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Beavers Hula Past Vandals in Maui

Dec 17, 2021

Lahaina, Hawai'i – The Oregon State women's basketball team opened the Maui Jim Maui Classic with a resounding 79-49 win over Idaho in Lahaina, Hawai'i.
"As we are settling in this team is gaining more and more confidence," said Oregon State head coach Scott Rueck. "They're getting more and more comfortable, and the ball is moving more crisply. I think this team is growing up right in front of our eyes. Today had a lot of really good things in it, one of which was seeing the ball drop from deep."
Oregon State went 16-for-30 from 3-point range in the game, finishing two short of the program record for made 3-pointers.
Tea Adams made a mark in here first Oregon State start, going 5-for-8 from the floor to finish with 13 points. She also recorded seven assists, matching the Maui Classic record previously set by OSU greats Sydney Wiese and Aleah Goodman.
Greta Kampschroeder had another big game, going for 16 points and seven rebounds. Taylor Jones tallied 10 points and seven rebounds.
Talia von Oelhoffen came up with 11 points, six rebounds and three assists, while Kennedy Brown filled the stat sheet with eight points, seven rebounds and a block.
The Beavers held a 54-38 advantage on the glass.
The Beaver defense clamped down to start the game, holding the Vandals scoreless for a period of over six minutes. Adams knocked one down from half court at the first-quarter buzzer to end the frame with Oregon State up 15-3.
Oregon State remained in control in the second, heading to the break in front 31-15.
Adams led the Beavers with eight first-half points.
An 8-0 Oregon State run put the Beavers up 27 mid-way through the third quarter, prompting a Vandal timeout. The Beavers got hot from long range to end the period, as they headed to the fourth up 63-30.
Oregon State continued to roll in the fourth, taking the win by 30.
OSU is hosting the Maui Jim Maui Classic for the fifth time.
The Beavers will be back at the Lahaina Civic Center on Sunday for a matchup with Northern Iowa.
Oregon State Athletics strives to Build Excellent Authentic Visionary Student-Athletes (Go BEAVS).