Angus Brandt scored 16 points to lead Oregon State to a 68-57 win over Washington State on Thursday.
Devon Collier added 14 points for the Beavers (14-11, 6-7 Pac-12), who improved to 11-2 in Gill Coliseum on the year. Oregon State has three of its five remaining games at home.
DaVonte Lacy scored 18 points for Washington State (9-17, 2-12 Pac-12) and D.J. Shelton had 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Lacy had nine of the Cougars first 12 points, but then went scoreless for nearly 20 minutes.
After the Beavers made the first basket of the game, Washington State went on an 8-0 run.
The Cougars promptly went cold, however, and Oregon State outscored Washington State 25-6 over the next 12 minutes. The Beavers took a 27-16 lead with 4:34 remaining.
Washington State didn't score for more than 4 minutes during that stretch. But Oregon State followed up with its own scoreless 4-minute span, and went to the break up 30-26.
After the opening minutes of the second half, the Cougars couldn't g...