Oregon State Men's Basketball falls to Cal 74-70 (2/3/18)

Oregon State Men's Basketball falls to Cal 74-70. Now the Beavs are on a 4 game losing streak. Up Next OSU heads home to host Washington State on 2/8/18 at Gill Coliseum.

Posted: Feb 3, 2018 10:25 PM
Updated: Feb 3, 2018 10:27 PM

THE GAME: Oregon State (11-10, 3-6 Pac-12) will take on California (7-16, 1-9) at 5 p.m. on Saturday at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley.

TELEVISION: The game will be televised on Pac-12 Network with JB Long and Don MacLean calling the action.

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

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

LIVE STATS: There will be live stats at this link.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Live updates will be available on Twitter and Facebook.

TICKETS: Fans can secure Oregon State men's basketball single-game tickets by visiting this link or calling 541-737-2050.

QUICKLY: Oregon State leads the Pac-12 in scoring defense (69.1); it would be the first time leading the conference in that category since 2001-02 (66.5) ... The Beavers are averaging 76.1 points and shooting 48.8 percent from the field at Gill Coliseum; 66.8 points and 43.6 percent from the field on the road ... Drew Eubanks needs 30 points to become the 41st Oregon State player to join the 1,000-point club ... Tres Tinkle has scored in double figures in 24 consecutive games dating back to last season, equaling the 10th longest streak in program history; the school record is 89 straight games by Mel Counts (1961-64) ... Stephen Thompson Jr. has made at least one 3-pointer in a team-best 14 consecutive games ... Tinkle (35.8) and Thompson Jr. (35.2) are second and fourth, respectively, in the Pac-12 in minutes played per game ... Ethan Thompson leads the team, and is tied for 10th in the Pac-12, in assist/turnover ratio (1.6) ... Ethan Thompson is shooting a team-best 86.4 percent (19-for-22) from the free throw line in the last four games.

vs. CALIFORNIA: Oregon State and California meet for the 150th time with the Golden Bears holding an 87-62 advantage, including a 44-24 edge in Berkeley. Cal has won five straight games in the series and 10 of the last 11 dating back to 2012.

Since the 1994-95 season, the Golden Bears are 16-3 on their home court with the
Oregon State wins coming in 1998, 2006 and 2009.

The teams have played three times each of the last two seasons. Cal won all three last season: 69-58 on Jan. 21 in Corvallis, 76-46 on Feb. 24 in Berkeley and 67-62 on March 8 in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas. Stephen Thompson Jr. averaged a team-best 18.7 points in the three games, while Kendal Manuel averaged 11.0 and Drew Eubanks averaged 10.3 points and 6.7 rebounds.

Two years ago, Oregon State won the first meeting, 77-71, on Jan. 9, 2016 at Gill Coliseum to snap a five-game losing streak in the series. Cal won the next two games, 83-71 on Feb. 13, 2016 in Berkeley and 76-68 on March 10, 2016 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas.

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