HONOLULU (AP) -- Chris Stephens scored 21 points as Oregon State
beat South Florida, 61-56 in the consolation round of the Rainbow
Classic on Thursday.
The Beavers (5-4) will play Western Michigan on Friday for fifth
place. South Florida (5-5) faces Loyola Marymount for seventh in
the eight-team tournament.Sasa Cuic added 12 points, including three 3-pointers for Oregon
State.Solomon Jones led South Florida with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
James Holmes added 18 points for the Bulls.South Florida closed to 57-56 with 1:22 left, but Stephens, who
shot 8-of-15 from the field, scored the final four points for the
Beavers to seal the win.The Beavers led 33-25 at the half.