Taylor Jones had 24 points and nine rebounds, and No. 7 Oregon State exploited a significant height advantage to beat No. 18 DePaul 98-77 in the semifinals of the Preseason WNIT. Jones, a 6-foot-4 freshman, scored the Beavers’ first eight points and added three blocks. She scored 15 first-half points, helping OSU take a 46-31 lead at the break. Kennedy Brown, a 6-6 freshman, had nine of her 13 points in the first half for the Beavers.
The Oregon women will take on Texas Southern at 2pm Saturday at Matthew Knight Arena.
Collegiate grid iron action on Saturday pits Oregon State against Arizona State in Pac Twelve action. Pregame on KCFM is at 3:30, kick off at 4:30 at Reser Stadium is at 4:30 in Corvallis.
Oregon takes on Arizona in Eugene. Pregame on KCST is at 6 o’clock, kick off at Autzen Stadium between the Wild Cats and the Ducks is at 7:30.
Men’s non conference hoop action Saturday finds Oregon State on the road to Laramie, Wyoming. Tonight’s Beavers Cowboys game will not air due to a conflict with the Beaver football game
The Oregon men play the University of Texas Arlington on Sunday in Eugene. Pregame on KCST is at 4:30, tip off between the Ducks and Mavericks on the Tall Timbers of Matthew Knight Arena is set for 5 o’clock.