The Beavs earned a big-time road victory at the USC Trojans on Saturday afternoon by a final score of 67-62.

The win moves the Beavs to 17-9 overall, and 9-5 in Pac-12 play.

OSU was led by the 15 points of Stephen Thompson, Jr., who shot 6/13 from the floor.  He was one of four players to score double-digits for the Beavs, along with Kylie Kelly (15 points), Tres Tinkle (14), and Ethan Thompson (12).  Tinkle also pulled down 13 rebounds for a double-double.

The Trojans went a dismal 0-for-6 from the free throw line as a team to open the door for Oregon State.   USC also shot 29.6 % from the 3-point line.

The Beavers led 31-27 at the halftime break, but fell behind late in the second half.  They were down 56-55 with 3:54 remaining before going on a 10-0 run to take control down the stretch.

The Beavers swept the season series from the Trojans.  USC Senior Bennie Boatwright had 13 points in his final home game.

The win moves the Beavs (9-5 P12) back into a tie for second in the conference standings with Arizona State (9-5).  The Sun Devils host the struggling Califronia Golden Bears on Sunday afternoon.

 

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