Oregon State beats Texas-Pan American 84-59
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Ahmad Starks had 21 points and Oregon State pulled away from Texas-Pan American in the second half Monday afternoon for a 84-59 win.
Joe Burton had 18 points and tied a season high with 10 rebounds for Oregon State (10-3), which bounced back from its first home loss of the season to heavy underdog Towson just two days ago.
Texas-Pan American trailed by 18 at halftime but closed within 50-39 on an Aaron Urbanus 3-pointer with 14:03 left.
The Beavers answered with six straight points to go up 17 and later scored six more in a row to go ahead 66-43 and put the game out of reach.
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