Collier Posts First Career Double-Double In Loss To Washington State
Feb. 5, 2011
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Freshman Devon Collier had a career-high 16 points and 10 rebounds, his first career double-double, but Oregon State was unable to erase a 16-point deficit in a 61-55 loss to Washington State on Saturday.
The Beavers (9-13, 4-7 Pac-10) cut a 10-point second-half deficit to two, but Washington State steadily built its edge back to 10, going ahead 41-31 on Casto's three-point play with 12:49 left.
Collier's lay-in got Oregon State within 45-41 before Moore and Marcus Capers each had three-point plays to increase the Cougars' margin again.
Oregon State got within 57-55 with 20 seconds left on Roberto Nelson's basket, but Faisal Aden made four free throws to close the scoring.
Reggie Moore had 14 points and DeAngelo Casto added 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Washington State.
The Cougars (16-7, 6-5 Pac-10) overcame an off-night from leading scorer Klay Thompson, who had six points on 2-of-7 shooting and fouled out with 1:57 left.