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Beavers Knock Out Ducks, Head to Pac-12 Tournament Title Game

Al Powers

Oregon State Men’s Basketball will be playing in the Pac-12 Tournament title game for the first time since 1988. The Beavers dominated Oregon, 75-64, on Friday in Las Vegas, knocking out the regular season champs.

The Beavers were aggressive from the start, building a 19-point lead in the second half. The Ducks had a late rally with, closing the gap to only 5 points with under 5 minutes left to play. Oregon State’s Jared Lucas hit a 3-pointer to stop a 15-3 run and the Beavers pushed the lead back to 12.

Ethan Thompson had 16 points in the win, Rodrigue Andela added 13 for OSU. Eugene Omoruyi, Chris Duarte, and LJ Figueroa each scored 14 points for the top-seeded Ducks.

The fifth-seeded Beavers will face No. 3 seed Colorado in the final game Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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