Oregon State left no doubt against outmanned Northwest University, using a 30-0 first-half run to roll to a 114-42 win Friday morning at Gill Coliseum.
The Beavers (2-0) scored 100 points for the second time of coach Wayne Tinkle’s seven-year tenure. Ethan Thompson hit 7 of 9 shots and scored 17 points as six Beavers scored in double figures.
OSU shot 66% from the floor (44 of 67), and hit 10 of 18 from three-point range. The Beavers forced 20 Northwest turnovers, and the NAIA school from Bellevue, Washington, shot 28% (16 of 57) from the floor.
The Beavers trailed 5-4 early, but soon embarked on a nine-minute stretch when they blanked Northwest while extending the lead to 41-7. Oregon State led 57-15 at halftime. The Beavers’ largest lead was the final margin.
Every healthy player on OSU’s roster played, including the first-ever action from Joey Potts, who scored five points.
Jarod Lucas scored 14 points, Maurice Calloo and Zach Reichle had 12, and Isaiah Johnson and Tariq Silver each scored 10 for Oregon State.
Northwest (0-2) lost to California 86-61 on Thursday in Corvallis.
Oregon State returns to action at 7 p.m. Wednesday when the Beavers open the Pac-12 season at Washington State.
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