Scores

Final

Howard 72

(3-8, 1-1 MEAC)

Oregon State 93

(8-2, 6-1 home)

    10:00 PM ET, December 15, 2011

    Gill Coliseum, Corvallis, Oregon

    1 2 T
    HOW 30 4272
    ORST 49 4493

    Top Performers

    Howard: P. Okoroh 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

    Oregon State: A. Starks 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    Oregon St. 93, Howard 72

    Associated Press

    CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Ahmad Starks scored 22 and Angus Brandt added 21 points, both career highs, to lead Oregon State to a 93-72 win against Howard Thursday night.

    Roberto Nelson added 20 points and eight rebounds for Oregon State (8-2), off to its best start since the 1984-85 team opened 8-1.

    Brandon Ford and Prince Okoroh had 13 points apiece for Howard (3-8).

    Starks, a sophomore, scored eight points in a 19-4 run that put Oregon State ahead 37-18 with 5:09 left in the half. Brandt, a junior from Australia, matched Starks' 14 first-half points as the Beavers led 49-30.

    Oregon State led by as many as 36 points in the second half and the Bison got no closer than 17.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HOW
    ORST
    Points 72 93
    FG Made-Attempted 24-61 (.393) 31-60 (.517)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 9-21 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-22 (.773) 22-31 (.710)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 36

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