Beavs post narrow win
CORVALLIS — Calvin Haynes had a career-high 20 points and Josh Tarver hit two free throws with 1.3 seconds left to help Oregon State to a 71-67 win over Seattle Pacific on Tuesday.
Oregon State (3-5) has won three of four since snapping a 25-game losing streak that stretched back to early last season.
Brandon Larreu led Division II Seattle Pacific (6-3) with 16 points.
Oregon State led by as many as 15 in the first half before Seattle Pacific rallied to cut its deficit to 37-32 at the break.
After four ties and six lead changes in the second half, Oregon State took a 64-61 lead on Seth Tarver's three-point play with 2:28 left.
Seattle Pacific closed to within one, but could get no closer.
Chris Banchero missed a potential game-tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds.
Banchero's steal and basket with 16:24 left in the game gave Seattle Pacific its first lead at 43-41. Rafael Moreira's offensive rebound and steal capped a 5-0 run that put the Falcons ahead 57-53 with 7:51 remaining.
Omari Johnson added 17 points for Oregon State, which shot 58 percent from the field.