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Beavers To Battle No. 11 Arizona Sunday At Gill

Dec 3, 2021

THE GAME: Oregon State (1-7, 0-1 Pac-12) looks to knock off a Top 25 team when it hosts No. 11 Arizona (6-0, 0-0 Pac-12) at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Gill Coliseum.
TELEVISION: The game will be televised on ESPNU with Dave Feldman 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.
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 is yet to have a lead at halftime this season ... Nine different players have started at least one game ... Warith Alatishe has scored 20-plus points in three of the eight games; he scored 20-plus points once in the 33 games last season ... Warith Alatishe is 3-for-5 from beyond the arc; he went 1-for-14 from deep last season ... Maurice Calloo is second in the Pac-12 in free throw percentage at 93.8% (15-for-16) and 15th in 3-point field goal percentage at 40.0% (8-for-20) ... Dashawn Davis is eighth in the Pac-12 in assist/turnover ratio at 2.40 (24 assists/10 turnovers) ... Glenn Taylor Jr. has taken 21 free throw attempts, the second most on the team, in his 10.3 minutes per game ... Jarod Lucas and Gianni Hunt both have a team-high eight steals ... Tre' Williams is shooting 66.7% (16-for-24) on two-point attempts ... Ahmad Rand has gone 2-for-4 from beyond the arc the last two games; he went 0-1 from deep in the first six games ... Rodrigue Andela will miss 8-12 weeks after breaking a bone in his left foot at practice on Tuesday, November 23.
vs. ARIZONA: Oregon State and Arizona are meeting for the 91st time with the Wildcats holding a 68-22 advantage, including a 26-16 edge in games played in Corvallis.
The Beavers have defeated the Wildcats seven times, all at Gill Coliseum, when Arizona was ranked in the Top 25:
Nov. 30, 1989 -- Oregon State 84, No. 2 Arizona 61
Jan. 23, 1999 -- Oregon State 60, No. 9 Arizona 59
March 2, 2000 -- Oregon State 70, No. 3 Arizona 69 (OT)
Feb. 21, 2004 -- Oregon State 90, No. 14 Arizona 84
Jan. 12, 2006 -- Oregon State 75, No. 24 Arizona 65
Jan. 11, 2015 -- Oregon State 58, No. 7 Arizona 56
Jan. 12, 2020 -- Oregon State 82, No. 24 Arizona 65
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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