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  1. President Barack Obama to attend Maryland vs. Oregon State on Sunday

    Nov 15, 2013, 6:18 PM EDT

    cbsnews.com

    Barack Obama has made it known that basketball is his sport of choice. There are countless pictures and videos of him playing the game, and every March he fills out his own NCAA Tournament bracket with ESPN’s Andy Katz from the Oval Office. With Oregon State in town playing Maryland in College Park on Sunday…

  2. Ahmad Starks’ waiver denied, has to sit out season at Illinois

    Oct 1, 2013, 10:08 PM EDT

    Ahmad Starks

    Ahmad Starks will have to wait until the 2014-2015 season to wrap up his collegiate career. The 5-foot-9 Chicagoan played his first three seasons at Oregon State before decided to transfer to Illinois to be close to his ailing grandmother. On Tuesday night, his hardship waiver was denied by the NCAA. “Following a lengthy process,…

  3. Oregon State freshman gets technical for dunking pregame, Beavers lose by 1 to Cal

    Feb 24, 2013, 10:49 AM EDT

    Olaf Schaftenaar

    Olaf Schaftenaar was making the first start of his career Saturday for Oregon State after averaging 4.0 points and 1.2 rebounds per game off the bench to begin the year. But before his day against Cal could officially start, he made a mistake. In pregame layup lines, Schaftenaar dunked which, as harmless as it may…

  4. Oregon State’s Craig Robinson photo-bombs President Obama’s inauguration

    Jan 21, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT

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    Yup, there’s a college basketball angle to today’s second inauguration of President Barack Obama. As most in hoops circles know by now, Craig Robinson, head coach at Oregon State, is the brother of First Lady Michelle Obama. The fifth-year man was in attendance on Monday morning when Obama was sworn into office for a second…

  5. Trevor Releford helps Alabama past Oregon State, Crimson Tide advance to 2K Sports Classic title game

    Nov 15, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT

    Trevor Releford

    NEW YORK, N.Y.–When Alabama head coach Anthony Grant was asked by local media whether his team would be doing anything “fun” during their trip to New York City for the 2K Sports Classic, he answered bluntly and honestly. “Yes,” Grant said. “We are going to play basketball.” By Grant’s definition, the Crimson Tide had fun…

  6. St. Anthony (N.J.) guard Hallice Cooke commits to Craig Robinson and Oregon State

    Sep 11, 2012, 9:42 AM EDT

    Craig Robinson

    Oregon State head coach Craig Robinson scored a commitment Monday from 2013 St. Anthony (N.J.) guard Hallice Cooke, Brian Snowe of Scout.com is reporting. Cooke, who played alongside Temple commit Josh Brown in the St. Anthony backcourt, becomes the third player committed to the Beavers from the Class of 2013. He chose Oregon State over…

  7. Oregon State coach Craig Robinson makes recruiting pitch at Democratic National Convention

    Sep 5, 2012, 9:38 AM EDT

    Craig Robinson

    Craig Robinson, head coach of the Oregon State Beavers and brother of First Lady Michelle Obama, used his speaking slot at Tuesday’s Democratic National Convention in part to make a recruiting pitch on the national stage. Standing alongside President Obama’s sister, Maya Soetoro-ng, he introduced himself to the crowd in Charlotte, N.C. “I’m Craig Robinson,…

  8. Jared Cunningham looks to break Oregon State’s 14-year NBA draft drought

    Jun 27, 2012, 1:12 PM EDT

    Craig Robinson, Jared Cunningham

    Oregon State carries the unfortunate title of being the major-conference team that has gone the longest without a player getting drafted by and NBA team. But after 14 long years, it looks like guard Jared Cunningham will break that streak on Thursday night. The 6-5 guard from Oakland, Calif. is projected to be selected in…

  9. UCLA may endure another sub-par season

    Oct 12, 2010, 11:51 AM EDT

    Washington is again the cream of the Pac-10 crop. That’s an easy call. The rest of the league? That’s a crapshoot. Most preseason prognostications are slotting Arizona, UCLA and Arizona State in various orders of 2, 3 and 4, while Oregon – thanks to its massive player exodus – is usually dead last. Call it…

  10. What Pac-10 divisions might look like

    Jun 16, 2010, 11:34 PM EDT

      As two new 12-team conferences take shape (Utah to the Pac-10 was official Wednesday), the question of the day is: What will the divisions look like? (The real question is what’s going to happen to the names. Big Ten, Pac-10 and Big 12 better be doing some swapping right about now. But I digress.)…

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