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Oregon State turns up pressure, rallies past Colorado 76-68

The Buffs blew a 12-point lead in Sunday's loss at home.
Credit: AP Photo/David Zalubowski
Oregon State guard Ethan Thompson, left, looks to pass the ball as Colorado guards Maddox Daniels and Daylen Kountz defend in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Boulder, Colo. Oregon State came from behind to win 76-68.

BOULDER, Colo. — Ethan Thompson scored 24 points, Tres Tinkle hit a go-ahead layup with 2:25 remaining and Oregon State rallied from 12 down in the second half to stun Colorado 76-68 on Sunday night.

Trailing 53-41 with 13:21 left, the Beavers turned up the pressure to win their second straight in Boulder.

They forced the Buffaloes into mistake after mistake and bad shot after bad shot down the stretch.

Tyler Bey had 20 points for Colorado. McKinley Wright IV added 14 points and 10 assists.