The Huskies gave themselves a big boost by knocking off No. 7 Oregon. Now they have to build on it by taking care of business against Oregon State.
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And here are some preview notes on the game:
OREGON STATE (9-12 overall, 1-7 Pac-10)
AT WASHINGTON (12-7, 2-6)
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1 p.m. Saturday, Edmundson Pavilion.
Series: Washington leads, 143-134. The 277 games are the third most between two schools in NCAA Division I history. The Huskies swept last season: 69-65 in Seattle, and 96-63 in Corvallis.
Statistical leaders: For OSU, F Marcel Jones, 16.7 ppg and 6 rpg; G Josh Tarver, 3.6 apg. For UW, C Spencer Hawes, 15.2 ppg; F Jon Brockman, 9.6 rpg; G Justin Dentmon, 4.3 apg.
Scouting report: This game will conclude the first half of Pac-10 play for both schools. … The Beavers return their starting frontcourt from last season: senior center Kyle Jeffers and junior forwards Sasa Cuic and Marcell Jones. They are combining to average 36.3 points and 15.3 rebounds per game. … Cuic (elbow) and Wesley Washington (wrist) both returned to the OSU starting lineup Thursday at Washington State. Cuic had a team-high 17 points in the loss to the Cougars. … OSU has committed more turnovers than its opponent only three times in 21 games. … UW has outrebounded 18 of 19 opponents this season. The Beavers have been outrebounded in seven straight games. … OSU is last in the conference in free throw shooting (61.2 percent).
Next: 6 p.m. Thursday, at Arizona State, Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe, Ariz.