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Who and what the Oregon St. Beavers lose this year

Good luck on your future endeavors Joe! (Mamta Popat/Arizona Daily Star)

NWSB insider and Beavers blogger Jon Irwin takes a look back at the career of senior Joe Burton, as the Beaver hoops star heads towards graduation. Burton began his Oregon State career in 2009, and will go down as one of the most beloved Beavers of all time.

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.

Oregon State releases new brand, & cool uniforms

Oregon State's new logo. (Eugenedailynews.com)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon State’s recent rebranding efforts that occurred this week. While there have been mixed reviews about the uniforms, Chris notes that there are both good and bad aspects to the new brand at Oregon State. And while the logo and football uniforms receive decent marks, the new basketball uniforms nail it with their modern and bold look.

Mike Riley’s key to victory: In-N-Out Burgers

Mike Riley

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin takes a look at how Mike Riley is motivating the Beavers this season. After road wins at UCLA and Arizona, the elder statesmen treated his team to some classic American fast food. There’s nothing like In-N-Out Burgers hey Mike? What will Riley do next week for an encore? He will have to find some other way to motivate his boys.

Could the Beavers Mike Riley be on the chopping block?

Mike Riley

NWSB Writer Rick Stella talks about whether or not Oregon State Beavers football coach Mike Riley is safe in Corvalis or not. With the chopping block all dusted off this past season with four Pac-12 coaches out of jobs, Mike Riley had better find a way to win some football games or his name will be next on this list. It’s not Pac-12 championship game or bust for the Beavers, but even a three win turn around would probably save his job.

OSU’s Mike Riley continues to transform the Beavers into a threat

Mike Riley

NWSB Writer Blair Thomas talks about Mike Riley, head coach of the Oregon State Beavers football program. Upon his first arrival in 1997-98, Riley went 8-14 in a pair of seasons, and went 5-6 in just his second season as head coach in 1998, before leaving to coach the San Diego Chargers in 1999. The significance of a five-win season cannot be lost in the defense of Riley because of the inability to get one in Corvallis during a quarter-century before his arrival.

Beaver Nation fearless predictions: Oregon State Beavers 2012 season

Beavers Predictions

NWSB Writer Rick Stella talks about his five boldest and fearless predictions for the Oregon State Beavers in this upcoming college football season. The Beavers will not only achieve some of the modest goals they’ve set for themselves, but shock the country as well. OSU Will Beat U of O in the Annual Civil War Game, and Rick says the Beavers will be bowl eligible in 2012. Sean Mannion will be special too.

Five defensive impact players for the Washington Huskies in 2012

The defense will have to step it up if we're going to be seeing any sights like this in 2012 (photo bobbydradio.com)

NWSB insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us his top 5 defensive players to watch for the 2012 season. With many of the players on the list saving their best games of the year for the Apple Cup against Washington State, there were others who put on their best display in the Alamo Bowl against the Baylor Bears. Names on the list include, Hau’oli Jamora, John Timu, Princeton Fuimaono, Gregory Ducre, and Nate Fellner.

Top 5 games on the OSU Beavers schedule in 2012

Civil War

NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Jon Irwin tells us his top 5 matchups on the Beavers schedule for the 2012 season. September 8th, versus Wisconsin in 2012 represents OSU’s biggest out of conference stage, and another chance to prove they’re a strong football team. The last game of the season is always the biggest for OSU. The 2012 Civil War vs. Chip Kelly’s Oregon Ducks.

Five Beavers that need to make a big impression in 2012

Sean Mannion

NW Sports Beat Insider Jonathan Irwin highlights five players that will have impact seasons on the offensive side of the ball for the Oregon State Beavers. Players included are Sean Mannion, Markus Wheaton, Brandin Cooks, Caleb Smith, and Isaac Seumalo. OSU has reloaded the offense as the program hopes to make a high powered splash in 2012.

Flash Forward: Projecting the top 5 northwest hoops players for 2012/13

Kevin Pangos

Gaddy and Pangos Among Best Summer basketball camp season is upon us all and there could not be a more perfect time to gather around the campfire and discuss who would be among the counselors at the 2012 Pacific Northwest Top Players Camp. There are a litany of Pacific Northwest players that would have made […]