Oregon State vs. Washington Game Notes Preview
Game History (Information from game notes posted on each of the teams’ athletic website)
The Huskies have beaten the Beavers 16 times in its last 20 meetings. But the Huskies are coming off of a loss to Utah at home, which had not won a game in the Pac-12 prior to beating Washington on Saturday.
Washington will be looking for revenge after the Beavers defeated the Huskies in last years Pac-12 Tournament as the Beavers beat the top seeded huskies, 86-84.
The Huskies are trying to win their fourth-straight road game in Pac-12 play. If Washington beats the Beavers, it will be the first time since 1953 that they have had a record of 4-0 on the road in conference play.
Washington has four starters who are averaging at least 10 points per game. C.J Wilcox is averaging 19 points. While Oregon State has 6 of its players on the team who are averaging at least 10 points a game.
The Beavers are averaging 74.6 points per game, which is fourth in the Pac-12.
Oregon State is second in the Pac-12 in three- point percentage at 36.7 percent
Roberto Nelson is leading the Beavers in scoring, averaging 16 points per game, while Devon Collier is helping carry the load as well as he is averaging 14 points.
Eric Moreland is second in the Pac-12 in rebounding (10.9).
Junior guard C.J Wilcox for the Huskies is leading his team in scoring, averaging 19 points per game.
Washington coach Lorenzo Romar: -- (Quotes from Seattle Times press conference)
“They will be a different team than what they have shown in past couple of games.”
“Their length bothers everyone. Last year they were talented and this year they are talented.”
C.J Wilcox Quote: (From Seattle Times also)
“That was not a pleasant memory. They knocked us out of the tournament, so we are going to try and get some revenge somehow.”
“We know how they play. We know their players. Hopefully, we can come out with a little more energy. They have a lot of length and taller guys up top.”
Oregon State coach Craig Robinson: (Quotes from KVAL sports video)
"You’ve got to play consistently well if you want to beat these teams.”
“I suspect them to come here and be hungry because they just lost a game … I think for all of us, last year is ancient history. We have to be prepared for their best game.”