Oregon State won the only meeting between the teams two years ago, 82-81, on February 24, 2016 in Corvallis when Stephen Thompson Jr. made a 3-pointer at the buzzer. McIntosh made a couple free throws for the Ducks before Kenny Wooten dunked to push the lead to 46-37. The Beavers defeated Washington two straight times at Gill Coliseum and held a 97-49 all-time advantage in games played in Corvallis.
Tinkle seemed to make the right play every time he had the ball in the mid-range area, whether he wanted to kick it back out to the perimeter, take the short jumper, or take it into the teeth of the defense.
"If you like offensive basketball, that was the game for you tonight", Graves said. Robert Franks and Malachi Flynn are averaging 18 and 15 points per game respectively. Last time out did not go well for Washington State.
OR blew the game open in the third quarter, outscoring Washington 27-15.
But McWilliams was able to get a good look and was fouled. Almost two years ago, on February 24, 2016, Thompson drilled a buzzer-beating 3-pointer as the Beavers beat Washington 82-81 at Gill Coliseum. "It's a young team and they showed fight and they had each other's back".
OR and Washington State tipoff at 5 pm Pacific Time on ESPNU.
Channeling half-Stephen Curry and half-Klay Thompson, the Oregon State junior lived up to his namesakes on the final possession by creating just enough space to square up and sink a 3-pointer that broke the tie with 0.3 seconds remaining. Eubanks added 18 points and 13 rebounds.
Mikayla Pivec added 15 points, seven assists and five rebounds for OSU. He added six assists and four rebounds.
Washington State stayed in the game with hot shooting off the screen, especially by Hristova, who shot 9-for-23 from the field.
Noah Dickerson scored 14 points to lead the Huskies (17-6, 7-3), who had their four-game winning streak snapped.
"I thought it was one of our best efforts of the year", Daugherty said.
"Sabrina was quiet. She didn't force too much", Graves said.
This in turn made outside shots harder to guard as the game moved from regulation into the extra periods.
"The most important thing is your health", he said.
The Cougars played Friday's game without two starters, Caila Hailey and Louise Brown, and key contributor Nike McClure, who have all been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules.
#5 Notre Dame 85, Georgia Tech 69: Arike Ogunbowale overcame a first-half scoreless drought of almost 17 minutes to finish with 27 points and Jackie Young scored 22 points on 10-of-13 shootin for the host Irish (23-2, 11-1 ACC).
The 6-foot-4 sophomore was part of an OR front line that outscored Washington 46-18 in the paint and made up for a quiet night by Sabrina Ionescu, the leading scorer in the Pac-12 at 19.9 points per game.