CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Ahmad Starks had 21 points and Oregon State pulled away from Texas-Pan American in the second half Saturday afternoon for a 84-59 win.
Joe Burton had 18 points and tied a career high with 10 rebounds for Oregon State (10-3), which bounced back from its first home loss of the season to heavy underdog Towson just two days ago.
Hurley Johnson had 14 points and Aaron Urbanus 11 points and five assists for Texas-Pan American (7-9), which had a three-game losing streak broken.
Texas-Pan American trailed by 18 at halftime but closed within 50-39 on an Aaron Urbanus 3-pointer with 14:03 left.
The Beavers answered with six straight points to go up 17 and later scored six more in a row to go ahead 66-43 and put the game out of reach.