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Beavers Set to Host Bushnell on Tuesday

Nov 13, 2022

THE GAME: Oregon State will host Bushnell Tuesday at 8 p.m.

TELEVISION: The game will be televised on Pac-12 Oregon, with Ann Schatz and Eldridge Recasner i on the call.

RADIO: The game will air live on Beaver Sports Radio Network with Mike Parker calling the action.

LIVE STATS: There will be live stats at this link.

QUICKLY: Due to NCAA/NAIA rules, Tuesday's game counts as a regular season contest for the Beavers, but will be an exhibition for Bushnell ... This is the second ever matchup between Oregon State and Bushnell (previously Northwest Christian) ... Oregon State has opened the season with back-to-back wins for the fourth time in the last five years ... The Beavers are looking to open a season 3-0 for the first time since 2018-19 ... Oregon State allowed just 43 points to Florida A&M on Friday, the second-lowest total allowed by an OSU team in the Wayne Tinke era ... The 43-points is also the lowest allowed by an Oregon State team vs. an NCAA Division I opponent since the Beavers held Grambling to 43 on Dec. 15, 2014 ... Jordan Pope  is tied for ninth in the nation in points per game among true freshmen ... Dexter Akanno has scored 31 points over his first two games of the year, the highest two-game scoring stretch of his career ... Glenn Taylor Jr. was named to the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team last season ... Oregon State returns four players from last year's squad - Taylor, Dexter Akanno, Rodrigue Andela and Chol Marial. Of that group, Marial did not see action last season due to NCAA eligibility rules and Andela missed the bulk of the season due to injury ... Oregon State's squad features a total of 11 newcomers, eight of which are true freshmen ... The Beavers announced the signing of Gavin Marrs on Wednesday. Marrs is a forward from Ellensburg, Wash. who will join the team beginning in 2022-23.

THE ROSTER: Oregon State brings in a new-look roster into the 2022-23 season.
- Oregon State returns four players from last season's squad: Rodrigue Andela, Dexter Akanno, Chol Marial and Glenn Taylor Jr. Of those only Taylor Jr. and Akanno played significant minutes in 2021-22, as Marial missed the entire season due to NCAA eligibility rules stemming from his transfer from Maryland and Andela played in just seven games due to injury
- The Beavers welcome 11 newcomers to this year's team, eight of which are true freshmen.
- Three OSU players join the squad as transfers - Dzmitry Ryuny (San Francisco), Christian Wright (Georgia) and Justin Rochelin (Arizona State)
- The Oregon State squad features representatives from six different countries. In addition to the team's nine Americans, the group also includes athletes from Cameroon (Rodrigue Andela), Canada (KC Ibekwe), South Sudan (Chol Marial), Germany (Michael Rataj) and Belarus (Dzmitry Ryuny).

THE SCHEDULE: A look at Oregon State's 2022-23 schedule:
- Oregon State will play 11 nonconference games, seven of which will take place at Gill Coliseum and 10 of which will be played in the state of Oregon. 
- The Beavers will take part in the PK Legacy Tournament in Portland over Thanksgiving weekend. OSU will open the weekend with a matchup with Duke, and will play a total of three games in the event.
- Oregon State is scheduled to play conference games against Washington and USC during December. The Beavers will not play at UCLA or at home vs. Washington State this season.