Beavers hand Ducks fourth straight loss
College basketball • Oregon State’s defense stifles rival.
Published: January 19, 2014 11:24PM
Updated: January 19, 2014 11:24PM

Corvallis, Ore. • Roberto Nelson scored 13 of his 22 points in the second half and anchored a stellar defensive effort that carried Oregon State to an 80-72 victory over Oregon Sunday night.

Eric Moreland added 15 points, 11 coming from the free-throw line, and had 13 rebounds for Oregon State (10-7, 2-3 Pac-12). The Beavers beat their in-state rivals at Gill Coliseum for the first time since 2010 and sent the slumping Ducks to their fourth consecutive loss.

Jason Calliste had 17 points off the bench to lead the Ducks (13-4, 1-4), who trailed 37-30 at halftime and never got closer than five in the second half.

Oregon’s Mike Moser and Joseph Young, who came into the game averaging a combined 33.4 points, were held to 13 points on 5-of-24 shooting from the field. For the game, the Ducks made 25 of 66 shots, including 4 of 19 from 3-point range.

No. 14 Iowa 94, Minnesota 73 • In Iowa City, Iowa, Aaron White scored all of his 18 points in the second half and Josh Oglesby added a season-high 17 points as Iowa blew past Minnesota for its 20th straight win at home.

Devyn Marble had 15 of his 16 points after halftime for the surging Hawkeyes (15-3, 4-1), who moved into third place in the Big Ten behind Michigan State and Michigan.

Andre Hollins had a game-high 20 points for Minnesota (14-5, 3-3). But Iowa held Hollins without a field goal in the second half in handing the Gophers their most lopsided loss of the season.