Oregon State's struggles continued on the road as Robo Kreps hit a lay up with 5.6 seconds to play as Illinois-Chicago defeated OSU 63-61. It was UIC's first win over a Pac-10 team.
The Flames improved to 2-6 while OSU fell to 4-5.
G Seth Tarver paced
the Beavers with 17 points on 8 of 12 shooting, but also had five turnovers.
- Josh Tarver had
back to back inbound passes stolen to end the game
- The largest lead of
the game for Oregon State was 10 with 8:33 left in the first half
- OSU scored 23 points
off of turnovers, UIC 24
- Neither team had any
fast break points
- The Beavers had 30 points from the bench, UIC 6
Coach Craig Robinson - "It was a complete collapse. You can't win games like this when you turn the ball over, especially at critical times."
vs. Mississippi Valley State on Sat, Dec. 19 with tipoff at 7:00 PM.
Lost to Nebraska on the road 50-44.
Scoring - 17, S. Tarver
Rebounding - 6, D. Deane
Assists - 5, R. Schaftenaar
Scoring - 19, R. Kreps
Rebounding - 5, J. Buttell
Assists - 8, S. Stewart
- FR G Rhys Murphy - out for four weeks with a foot injury
- The basketball program is just two wins away from its 1600 victory. Only 14 programs have reached the historic milestone.
|MISCELLANEOUS NEWS AND NOTES|
- The Beavers lead the
Pac-10 at 9.1 steals per game .
- OSU ranks second in
the league in field goal percentage defense at 38.2 percent.
- Seth Tarver ranks second in the NCAA at 3.4 steals per game