Oregon St. 87, Chicago St. 77

Roberto Nelson tied a career high with 34 points as Oregon State

pulled away from Chicago State in the second half Sunday for an

87-77 win.

Nelson scored 20 points in the second half and set a new career

high with six 3-pointers. He has 12 3-pointers in the last three

games.

Devon Collier added 25 points and eight rebounds for Oregon

State (7-2).

Quinton Pippen had 13 points and seven rebounds for Chicago

State (3-9).

Oregon State used a 7-0 run early in the second half to build on

its eight-point halftime lead. Nelson scored the last five of that

run at the free-throw line to put the Beavers up 57-41 with 15:46

left.

Nelson’s third 3-pointer in about two minutes made it 68-47 with

11:53 remaining.

The Beavers led by as many as 23 in the second half, and Chicago

State got no closer than 10.