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In this file photo from 2014, Oregon State Mens Basketball Head Coach Wayne Tinkle poses for a photo at his introductory press conference. Tinkle recently received a contract extension, keeping him as the Beavers head coach through the 2027 season.

Beavers’ Men’s Basketball Coach Wayne Tinkle can’t wait for the return of PAC-12 basketball

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
November 10, 2020

If there's someone who can’t contain their excitement about PAC-12 basketball returning, it’s Oregon State head basketball coach Wayne Tinkle. At one point not long ago, however, Tinkle could be found...

OSU Mens Basketball sophomore guard Antoine Vernon drives against Carroll College in Gill Coliseum early on in the 2019-20 season. 

OSU Men’s Basketball recruiting breakdown

Brady Akins, Sports Contributor
August 24, 2020

The Oregon State Beavers Men’s Basketball team is set to bring in four new players to the roster with their 2020 recruiting class, having half the class verbally committing and the other half already...

OSU senior forward Tres Tinkle smiles along with his family for senior night celebrations on March 7.

Wayne Tinkle as parent and coach

There have only been a handful of instances where the coach of a college basketball team has the opportunity to coach his own son throughout his entire collegiate career. This instance of course leads...

OSU Mens Basketball true freshman Jarod Lucas goes up for the three-point shot that clenched the Beavers victory over the Utah Utes in the first round of the PAC-12 tournament on March 11, 2020. 

OMN Sports Bracket: Winner

The Oregon State Beaver’s Men’s Basketball team never got a chance to finish their run through the PAC-12 tournament, but they didn’t need a game past their first-round match against the Utah Utes...

OSU senior guard and forward Madison Washington goes up for a shot against Utah Utes sophomore forward Andrea Torres on Jan. 3 in Gill.

Sports Breakdown: Basketball

Basketball was originally created in 1891 at the YMCA International Training School by James Naismith after his boss tasked him with creating an activity that could keep kids busy Naismith, a Canadian...

Oregon State senior forward Tres Tinkle works to run a play against the Utah Utes on Feb. 13. 

Last second shot from Lucas lifts Beavers into PAC-12 Tournament quarterfinals

The Oregon State Beavers erased a double-digit lead by the Utah Utes in the second half of their opening round PAC-12 tournament game. The Beavers took the lead for their own with less than two seconds...

OSU senior forward Tres Tinkle smiles along with his family for senior night celebrations on March 7.

Oregon State handles California for senior night

Gill Coliseum had a different energy on Saturday afternoon as Oregon State celebrated their two departing senior forwards Tres Tinkle and Kylor Kelley. The two were facing off against the California Bears...

OSU senior forward Tres Tinkle goes up for a shot against a Stanford defender in Gill Coliseum on March 5. 

Tinkle becomes all-time leading scorer in win against Stanford

With just under three minutes left in the first half, OSU senior forward Tres Tinkle sunk a three-point shot to pass Gary Payton and become Oregon State’s all-time leading scorer. While an extraordinary...

OSU senior forward Tres Tinkle (#3) attempts a drive while Oregon redshirt senior forward Shakur Juiston defends against him. The Ducks defeated the Beavers in Matthew Knight Arena on Feb. 27 in the seasons final scheduled Civil War matchup. 

Oregon outlasts Oregon State in final regular season Civil War between seniors

Two of the schools’ all time greats in Oregon State’s forward Tres Tinkle and No. 14 Oregon’s guard Payton Pritchard battled for one last regular season meeting of the Civil War. Tinkle and the...

OSU junior guard Ethan Thompson attempts to defend against UO senior guard Payton Pritchard in the Civil War matchup in Gill Coliseum on Feb. 8.

Oregon State Men’s Basketball falls at Oregon in season’s final Civil War

In their final regular season meeting, the Ducks got revenge against the Beavers’ previous three consecutive wins with a dominant 69-54 win in Eugene, Ore. on Thursday, Feb 27. It was the final overall...

Oregon State suffers hard loss to No. 24 Arizona

Cade Doan│Sports Contributor
February 21, 2020

Oregon State Men’s Basketball dropped their second consecutive game at the hands of the No. 24 Arizona Wildcats. The Beavers stalled an opportunity to improve their postseason chances by losing 89-63. Arizona’s...

Colorado junior Alexander Strating drives past OSU junior Ethan Thompson during matchup in Gill Coliseum on Feb. 15, 2020.

OSU home loss a hurt to NCAA Tournament hopes

Coming into the Feb. 15 game against the Buffaloes, Oregon State’s March Madness hopes were already hanging by a delicate balance. But a win over No. 16 Colorado had a chance to give the Beavers a much...

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