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Oregon State beats No. 23 Colorado 70-68 for first title

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Published: Mar. 14, 2021 at 11:42 PM MDT
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Maurice Calloo gave Oregon State an unexpected lift with 15 points and the Beavers won their first conference tournament title, holding off No. 23 Colorado 70-68 in the Pac-12 championship game.

Needing to win three games in three days to end a five-year NCAA Tournament drought, the Beavers built confidence with each step along The Strip.

Oregon State opened its first conference title game in 33 years with a flurry of 3-pointers and withstood a late push by Colorado to become the first team to win the conference title after being picked to finish last.

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