Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/15/12
Familiar face leading Beavers The Oregon State Beavers are off to a fantastic start to the season, currently tied for fifth in the Pac-12 at 6-2. Their lone losses on the season were close games to Alabama (62-65) and Kansas (78-84). OSU has a great group of athletes, and it’s by far Coach Robinson’s most talented bunch since he joined the program. Despite losing star shooter Jared Cunningham to the NBA draft (led the Beavers in points per game in 2011), Oregon State has held the ship together. While that’s mostly been the work of a cohesive team, one young man continues to shine. Devon Collier continues to lead the way for the OSU (Photo: Jason DeCrow / AP) That’s junior forward Devon Collier. He may not be the team’s best scorer, or rebounder, but he’s certainly the team’s best player. On the season, Collier is averaging 14.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game, ranking second and third on the team, respectively. He’s second on the team in both steals per game (1.4) and total blocks ...
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