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31 Point Game From Talia Von Oelhoffen Gives Beavers 63-61 Win Over USC

31 Point Game From Talia Von Oelhoffen Gives Beavers 63-61 Win Over USC

Photo by Brian Murphy/Icon Sportswire via Von Oelhoffen’s career performance, and some overtime heroics from Kennedy Brown, give the Beavers a big win. With the Beavers just outside of ESPN’s latest bracketology, the Oregon State women needed a big win over the USC Trojans tonight to keep themselves in the postseason conversation. It looked like OSU was in for another frustrating, low scoring performance tonight, before a legendary performance from Talia Von Oelhoffen and some overtime heroics from Kennedy Brown gave the Beavers a much needed victory. Oregon...
Building The Dam Jan 26, 2022
Oregon State Women’s Basketball: Cougars hold off Oregon State and earn the win 58-51

Oregon State Women’s Basketball: Cougars hold off Oregon State and earn the win 58-51

Photo by Brian Murphy/Icon Sportswire via Beavers can’t overcome sluggish start and drop the game to Washington State.  Following their win against Washington on Jan. 23 the Oregon State (9-5, Pac-12 2-2) women's team got ready for another midday showdown against the Washington State Cougars (11-6, Pac-12 3-3) on Jan. 26. The game was originally scheduled for last week but due to WSU COVID-19 issues, the game was rescheduled for today. The Beavers offense struggled out of the gate, scoring only 6 points in the first quarter and having 14 turnovers in the first...
Building The Dam Jan 23, 2022
Oregon State Women’s Basketball: Beavers Beat Washington 47-41

Oregon State Women’s Basketball: Beavers Beat Washington 47-41

Photo by Brian Murphy/Icon Sportswire via Oregon State comes out on top in a low scoring, physical battle with the Huskies. The Oregon State Beavers and Washington Huskies put on a defensive showcase Sunday afternoon, with both teams struggling to get past each other’s front court pressure. The Beavers emerged on top, pulling out a 47-41 win to move them to 9-4 overall and 2-1 in the Pac-12. The Huskies drop to 5-7, and 0-4 in conference play. After Haley Van Dyke gave Washington the first points of the night, a Talia von Oelhoffen three gave the Beavers a lead...
Building The Dam Jan 22, 2022
Oregon State Women’s Basketball: Previewing the Washington Huskies

Oregon State Women’s Basketball: Previewing the Washington Huskies

Photo by Jacob Snow/Icon Sportswire via The Huskies were predicted to finish in the bottom of the Pac-12. Could they give the Beavers some trouble? After finally getting their conference schedule started, the Beavers managed to pick up their biggest win of the season Monday night, taking down a Colorado squad that has been very tough this season. After being forced to postpone their game against Washington State, the Beavers will return to action Sunday afternoon, traveling to Seattle to take on the Washington Huskies. Here’s a quick run down on their next...
Building The Dam Jan 21, 2022
Washington’s second-half propels them over Oregon State

Washington’s second-half propels them over Oregon State

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Huskies overtake the Beavers in the second half for the 82-72 win. The Oregon State (3-14 Pac-12 1-6) men’s team has played some of their best basketball in the past few contests but they haven’t been able to put all 40 minutes together and come away with a win. One of the hottest teams in the Pac-12 rolled into Gill Coliseum on Thursday evening, the Washington Huskies (9-7 Pac-12 4-2) had won their previous two conference matchups and were looking to make it three in a row against the Beavs. Washington’s Head Coach Mike Hopkins...
Building The Dam Jan 17, 2022
Oregon State Women’s Basketball: Beavers Take Down Colorado 69-66 In Overtime

Oregon State Women’s Basketball: Beavers Take Down Colorado 69-66 In Overtime

Photo by Brian Murphy/Icon Sportswire via OSU pulled out all the stops to get their biggest win of the season The Beavers picked up their biggest win of the season Monday afternoon, taking down the 22nd ranked Colorado Buffaloes 69-66 in an overtime thriller. Clutch shooting from Ellie Mack and Talia Von Oelhoffen alongside an amazing defensive performance from Jelena Mitrovic gave the Beavers their first conference win of the year, improving their record to 8-4 overall and 1-1 in the Pac-12. Colorado’s Jalyn Sherrod scored the first points of the game, but a Talia...
Building The Dam Jan 16, 2022
UCLA downs Oregon State, 81-65

UCLA downs Oregon State, 81-65

Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports UCLA eventually pulls away from Oregon State with some hot shooting. Oregon State (3-13 Pac-12 1-5) has played well in their last two games but haven’t been able to pick up wins. The Beavers came into this game as big 16 point underdogs against UCLA (11-2 Pac-12 3-1) who was handed their second loss on the season by the other team in Oregon and was looking to get back on the winning side. Oregon State held UCLA’s leading scorer Johnny Juzang to 5 points in the first half but Juzang caught fire in the second half and finished the game...
Building The Dam Jan 14, 2022
Arizona women edge Oregon State in final seconds

Arizona women edge Oregon State in final seconds

Photo by Brian Murphy/Icon Sportswire via A Wildcats made jumper with less than 5 seconds left lifts Arizona over Oregon State. The Oregon State (7-4) Women’s basketball team returned to action after nearly a month off by welcoming Adia Barnes and her 7th ranked Arizona Wildcats (12-1) to Gill Coliseum on Thursday night. The Beavers were looking for their first win since beating Northern Iowa at the Maui Jim Classic on Dec. 19 and their first home win since beating Pacific on Dec. 1. The Beavers and Wildcats fought until the final seconds of the game and a Shaina...
Building The Dam Jan 14, 2022
Oregon State Men’s Basketball: Beavers Fall to Trojans 81-71

Oregon State Men’s Basketball: Beavers Fall to Trojans 81-71

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Beavers have looked great in their last few games, but can’t close out a win. After just falling short against Oregon Monday night, the Oregon State Men suffered another heartbreaking loss, with the team failing to close out their upset bid against the #5 USC Trojans, losing 81-71. The Beavers fall to 3-11 on the season, and 1-3 in Pac-12 play. They are currently second from the bottom in the Pac-12 standings, just above 1-5 Utah. USC, meanwhile, improves to 13-1 overall and 3-1 in the Pac-12, second in the conference behind...
Building The Dam Jan 11, 2022
Oregon State MBB: Beavers Fall Just Short Against Oregon, Lose 78-76

Oregon State MBB: Beavers Fall Just Short Against Oregon, Lose 78-76

Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard / USA TODAY NETWORK Despite one of their most impressive performances of the season, OSU fails to get the win. While much of the country was watching the College Football National Championship Game, the Oregon State Men’s Basketball team was back in action, with the Ducks coming up to Corvallis for the Beavers’ first game of 2022. Sadly, an impressive second hand comeback fell just short, with Oregon State falling to the Ducks 78-76. The Ducks and Beavers battled back and forth in the first half of the game, with Oregon State...
Building The Dam Jan 5, 2022
Oregon State Basketball: Beavers Postpone Men’s and Women’s Weekend Games

Oregon State Basketball: Beavers Postpone Men’s and Women’s Weekend Games

Photo by Soobum Im/ The Men’s game against Oregon and the Women’s games against California and Stanford will be played at later dates Both Oregon State basketball programs continue to have their schedules ravaged by a surge in Covid-19 cases, with three games set for this weekend having to be postponed. The Men’s Basketball team was set to host the rivalry matchup against the Ducks this weekend at Gill Coliseum, but issues within the Ducks program forced the postponement. Meanwhile, the Women’s Basketball was set to travel to northern California to open their...
Building The Dam Dec 29, 2021
Oregon State Women’s Basketball Games Against Colorado and Utah Postponed

Oregon State Women’s Basketball Games Against Colorado and Utah Postponed

Photo by Soobum Im/ Due to Covid issues with the Buffaloes and Utes, the Beavers will be off for another week. This evening the Oregon State Athletics Department announced that this weekend’s women’s basketball games against Colorado, scheduled for December 31st, and Utah, scheduled for January 2nd, would have to be postponed due to Covid-19 protocols among the visiting programs. This is the third game in a row the Beavers have had to postpone or cancel, with the cancellation of Tuesday’s scheduled game against North Carolina Central the first casualty of the...

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