Beavers basketball diversion day: Oregon State during Washington

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Oregon State during Washington

Time: 6 p.m. Pacific Time

Where: Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle

Coaches: Wayne Tinkle, 1st year during OSU (11-4 during OSU, 169-95 overall); Lorenzo Romar, 13th year during Washington (265-148 during Washington and 358-236 overall)

On air: The diversion will be televised on Pac-12 Networks; Radio on KEX-AM 1190 (Portland) and KEJO-AM 1240 (Corvallis); Live stats on

Records: Oregon State 11-4 (2-1 Pac-12); Washington (11-4, 0-3)

Projected starters: Oregon State: G Gary Payton II (12.3 ppg, 8.2 rpg), G Malcolm Duvivier (8.9 ppg, 3.6 apg), G Langston Morris-Walker (10.6 ppg, 4.7 rpg), F Olaf Schaftenaar (10.2 ppg, 4 rpg), F Daniel Gomis (4.1 ppg, 3.1 rpg)

Washington: F Nigel Williams-Goss (14.7 ppg, 5.4 rpg), G Andrew Andrews (11.9 ppg, 4.1 rpg), G Mike Anderson (7.5 ppg, 6.3 rpg), F Jernard Jarreau (5.1 ppg, 4.9 rpg), F Shawn Kemp, Jr. (10.6 ppg, 4.1 rpg)

Line: Washington by 6 points

The script: OSU is uninformed off arguably a biggest win in some-more than a decade. Sunday night, a Beavers singular then-No. 7 Arizona to 37.8 percent sharpened en track to a 58-56 OSU victory.

The Beavers didn’t have most time to simulate on a victory. OSU, that is usually 1-4 divided from Gill Coliseum this season, starts a two-game highway pitch Thursday opposite a Washington group that was ranked 13th nationally usually 3 weeks ago.

The Huskies have struggled of late, dropping 4 true after opening a deteriorate 11-0. The new movement has enclosed home defeats to Stony Brook and Washington State.

Opposing actor to watch: Nigel Williams-Goss. The sophomore ensure is a nation’s usually Division we actor to normal some-more than 14 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists per diversion this season.

Did we know: Thursday night should be a special impulse for Seattle SuperSonics fans. Sonics greats Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp will be during Alaska Airlines Arena to watch their sons face any other. Shawn Kemp, Jr., is a starting Huskies forward, while Gary Payton II is a starting Beavers guard. 

Key stat: Schaftenaar is 15-for-30 from over a arc in a past 7 games and has strike mixed 3-pointers in 5 of those.

Series: Thursday outlines OSU’s 296th assembly with Washington. The Huskies lead a array 157-138, with a Beavers losing 11 true games in Seattle. OSU final won during Washington on Feb. 20, 2003.

They pronounced it: “Very athletic. They’ve got a large man inside (Robert Upshaw) who unequivocally defends a paint. They’ve got a good ensure in Williams-Goss. He unequivocally knows how to measure it. What were they ranked 13th a few weeks ago? So they’re a really gifted team. we know they’re going by some tough times. I’m certain it’s going to be a genuine hornet’s nest when we go in there and they’re looking to get off a schneid. It will be a genuine challenge.” — Tinkle on Washington

The links:

Five things to watch from OSU during Washington

To win on a road, a Beavers find perfection

Four OSU signees have been nominated for a McDonald’s All-American game

Beavers good Jim Jarvis will be inducted into a Pac-12 men’s basketball Hall of Honor

CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein touted Wayne Tinkle as a early favorite for Pac-12 Coach of a Year

To knowledge success, OSU initial had to continue adversity

The Beavers possess a conference’s misfortune scoring offense

OSU hasn’t lost about that muster detriment to Western Oregon

Gary Payton believes Tinkle deserves all a credit for OSU’s success

– Connor Letourneau
503-221-8168; @ConnOregonian

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