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Ethan Thompson

Ethan Thompson has already taken on a leadership role as a freshman for the Oregon State men's basketball team.

Anibal Ortiz, Mid-Valley Media

PULLMAN, Wash.  — Ethan Thompson scored 23 points while dishing out six assists and Oregon State embarrassed Washington State, 92-67 on the last day of the regular season Saturday.

The Beavers snapped a 22-game road losing streak dating back to the final game of the 2015-16 season and a win over UCLA. It was the longest streak in the country.

The Beavers will play Washington in the Pac-12 tournament at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

Oregon State (15-15, 7-11 Pac-12) blew things open from the start going on a 20-2 run over the course of 5:17. The Beavers shot 61 percent from the field in the first half and increased the lead to a 25-point margin at halftime, 54-29.

OSU hit 11 of its first 16 shot attempts and led 28-11 on a Thompson jumper with 10:20 left in the first half.

Three Beaver players scored in double digits by halftime with Thompson scoring 15.

After dominating the first half, the Beavers put their game on cruise control the rest of the way.

Tres Tinkle added 18 points with 12 rebounds and five assists for the Beavers. Tinkle passed 1,000 career points in the game to join Drew Eubanks and Stephen Thompson Jr., who accomplished the mark earlier in the season. It's the third time in OSU program history that three 1,000-point scorers were on the same team.

Stephen Thompson Jr. added 18 and Drew Eubanks contributed 12.

"WSU had an emotional win the other night against Oregon, coming out on their senior night I just told our guys to go get it," said Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle. "We made shots; it's an easy game when you make shots."

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Steven Shpreyregin was the leading scorer for Washington State (12-18, 4-14 Pac-12) on Senior night with a career-high 10 points.

Coming off a 28-point performance and putting the team on his back against Oregon, Malachi Flynn had just nine points and four assists. Robert Franks, the team's leading scorer, managed just eight points and four rebounds. Franks did not score in the second half.

"I didn't think we did anything right. We didn't compete. I didn't think we punched back when we got hit in the mouth," WSU coach Ernie Kent said. "Sometimes you just don't match up well with certain teams and this is one of those teams for us. I saw it in Corvallis and I was kind of concerned about it and concerned about it tonight."

Oregon State outscored WSU 42-24 in the paint and out-rebounded the Cougars 40-25.

The Beavers have now won two of their last three games and look to take that momentum into Pac-12 tournament play. The Beavers will have to win the Pac-12 tournament for a chance to make the NCAA tournament.

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