OSU Vs. Stanford in their 136th Superbowl Sunday Meeting

OSU Vs. Stanford in their 136th Superbowl Sunday Meeting
February 3, 2013, 11:00 am
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OSU (11-10, 1-7), Stanford (13-8,4-4)

Oregon State is coming off one of their more productive road performances, and if they can see past the score and hone in on everything they did right, the Beavers could find a way to their first conference road victory today. Roberto Nelson shot 25 points, connecting on 10 of 16 from the field, while Joe Burton had 14 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in that 71-68 loss to Cal.

Look for Devon Collier to bring his best game; he's just 19 shy of 1,000 career points.

On the other hand, Stanford just knocked off top ten Oregon in an impressive showing. They also routed Utah 87-56 last weekend. The Cardinal don't intend to let OSU to ruin their party.

Stanford’s junior forward Dwight Powell leads the Cardinal with 14.4 points per game. Powell is averaging 7.9 rebounds a game this season. His teammate Chasson Randle, a sophomore guard, is averaging 13.9 points.  

Josh Huestis, a junior forward for Stanford, is nearly averaging a double-double this season with 9.3 points per game and 9.1 rebounds.  Huestis also has 2.1 blocks a game for the season.

OSU is now tied for last in the Pac-12.

GAME NOTES:

From Oregon State Athletics

The Beavers and Cardinal are meeting on Super Bowl Sunday for the 136th time in history. Oregon State holds the 71-64 advantage.

The Beavers have had close games against its opponents as its last three losses have come by a combined seven points.

The Beavers lead the Pac-12 in three-point shooting as they are shooting 36.8 percent.

Oregon State is averaging 74.0 points and 37.9 rebounds per game while shooting 45.6
percent from the field. However, they're allowing a league-worst 69.6 points per game.

The Cardinal swept last year's regular season series against the Beavers, winning 103-101 in quadruple-overtime at Gill Coliseum and 87-82 at home.