HOOPS: Wallace nails three for win

LATHEN WALLACE HAD an open look and he took full advantage, drilling the 3-point shot in the corner with 1.1 seconds to lift Oregon State to a 67-64 victory over Arizona in Corvallis. Center Roeland Schaftenaar paced the Beavers with 22 points as OSU evened its record at 8-8, including 2-2 in Pac-10 play.

GAME RECAP

Guard Lathen Wallace drilled a wide open 3-point shot in the corner with 1.1 seconds to lift Oregon State to a 67-64 victory over Arizona in Corvallis.

Center Roeland Schafenarr paced the Beavers with 22 points as OSU evened its record at 8-8, including 2-2 in Pac-10 play. Box Scoree

 

GAME NOTES
  • Oregon State trailed by as many as 11 points in the second half

     
  • The Beavs led by as many as 13 in the first half

     
  • OSU outscored Arizona 21-7 in the last 8:57 of the game

     
  • Oregon State forced UA into a shot clock violation to get the ball back for the final shot, Schaftenaar had two blocks during the defensive stand

     
  • A season high crowd of 6,746 came out for the game

     
  • OSU made 81.8% of its free throws in the first half, but just 38.5% in the second half

 

KEY QUOTE

Coach Craig Robinson - ""I think everybody in the country knows on that kind of play we're going to Calvin (Haynes), and for some reason they brought Lathen's man up on (Calvin) and Lathen was wide open in the corner."

 

NEXT UP

vs. Arizona State on Sat., Jan. 16 with tipoff at 3:30 PM. The game will be televised by FSN NW and FSN AZ.

 

PREVIOUS GAME

Defeated Oregon 64-57 in Eugene.

 

TOP PERFORMERS
Oregon State Opponent

Scoring - 22, Schaftenaar

Rebounding - 5, S. Tarver, D. Deane, L. Wallace

Assists - 4, R. S. Tarver

Scoring - 20, D. Williams

Rebounding - 7, D. Williams

Assists - 3, K. Fogg

 

INJURY REPORT
  • FR G Rhys Murphy - out for four weeks with a foot injury

 

RECORD WATCH
  • The basketball program notched its 1,600 victory on 12/23/2009

 

MISCELLANEOUS NEWS AND NOTES
  • The Beavers are 7-0 when leading at halftime

     
  • The victory came in front of a season high crowd of 6,746

     
  • It was the first win for Oregon State over Arizona since the 2005-06 season and only the third win in the last 21 meetings against the Wildcats
     

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