Oregon State vs. California: Recap and Stats

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Oregon State vs. California: Recap and Stats
Oregon State 68
(11-10, 1-4 away)
California 71
(12-8, 9-4 home)
Venue: Haas Pavilion
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, January 31, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Oregon State 41 27 68
California 33 38 71
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Oregon State R Nelson 25 E Moreland 9 J Burton 8
California A Crabbe 15 A Crabbe 8 J Cobbs 7

On Thursday, January 31st, Oregon State took on California and suffered a close loss to the Golden Bears 71-68 in conference play. The Beavers got a game-high 25 points and five rebounds from Roberto Nelson. Joe Burton had 14 points and added eight rebounds. For the Golden Bears, Allen Crabbe got a team-high 15 points and eight rebounds. Oregon State (11-10, 1-7 Pac 12) heads to Stanford (13-8, 4-4 Pac 12) on Sunday, February 3rd.

Oregon State Game Notes

  • Oregon State started 11-10 during the 2002, 1998, and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • OSU beat the spread by 4.0 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Beavers have beaten the spread.
  • The Beavers have been unlucky 5 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Oregon State has lost 30 close games.
  • Oregon State has lost 89% of the time this season (1-8) after recording 68 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 49.2% or better this season, Oregon State has lost 75% of the time (1-3).
  • The Beavers have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 4th loss of the season where the Beavers opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Roberto Nelson accounted for 36.7% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Eric Moreland and Joe Burton) accounted for 47.2% of the rebounds.
  • Roberto Nelson has led the team in scoring in 8 out of 21 games this season.
  • Eric Moreland has led the team in rebounding in 17 out of 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 9th 20-point game of Roberto Nelson's career.
  • Roberto Nelson has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Roberto Nelson had a career high with 10 field goals made.
  • Ahmad Starks has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Devon Collier has 4 straight double-digit point games.

California Game Notes

  • California won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Golden Bears won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, California has lost 27 close games.
  • Allen Crabbe recorded a team season high in three pointers attempted with 11.
  • The top two scorers (Allen Crabbe and Justin Cobbs) accounted for 40.8% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Allen Crabbe and Richard Solomon) accounted for 51.7% of the rebounds.
  • Allen Crabbe has led the team in scoring 13 times and in rebounding 5 times in 20 games this season.
  • Justin Cobbs set a career high with 4 three-pointers.
  • Allen Crabbe has 5 straight double-digit point games.
OSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Roberto Nelson342552200
A+Joe Burton341488202
BDevon Collier321060010
BAhmad Starks331203101
C+Eric Moreland33492015
C-L. Morris-Walker6310001
-O. Schaftenaar6010010
-Challe Barton6001000
D-Jarmal Reid16010001
Cal PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAllen Crabbe391582111
ARobert Thurman20863022
ARichard Solomon281272000
B+Justin Cobbs391417103
BDavid Kravish281253013
B-Tyrone Wallace14205000
B-Brandon Smith23612000
-Jeff Powers5001000
-Bak Bak4200100

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