#81 Oregon State Beavers: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season.

We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers, incoming freshmen, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

The Oregon State Beavers picked up their first twenty win season in more than twenty years yet still weren’t even close to an NCAA Tournament berth.  Though they return seven of their top eight scorers, Craig Robinson’s team still doesn’t figure to be a real threat in the Pac-12.

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Pac-12 Basketball Preview and Predictions

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It’s still weird to write “Pac-12” but in the ever changing college sports landscape, the conference expanded with the additions of Colorado and Utah.  Those two schools won’t help the Pac-12 become a stronger conference during the 2011-2012 season, but the league should be slightly more competitive as a whole.

Here are my Pac-12 predictions for the 2011-2012 season.  Click on the school”s name for an in-depth breakdown of each team.

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#92 Oregon State Beavers: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series.  Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days.  We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

Last season, the Oregon State Beavers were a sexy sleeper pick to make some noise in the Pac-10.  Instead of living up to that billing, Craig Robinson’s team struggled more than his brother-in-law, Barack Obama did trying to settle the national debt crisis.  Expect another rough season for Robinson and the Beavers.

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99 in 99: #93 Oregon State Beavers

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A sign that college basketball season is getting closer; ESPN released the schedule for their 24-hour hoops marathon.  Yeah, I know college football still doesn’t start for a couple weeks, but screw it!

The Pac-10 was in disarray last season.  Included in that mess was Oregon State.  Our preview of 99 college basketball teams in 99 days continues with the Beavers.  If you missed it last week, I am ranking the 72 power conference teams and top 27 mid-majors.  Click here to check out the squads I have already previewed.

By: David Kay
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