Scores

Final

N. Colorado 56

(5-5, 0-5 away)

Oregon State 65

(6-4, 3-1 home)

    10:00 PM ET, December 19, 2007

    Gill Coliseum, Corvallis, Oregon

    1 2 T
    UNCO 24 3256
    ORST 30 3565

    Top Performers

    Northern Colorado: J. Banks 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Oregon St: S. Tarver 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    Oregon St. 65, N. Colorado 56

    Associated Press

    EDS: Oregon St 65, N. Colorado 56.

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -- Seth Tarver had 15 points and Oregon State outscored Northern Colorado 11-2 over the final four minutes Wednesday to pull out a 65-56 victory.

    Omari Johnson and Josh Tarver both added 10 points for Oregon State (6-4).

    Jabril Banks scored 17 points for Northern Colorado (5-5), while Sean Taibi added 12, all in the second half.

    Josh Tarver's floater capped a 7-0 run and gave Oregon State a 56-54 lead 3:35 to play.

    From there, Northern Colorado scored just once, a basket by Banks with 1:01 to go.

    Oregon State was 27-of-69 from the field and finished with a 41-28 rebounding advantage. Northern Colorado shot 19-of-42.

    Oregon State scored six straight points to go ahead 45-35 on a transition basket by Marcel Jones with 13:30 left as the Beavers matched their biggest lead of the game. But Taibi had the game's next eight points, including two 3-pointers.

    Oregon State had 12 offensive rebounds in the first half and led 30-24 at halftime despite shooting 13-of-36 from the field.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNCO
    ORST
    Points 56 65
    FG Made-Attempted 19-42 (.452) 27-69 (.391)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 4-17 (.235)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-16 (.875) 7-13 (.538)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 10

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