Northwest NBA PROspects

Kelly O

NWSB Insider Steve Lee breaks down which of the Northwest’s college hoops stars have a chance to hear their names called in the NBA draft. Although not a NW guy, per se, Shabazz Muhammed (UCAL) is the odds-on favorite from the Pac-12 to be taken in the lottery. Kelly Olynyk, CJ Wilcox, Eric Moreland and Devon Collier highlight the rest of the top 5, which Mike Moser, Peyton Siva, Brock Motum, Tony Woods and Arsalan Kazemi round out the top 10.

Oregon State basketball rewind: The 2012-2013 season

Roberto Nelson was the player of the year for OSU. (Oregonlive.com)

NWSB Editor and Insider recaps Oregon State’s 2012-2013 basketball season that ended with a loss to the Colorado Buffaloes in the first round of the 2013 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament. While the Beavers did have an impressive showing in out of conference play, their record in the Pac-12 kept them out of anymore postseason action. Roberto Nelson was the player of the year for Oregon State, dominating the team’s statistics,

Oregon State exits in first round of Pac 12 tourney

Joe Burton's career at OSU came to an end on Wednesday. (Mamta Popat/Arizona Daily Star)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon State’s performance against Colorado in the first round of the 2013 Men’s Basketball Tournament. Though the Beavers were able to manage a victory over the Buffaloes on Saturday, they could not repeat their impressive effort in the tournament, falling by a score of 74-68. Unfortunately for the Beavers, Colorado was able to put the game away at the line despite all of the late-game efforts being put on by the men from Corvallis.

Overachievers and underachievers for Oregon State’s basketball team

Craig Robinson OSU Beavers

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers basketball blogger Rick Stella gives you his overachievers and underachievers for a Beavers basketball squad that has been a little lackluster this season. The Beavers were 10-4 in out of conference play, while preparing for the Pac-12 schedule to start, and underwhelmed as their weak schedule dragged on. An early win over Purdue, coupled with the close losses to Alabama and Kansas, seemed like ages ago.

Devon Collier emerging as star for Beavs

Devon Collier has had an impressive start to his 2012-2013 campaign. (Photo: Jason DeCrow / AP)

Familiar face leading Beavers The Oregon State Beavers are off to a fantastic start to the season, currently tied for fifth in the Pac-12 at 6-2. Their lone losses on the season were close games to Alabama (62-65) and Kansas (78-84). OSU has a great group of athletes, and it’s by far Coach Robinson’s most […]

OSU is searching for Jared Cunningham’s replacement

Craig Robinson, Jared Cunningham

NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Rick Stella looks at the Beavers post Jared Cunningham. The Beaver’s 2011/12 leading scorer forwent his final year of eligibility to join the NBA. Now Craig Robinson is left wondering who fills the void. With a group of able players, it could be anybody’s role.

Pac 12 Preview: Oregon State Beavers strengths and weaknesses

Craig Robinson, Oregon State Basketball

NWSB insider Jon Irwin brings us his thoughts on the 2012/13 Oregon State Beavers basketball program’s strengths and weaknesses. Even without 2011/12 standout Jared Cunningham, the Beavers have amazing depth and scoring options. But the lack of a true game changer could hurt them when playing from behind.

2012 Preseason PAC 12 Men’s basketball preview

Scott Suggs

NWSB Writer Steve Lee previews and predicts which teams will make it to the NCAA March Madness tournament out of the Pac-12 this season. After putting out a pathetic showing as a conference last year, the PAC 12 is ready to make up for it in 2012-13 with a handful of top-tier freshmen, a number of solid experienced players and some reloaded rosters. UCLA, California, Stanford and Arizona are projected to qualify for the tournament, while Colorado and Washington are on the bubble.

*My* Northwest Hoops Pac 12 Starting Five

E.J. Singler

NWSB Writer Steve Lee talks about the best NCAA basketball players from the Northwest. When it comes to the ‘who’s who’ of the NCAA, the PAC 12 has been overlooked for a couple of years now. This year, there are a handful of names that highlight the PAC 12, and the Northwest corner of the conference will not be left out. Abdul Gaddy, C.J. Wilcox, E.J. Singler, Devon Collier and Brock Motum make up the potential All-NW starting five.

OSU Beavers Basketball 2012/13 – incoming players – notable recruits

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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.

Craig Robinson: Right man to lead OSU Basketball for foreseeable future

craig robinson OSU

One of our College Hoops fans Jason Green reports on OSU Coach Craig Robinson’s Successes and Failures thus far. He shares his opinion on what OSU Beavers fans should expect in the years to come. With key recruitments of Jarmal Reid and Maika Ostling, will the Beavs be headed for a PAC12 Championship? A berth at March Madness?

Craig Robinson & Oregon St. Hoops team off to a 6-1 start

Craig Robinson OSU Beavers

Oregon State Beavers coach Craig Robinson has them off to a 6-1 start in the Pac 12. They are dreaming of a Big Dance in March. Sophomore guard Jared Cunningham is the team’s leading scorer, Forward Devon Collier is the 2nd leading scorer, the frontcourt tandem of Eric Moreland (6 rpg) and Joe Burton (5.4 rpg) are the leading rebounders.

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