Oregon State faces some pretty tough foes in the Pac-12 Conference. However, the Beavers' loyal basketball fans know their team is up to the challenge of the fierce inter-conference rivalries. The current Beavers' roster is fighting hard to return the team to the prominence that led them to 14 NCAA Tournaments in the past. This has included two Final Four appearances (1949, 1963). The Beavers have also made four appearances each in both the National Invitation Tournament and College Basketball Invitational. The Beavers were crowned as the champions of the CBI in 2009. In addition, the Oregon State Beavers have reigned as regular-season champions of the Pac-12 Conference 15 times. The team is still on the hunt for its first Pac-12 tournament championship. As head coach, Wayne Tinkle is responsible for preparing the Oregon State Beavers for battle. Fans of the Beavers can secure themselves a seat at Gill Coliseum. Buy Oregon State Beavers' basketball tickets at StubHub.
Where are Oregon State home games played?
Both the Beavers men's and women's basketball teams play their home games at Gill Coliseum. Named in honor of longtime Beavers coach Gil Slater, the arena seats 9,604 Beavers fans. The Gill Coliseum received recent upgrades that include four large video displays that bring the action closer to fans. This venue was also outfitted with LED lighting.
Who are the Oregon State Beavers’ main rivals?
The Beavers possess a ready-made archrival in the Oregon Ducks. The Ducks are a member of the Pac-12 Conference and in direct competition with the Beavers for the mind and hearts of basketball fans in Oregon. The heated contests between the two teams are known by fans as the "Civil War." Oregon State will also be looking to settle some scores with teams at the top of the Pac-12 pecking order like the Washington Huskies and Arizona State Sun Devils.
What was the Oregon States Beavers' record last season?
The Beavers are fresh off an 18-13 record for the 2018-19 campaign. They ended the season in a three-way tie for fourth place with a 10-8 conference record. This year, the team will look to build off last season's success with its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2016.
Who are some of the most notable players to play for the Oregon State Beavers?
Gary Payton played point guard for the Beavers from 1986 to 1990 and leads the way on the list of great players who have suited up for the team. A.C. Green starred in the paint for the Beavers from 1981 to 1985 and went on to have a long and successful professional career. A third all-time great who suited up for the Oregon State Beavers is center/power forward Steve Johnson.
Who is the coach of the Oregon State Beavers?
The outlook is good for Wayne Tinkle and the Oregon State Beavers as he begins his sixth season as the team's head coach. Tinkle coached the 2018-2019 Ducks to their best finish in the Pac-12 in eight years. The team also posted its first winning conference record in the same time period. Coach Tinkle has a good mix of new talent and returning players to fuel what Oregon State Beaver fans hope will be continued success for the Beavers.
What upcoming Oregon State Beavers' games can fans look forward to?
The Beavers host conference rival Arizona State on Jan. 9. The Arizona Wildcats come to Gill Coliseum three nights later. The Oregon Ducks come to town on Feb. 8. The Beavers end the home portion of their schedule with games against the Stanford Cardinal and California Bears on March 5 and March 7, respectively.Back to Top