Beavers return to Gill to play Samford on Thursday

THE GAME: Oregon State (1-2) returns to Gill Coliseum to face the Samford Bulldogs (2-1) at 6 p.m. Thursday.

TELEVISION: The game will be televised on Pac-12 Network with Rich Burk and Lamar Hurd calling for action.

For more information on how to watch the game online or on a mobile device, click this connect. If you live abroad and want to watch the game, it is available via YouTube at this connect.

RADIO: The game will be broadcast live on Beaver Sports Radio Network with Mike Parker call action. It can also be heard online at this link.

LIVE STATISTICS: There will be live statistics on this connect.

TICKETS: Fans can get season tickets by visiting this connect or by calling 541-737-2050. Tickets for a match can be purchased at this connect. A “Weekend at Benny’s Plan” is also available for the nine games which are scheduled on Saturday and Sunday. Seats will be assigned to the “Best Available” for each game and can be purchased at that time. connect.

QUICK: Maurice callou led the team in scoring in two of three games; he was the team’s leading scorer in two of the 33 games last season … Jarod lucas made multiple 3-pointers in 13 straight games dating back to last season; it is the second longest streak in the history of the state of Oregon, behind Chris Stephens (21) … Warith alatishe has distributed several assists in nine consecutive games dating back to last season … Rodrigue Andela scored 10 points in Tulsa; this is the second time in his career that he has scored in double digits … Gianni Hunt tied a career-high six rebounds twice this season; he’s caught six boards once in his first 62 career games … Maurice callou (9-for-10) and Jarod lucas (5 for 6) are a combined 14 for 16 (87.5%) from the free throw line; the rest of the team is a combined 12 for 35 (34.3%) … Wayne tinkle (114) needs a win to tie Bob Hager (115) for the third most wins in Oregon State men’s basketball history; he would only hang around the Naismith Memorial Hall of Famers Slats Gill (599) and Ralph Miller (359).

against SAMFORD: Oregon State and Samford meet for the second time with the Beavers leading the series 1-0.

The Beavers won the first meeting, 87-66, on December 21, 1974 at the Gill Coliseum in Corvallis. Charlie Neal led the Beavers with a high of 23 points, while George Tucker added 18 points and Lonnie Shelton posted a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Karl Hill scored 20 points to lead the Bulldogs.

LAST SEASON: The 2020-21 season was marked by one of the greatest series in the history of the program:

  • Won nine consecutive road and neutral venue games, including the first Pac-12 conference tournament championship in program history.
  • Won an NCAA tournament game and qualified for the Elite Eight for the first time since 1982.
  • Won three games in the NCAA tournament, tying the 1963 Final Four for the most tournament wins in program history.
  • Ranked # 20 in the final coaches survey; This is the first time the Beavers have been ranked in a poll since March 13, 1990.
  • Defeated five Top 25 teams, the most in a season since 1975-76, the team also won five against ranked opponents.
  • Defeat a Top 25 team on the road for the first time since 1985 (ranked 21st in Oregon).
  • Defeated four Top 25 teams on a neutral venue; the last time the State of Oregon beat a ranked opponent on a neutral site was in 1992 (against No.25 BYU in Portland).

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