won four straight games in the series, including last season's meeting in Berkeley (59-57 on Feb. 25, 2021). It was Oregon State's first win over the Golden Bears at Haas Pavilion since 2009.
LAST SEASON: The 2020-21 season was highlighted by one of the greatest runs in program history:

  • Won win nine straight road and neutral-site games that included the first Pac-12 Conference Tournament championship in program history.
  • Won an NCAA Tournament game and advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 1982.
  • Won three games in the NCAA Tournament, tying the 1963 Final Four team for the most tournament wins in program history.
  • Ranked No. 20 in the final coaches poll; it's the first time the Beavers have been ranked in any poll since March 13, 1990.
  • Defeated five Top 25 teams, the most in a season since the 1975-76 team also won five against ranked opponents.
  • Beat a Top 25 team on the road for the first time since 1985 (at No. 21 Oregon).
  • Defeated four Top 25 teams at a neutral site; the last time Oregon State beat a ranked opponent at a neutral site came in 1992 (vs. No. 25 BYU in Portland).

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