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Tinkle, Eubanks score 19 each; Oregon State beats UAPB 85-58

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Tres Tinkle and Drew Eubanks each scored 19 points as Oregon State pulled away from Arkansas Pine-Bluff in the second half for an 85-58 win on Saturday night.
 
Ethan Thompson added 14 points, seven rebounds and six assists and Stephen Thompson Jr. had 12 points and a career-high eight assists for the Beavers (6-3), who won their fourth straight.
 
Travon Harper had 20 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out and Joe'Randle Toliver added 12 points on four 3-pointers for the Golden Lions (0-10). UAPB has longest active losing streak in Division I at 16 games, dating to last season.
 
Oregon State went ahead 15-4 to open the game, but Arkansas Pine-Bluff chipped away. The Golden Lions briefly took a 29-28 lead with about 3 minutes left in the first half after a 7-0 run.
 
The Beavers led 37-34 at the break.
 
Oregon State gradually stretched the lead in the second half, then went on a 19-0 surge, as UAPB went scoreless for five-plus minutes to make the score 76-49. Alfred Hollins had six points during the run, including a highlight dunk after Tinkle poked the ball loose from the Golden Lions.
 
Hollins finished with 13 points.
 
Arkansas-Pine Bluff shot 54 percent in the first half but only 36 percent in the second half. Oregon State shot 51 percent for the game.
 
BIG PICTURE
 
Arkansas-Pine Bluff: Martaveous McKnight came into Saturday's game leading the Golden Lions with 17.9 points per game. He had four points against Oregon State. . Artavious McDyess, a forward/center who had two points and four rebounds off the bench on Saturday, is the son of former NBA player Antonio McDyess.
 
Oregon State: The Beavers winning streak has come with Seth Berger's first four games in the starting lineup. Berger, a senior forward, is playing his first season with Oregon State after transferring from Massachusetts. He had four points, four rebounds and three assists on Saturday. . The last time Oregon State had a four-game winning streak was nearly two years ago, in 2015-16.
 
UP NEXT
 
Arkansas-Pine Bluff plays at Fresno State on Wednesday.
 
Oregon State hosts Jacksonville State on Tuesday.


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