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Pac-12: Utah is surprised by Oregon State

Pac-12: Utah is surprised by Oregon State

 Stephen Thompson Jr. made the winning basket and got 31 points and Oregon State waged a furious second-half rally to beat Utah, 68-67, on Sunday night. 

Drew Eubanks had 12 points, six blocks and three steals for the Beavers (5-23, 1-14 Pac-12 Conference). 

Kyle Kuzma had 19 points and nine rebounds, and David Collette had 13 points for the Utes (17-10, 8-7).

“Our guys deserve to taste some success. Not one of them has gone south on us. They bring it every day,” Oregon State Coach Wayne Tinkle said. 

With the score tied, 64-64, Kuzma made a three-point basket with 35 seconds left. On Oregon State’s next possession, Thompson made a layup to make...