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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...

OSU senior guard Mikayla Pivec (#0) looks to find a teammate while running a play against Stanford sophomore guard Lexie Hull (#12) at Gill Coliseum on Jan. 19. The Beavers fell against Stanford during both regular season matchups and during their face off in the PAC-12 Tournament quarterfinals. 

Beavers fall to Stanford, look forward to NCAA tournament

After a convincing victory over Washington State 24 hours earlier, Oregon State took on a rested No. 3 Stanford team who had beaten them in both matchups during the regular season in the second round of...

Oregon State wins first round of PAC-12 Tournament

Oregon State kicked off their PAC-12 tournament run on the right foot with an opening minute three-pointer from junior guard Destiny Slocum and did not slow down from there, using a strong offensive performance...

OSU senior guard Kat Tudor drives past a Washington defender towards the basket in her first of two games for senior weekend on Feb. 28, 2020 in Gill Coliseum. 

Oregon State starts senior weekend with win

Oregon State Women’s Basketball kept Washington at bay and won by a score of 75-61 on Feb. 28 at Gill Coliseum. The Beavers improve to 11 wins out of the last 13 matchups against the Huskies and also...

Oregon State’s PAC-12 struggles Continue with last second loss to Stanford

Oregon State Women’s Basketball suffered a hard fought, close loss on the road to the fourth-ranked Stanford Cardinal by a 63-60 final on Feb. 21, and left the Beavers without a much-needed conference...

OSU Women’s Basketball falls to No. 8 UCLA in overtime

Oregon State Women’s Basketball was not able to end their two-game losing streak against No. 8 UCLA. In a battle of the two top 25 teams, No. 15 Oregon State lost in overtime to UCLA by a score of 83-74.UCLA’s...

Oregon State drops road matchup at Southern California

Oregon State Women's Basketball’s first of two matchups in Los Angeles, Calif. began with a matchup against the struggling Southern California Women’s Basketball team. The Trojans were 13-11 on the...

OSU junior guard Destiny Slocum pulls back against Arizona’s guard Helena Pueyo versus Arizona on Feb. 9 in Gill Coliseum. 

OSU Women’s Basketball falls to Arizona’s defense

Two days after Oregon State senior guard Mikayla Pivec hit a buzzer beater against No. 19 Arizona State and now one month since Pivec hit a go ahead game winner against No. 12 Arizona, the Beavers Women's...

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

OSU beats Utah in PAC-12 home opener

Brady Akins, Sports Contributor
January 6, 2020

The Oregon State Beavers started off PAC-12 play with a home win against the Utah Utes 77-48 on Friday, Jan. 3 to continue their best start in program history.The Beavers opened up the game playing strong...

OSU redshirt junior guard Destiny Slocum lines up against a Utah State defender on Dec. 14, 2019 in Gill.

Brooks: Getting ready for the PAC-12 gauntlet

Matthew Brooks, Sports Contributor
January 6, 2020

This year’s Oregon State Women’s Basketball team is special. After returning ten players from last year’s team that made the Sweet Sixteen, they added two highly rated freshmen and started off with...

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