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Andrew Chatfield Jr. pumps up the crowd at the Las Vegas Bowl at Allegiant Stadium on Dec. 18. Chatfield Jr. recorded a sack and a tackle for a loss against Florida quarterback Jack Miller III.

Welcome to The DAM Mailbag: Beaver basketball, football, and the PAC-12 2023 football schedule

Ryan Harlan, Sports Columnist
February 6, 2023

Welcome to The DAM Mailbag, this is my mailbag where I answer any questions that are on your mind about Oregon State sports. Anything that you, the reader, wanted to be answered, I will have here in this...

Freshman guard, Jordan Pope, drives past Nique Clifford en route to scoring two of his 19 total points for the game. Pope tallied 36 minutes in the game against Colorado.

The Beavers hold the Buffaloes to season low 52 points in victory

Ryan Harlan, Sports Writer
January 29, 2023

A dominant second-half performance from freshman guard Jordan Pope propelled the Oregon State men’s basketball team to a 60-52 victory over the University of Colorado Saturday night at Gill Coliseum...

Forward Glen Taylor Jr. fights against the Utes offense in an attempt to break the lead.

Beaver offense goes cold in loss to Utah

Ben Pahl , Sports Contributor
January 27, 2023

The Oregon State men’s basketball team suffered a 63-44 home defeat to the Utah Utes on Thursday night in Gill Coliseum. On a night where they didn’t have good matchups down low, the Beavers’...

Freshman forward, Michael Rataj, attempts a free throw during the first half of the Beavers game agains the Arizona State Sun Devils on Jan. 14 in Gill Coliseum. Rataj played 32 minutes, marking the highest of his season, and contributed towards six field goals, also a season high.

Rataj’s 17 points not enough in Beavers’ late spark against the Sun Devils, ends in a 74-69 Beaver loss

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
January 14, 2023

It was another case of costly turnovers at Gill Coliseum Saturday afternoon as the Arizona State Sun Devils defeated the Oregon State Beavers at home.  Some positives were shown by the Beavers today,...

Oregon State mens basketball head coach, Wayne Tinkle, expresses his disappointment in the play during Thursdays matchup against the No. 9 ranked Arizona Wildcats. The Beavers now drop to 7-10 on the season.

The Beavers second half surge falls short in an 86-74 loss against the Wildcats

Sydni Zidarevich, Sports Contributor
January 13, 2023

Freshman guard, Jordan Pope, and senior forward, Dzmitry Ryuny, returned to their usual spots as the starting lineup after being on the bench last week against Colorado. Freshman forward Michael Rataj...

Glenn Taylor Jr. (left), wraps his arm around Dexter Akanno during the opening basketball game of the season on Nov. 8. Taylor and Akanno combined for only nine points against the Aggies in College Station.

Beaver defense allows 46 second half points from the Aggies, losing another game

Ben Pahl, Sports Contributor
December 11, 2022

The Oregon State men’s basketball team suffered a 72-54 defeat at the hands of the Texas A&M Aggies on Sunday afternoon in College Station, Texas.   The first 20 minutes of the contest were...

Senior forward Dzmitry Ryuny surveys his options while being guarded by a Flordia A&M defender on Nov. 11 in Gill Colliseum. Ryuny led the way for the Beavers in scoring with 14 points in their win Thursday night against Washington.

Beavers survive against the Huskies in conference-opening thriller victory

Ben Pahl, Sports Contributor
December 2, 2022

The Oregon State men’s basketball team clawed their way to a 66-65 victory over the Washington Huskies in a wild PAC-12 opener on Thursday night at Gill Coliseum.   After watching their double-digit...

Oregon State University men’s basketball player Jordan Pope looking for an opening to net against Florida A&M in the Gill Coliseum on Nov. 11. Pope led the Beavers in scoring today against Duke University with 14 points, adding five rebounds and two assists to his stat line as well.

Oregon State shows resilience against No. 8 Blue Devils, lose close game 54-51

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
November 24, 2022

On Thanksgiving morning, the Oregon State Beavers (3-1) failed to hold on against the University of Duke Blue Devils (4-1) in the quarterfinal matchup of the Phil Knight Legacy Tournament.  Led by...

Sophomore forward Glenn Taylor Jr. rises up for a layup against junior Spencer Hoffman of Bushnell University in the second half of the Beavers victory in Gill Coliseum. Taylor Jr. tallied 19 points on 7-11 shooting from the field along with three rebounds and three assists.

Taylor Jr. achieves career high to push Beavers to win against Bushnell University

Sydni Zidarevich, Sports Contributor
November 16, 2022

The Beavers beat the Bushnell University Beacons 83-66 on Tuesday at Gill Coliseum, giving Oregon State three consecutive wins opening their season, which has not been accomplished since their 2018-19...

Oregon State University men’s basketball player Rodrigue Andela dunks on Florida A&M’s entire line up on Nov. 11, at Gill Coliseum. OSU defeated Florida A&M 60-43 and Andela scored 10 points.

Beavers never trail en route to home victory

Ben Pahl, Sports Contributor
November 13, 2022

The Oregon State men’s basketball team defeated the Florida A&M Panthers 60-43 on Friday night in a non-conference game at Gil Coliseum.   On a night where the offense struggled at times, the...

Oregon State University Junior Dexter Akanno (center) playing offense during Beaver men’s basketball summer training, preparing for the upcoming season.

‘New and Fresh’: OSU Men’s Basketball team made up of transfers and recruits

Sam Misa, Sports Chief
August 1, 2022

From making the Elite Eight in 2020 to having a 3-28 record in 2021 the Oregon State men’s basketball team is looking for a fresh start this upcoming season. Despite OSU’s losing record...

The Oregon State Mens basketball team is seen locking arms during the national anthem against the University of Oregon on Jan 10 inside of Gill Coliseum. The Beavers finished the season 3-28 after making it to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament in the previous year.

A lost basketball season

Ryan Harlan, Sports Columnist
April 4, 2022

  Many questions keep me awake at night, such as, are we alone in the universe? What is the meaning of life? And what happened to the Oregon State Men’s Basketball Team after making the Elite Eight...

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