NWSB Insider Rick Stella has been following Oregon State Men’s Basketball recruiting for the 2012-2013 recruiting class. Coach Craig Robinson found some future stars in hometown kid Maika Ostling, Jarmal Reid and Langston Morris-Walker.
NWSB insider Rick Stella brings us his take on the announcement that Oregon State Beavers basketball player Jared Cunningham is going to declare for the 2012 NBA Draft. While fans may be upset with the decision, history shows it was probably a good bet. Now that he’s leaving Oregon State, though, can players like Roberto Nelson and Ahmad Starks step up to fill the void Cunningham leaves behind?
NWSB Insider & Managing Editor “Q” tells us college football is also getting ready to get into their spring practices and four Pac 12 programs are looking ahead to the regular season, which kicks off in September. The Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Washington St. Cougars, and Washington Huskies will all return competitive teams in the 2012 Pac 12 season.
NWSB Insider and Pac 12 college basketball blogger Rick Stella tells us call it a good omen, or whatever you want, but if the Oregon State Beavers can put together the kind of performances that we saw during the PAC-12 tournament, Western Illinois should pose little threat to the Beavers. Jared Cunningham and Sophomore forward, Devon Collier will be on top of their games for OSU.
Did you miss the Washington Huskies vs. Oregon State Beavers Pac 12 conference tournament basketball game Thursday? We’ve got the highlights loaded for our Pac 12 Hoops fans. Tony Wroten scored a career-high 29 points but missed four straight late free throws. Washington is first No. 1 seed to lose its first game in the Pac-12 tournament. Jared Cunningham had 18 points and 10 boards.
Huskies insider Brandon Choate brings us his Love em & Hate em from the Washington Huskies loss to Oregon State in the Pac-12 tournament. He loves Tony Wroten, but hates him at the same time. He also loves Lorenzo Romar and the comeback the team made against Oregon State. He hates the team’s inability to shoot free throws and the amount of fouls between Abdul Gaddy, Aziz N’Diaye, Terrence Ross and Darnell Gant.
Did you miss the Washington State Cougars vs. Oregon State Beavers Pac 12 conference tournament basketball game Wednesday? We’ve got the highlights loaded for our Pac 12 Hoops fans. Brock Motum scored 18 points. Ahmad Starks hit four 3-pointers. Former OSU stars A.C. Green and Gary Payton sat together courtside. Jared Cunningham saw his streak of scoring in double figures end at 22 games.
Jason Green weighs in with his Oregon Ducks vs. Oregon State Beavers Sunday CBB basketball Preview and a free prediction to boot. NCAA basketball odds favor the Beavers by 3.5. The over/under is set at 152. Oregon State leading scorer Jared Cunningham (18.6 ppg) is coming off a 10-point game, he’ll bounce back. Devoe Joseph (16.3 ppg) and E.J. Singler (13.4 ppg) will need to play well for the Ducks.
NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his reasons why the Oregon State Beavers don’t deserve to make the NIT tournament yet. Although anything is possible in this year’s Pac-12, these Beavers are not anywhere close to the memories of when Gary Payton was a Beaver. Craig Robinson is slowly bringing this team back to relevance and if the team can make a run at the Pac-12 tournament.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today as Matt Martz profiles current Oregon St. Beavers Football Coach Mike Riley. Riley has spent time at all levels of football, from playing college ball to assistant coaching and head coaching at the college level, the CFL and the NFL. How key is he though to the success of the Beavers? Martz will tell you.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers blogger Rick Stella brings us a good piece on the Beavers today. Jared Cunningham is under the spotlight for the Beavs. Jared’s school record for steals by a sophomore saw him eclipsing, who else, Gary Payton by 13 steals. Payton, in the ’87-88 season, thieved 72 balls, whereas Cunningham swiped 85, linking him with the “next Gary Payton” moniker.