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Oregon State looks to seep Oregon

Posted at 6:45 AM, Feb 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-15 06:45:23-05

Oregon (15-9, 6-5) vs. Oregon State (15-8, 7-4)

Gill Coliseum, Corvallis, Oregon; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Oregon State goes for the season sweep over Oregon after winning the previous matchup in Eugene. The teams last faced each other on Jan. 5, when the Beavers shot 51 percent from the field while limiting Oregon to just 37.7 percent en route to a five-point victory.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: The rugged Tres Tinkle is putting up 19.6 points and 7.3 rebounds to lead the way for the Beavers. Stephen Thompson Jr. is also a primary contributor, accounting for 16 points and 4.6 rebounds per game. The Ducks have been led by Payton Pritchard, who is averaging 12.1 points, four rebounds and 4.3 assists.

POTENT PAYTON: Pritchard has connected on 33.8 percent of the 130 3-pointers he's attempted and has gone 9 for 19 over the last three games. He's also converted 90 percent of his free throws this season.

SCORING THRESHOLDS: Oregon is 0-6 when opposing teams score 73 or more points. Oregon State is a perfect 14-0 when its offense scores at least 72 points. The Beavers have averaged 73 points per game over their last five.

WINNING WHEN: Oregon State is a perfect 14-0 when it scores at least 72 points. The Beavers are 1-8 when scoring any fewer than that.

DID YOU KNOW: Oregon State is ranked second among Pac-12 teams with an offensive rebound percentage of 32.5 percent. The Beavers have averaged 10.6 offensive boards per game.

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