Oregon State Beavers

Oregon State Beavers Oregon State falls short against No. 2 Notre Dame, 70-58 Oregon State falls short against No. 2 Notre Dame, 70-58 (Photo Gallery)
Oregon State coach Scott Rueck believes his team gained some confidence and played their best game of the year despite falling short against No. 2 Notre Dame.

"This team competed for 40 minutes, just laser focus. . We know we can play with anybody," Rueck said after the Beavers lost 70-58 to the Irish on Sunday.
Oregon State Beavers Hawaii beats Oregon State 79-73 Hawaii beats Oregon State 79-73
Isaac Fotu led four players scored in double figures with 17 points as Hawaii beat Oregon State 79-73 in the fifth place game of the Diamond Head Classic Wednesday.
Oregon State Beavers Beavers host Huskies for a shot at a winning season Beavers host Huskies for a shot at a winning season
Oregon State and Washington are a lot alike: Both hit a stride earlier this season but then ran into misfortune.

The two 6-4 teams meet on Saturday night, both jockeying for position behind Oregon and Stanford in the tough Pac-12 North.