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NBA Draft Blog Interview with Roberto Nelson

One trait in successful basketball players that is vital, but not often talked about, is perseverance. Being able to build a career through the years while navigating obstacles is as important as learning to shoot or play defense. Oregon State’s Roberto Nelson has navigated obstacles his whole college career, and now he looks forward to doing the same as professional player. NCAA...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

OSU HOOPS: What's a guy got to do?

HERE'S A HEAD SCRATCHER. Oregon State's Roberto Nelson led the conference in scoring this year. Yet when the Pac-12 all-conference teams were unveiled on Monday, Nelson was tabbed second team. It is only the third time since 1955 a player has lead the conference in scoring and not made the first team.
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU comes up just short in OT loss to Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -- Roberto Nelson scored six of his 15 points in overtime, including the go-ahead free throw with 2:50 remaining, to lead Oregon State to a 78-76 victory over Arizona State on Saturday. Jermaine Marshall's 3-pointer with 19.5 seconds to play in regulation time capped Arizona State's comeback from a 14-point deficit in the second half and forced overtime...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon State loses 76-54 to No. 2 Arizona

Oregon State rallied in the second half of its previous game behind Roberto Nelson. With their leading scorer unable to shake Arizona's defenders, though, the Beavers had little chance of a repeat performance. Oregon State dug itself a double-digit hole by halftime and Nelson struggled against No. 2 Arizona's pressure all night, sending the Beavers to a 76-54 loss on Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson leads Oregon St. past USC 76-75 in OT

Roberto Nelson scored four of his 24 points in overtime, including the go-ahead basket with 25 seconds remaining, to lift Oregon State past USC 76-75 Thursday night. Pe'Shon Howard had a chance to pull USC even after making the first of two free throws with 0.9 seconds left, but missed the second and Devon Collier grabbed the rebound for Oregon State. Angus Brandt finished...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Roberto Nelson leads Oregon State to 66-55 win over Washington State

Roberto Nelson came into the game leading the Pac-12 in scoring at 21.5 per game and needing 22 points to move into sixth on Oregon State's all-time scoring list. The junior guard finished with 26 points, hitting 5 of 6 free throws in the final 1:08, as the Beavers held off Washington State for a 66-55 win Wednesday night. "He rarely forced anything out there today,"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

It’s Finally Roberto Nelson’s Time To Shine At Oregon State

For any collegiate athlete, whether they are playing at a Division 1 school, or a community college, the road to the “next level” is always a rather bumpy ride. In Oregon State senior shooting guard Roberto Nelson’s case, those bumps have come at a dime a dozen. Going all the way back to his time with the AAU club team, the Compton Magic, Nelson learned how to be content...
Via Oregon Sports News
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Nelson leads Oregon State past Portland 79-73

Roberto Nelson scored 24 points and tied a career high with seven assists as Oregon State beat Portland 79-73 Wednesday night. Angus Brandt added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Beavers (1-1), and Devon Collier had 11 points and 11 rebounds. Ryan Nicholas had 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Pilots (1-1), but shot 5 of 16 from the field. Bobby Sharp, a junior college transfer...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Beavs end regular season with upset win

ROBERTO NELSON DIDN’T score a point in the first half against Colorado. But it didn’t take long in the second half for him to give Oregon State the lead. The Beavs picked up a pair of double-doubles from and OSU upset Colorado 64-58 on the road.
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Oregon St. 82, Utah 64

Roberto Nelson had 26 points and five rebounds, and Oregon State pulled away from Utah in the second half for an 82-64 win Wednesday night. Joe Burton added 17 points, seven rebounds and 10 assists for Oregon State (12-11, 2-8 Pac-12), which recorded its highest point total in a conference game this season. Brandon Taylor had a season-high 21 points and six assists, and Jarred...
Via Fox Sports
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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