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Oregon State Squeaks out Win over Cal - Feb 10, 2019


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Corvallis, OR - Cal looked to continue its winning ways against Oregon State as they won nine of their last ten games against the Beavers, with a six game winning streak. Oregon State was the last Pac-12 opponent that Cal beat. Oregon State had a different game plan in mind as they entered this home game looking to get back into the win column following a disappointing loss to Stanford. Oregon State prevailed 79-71 after Cal got within two points late in the contest.

The game started out very slow marred by eight combined turnovers from both teams within the first eight minutes of the game. Following this the Golden Bears begin to march to the drumbeat of 6-3 sophomore guard Darius McNeill who had a impressive first half displaying his shooting and shot selection as he helped California to a lead with his 16 points (7-9 FG, 2-4 3 FG). McNeill made shots in the interior of the paint with either hand, from midrange and with deep three pointers. Then the Beavers went on a 10-0 run to close out the first half as senior guard Stephen Thompson Jr. connected on a three pointer at the halftime buzzer to give the Beavers a 38-32 halftime lead.

Cal had a very strong showing in the game as they made Oregon State earn this victory, Cal got as close as 73-71 with 1:31 to play, then Ethan Thompson (6'6''-SG-99) made a series of plays to close out the game with his defense, rebounding, and free throws to catapult the Beavers to the eight-point victory. The Golden Bears have an abundance of youth on the roster and should be a team to keep on the radar the next few seasons.

For Oregon State, 6-5 sophomore guard Ethan Thompson was solid in this game. He did a tremendous job of facilitating the tempo on both defense and offense. He finished the game with 20 points (6-9 FG, 8-8 FT), seven rebounds and six assists. Thompson displayed good vision, toughness, direction, and leadership from the point guard position, often drawing 2-3 defenders as he penetrated making solid decisions distributing the ball. Senior guard Stephen Thompson Jr. scored 21 points (8-14 FG, 3-8 3FG, 2-3 FT) and did a good job of complementing his brother. Thompson Jr. made a few tough shots throughout the game that inspired the Beavers. Pac-12 player of the week Tres Tinkle finished with 19 points (6-11 FG, 2-4 3 FG, 5-5 FT) to go along with four rebounds, two assists and three steals.

For California, 6-7 sophomore Forward Justice Sueing, their leading scorer is also the team's best individual defender. A talented player who does a little of everything, Sueing has a quick shooting release, with an athletic bounce, plays hard on both ends of the floor, is not afraid of contact and defends in the passing lanes well. He finished with 16 points (6-9 FG, 4-4 FT) and three rebounds. 6-0 junior transfer point guard Paris Austin has speed and strength with a + wingspan. That helps him play the passing lanes on defense very well. Austin plays at a nice tempo and battles on both ends. He finished with six points (2-4 FG, 2-2 FT), five rebounds, four assists and two steals. 6-3 sophomore guard McNeill has extremely quick feet and hands, a fast burst off the dribble, good change of speeds and explosive slashing to the paint with either hand. The lefty shooting guard can put points on the board quickly in a variety of ways and has 15 games this season with multiple three pointers. 6-4 freshman guard Matt Bradley is the strongest of the guards and is explosive power driving the ball to the hoop. 7-3 freshman center Conner Vanover has a very bright upside and very well may be the cornerstone Cal's program in the upcoming seasons. He finished with 15 points (6-9 FG, 2-3 3FG, 1-2 FT), four rebounds, and four blocks. He is a special talent with good hands and a nice soft shooting touch. The lengthy big man can mix it up inside and out and has range. Getting stronger physically will make him a very tough player in the future.

Oregon State (15-8, 7-4) hosts Oregon (14-9, 5-5) next Saturday, while California (5-18, 0-11) hosts UCLA (12-12, 5-6) on February 13th.

This article was written by Lorenzo Leaks, a correspondent and scout for NetScouts Basketball.
  




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