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C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Oregon State sophomore guard Tres Tinkle on what his first season being coached by his dad was like: "We've had our learning curves for sure that's just getting used to the transition between when I can call him dad and when I call him coach. It was tough for me just to know who I'm talking to."

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Watch: Pac-12 media day coverage

Oregon enters the season as favorites to repeat as Pac-12 champs. Arizona and UCLA are expected to challenge. What's the latest buzz? Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

In addition to the appointment of Marianne Vydra as the interim athletics director, Oregon State announced a committee to help find the permanent successor to Todd Stansbury. Former Beavers running back and NFL all-pro running back Steven Jackson will be one of several members on the committee, which will also include baseball coach Pat Casey, women's gymnastics coach Tanya Chaplin, basketball player Stephen Thompson Jr., and Vydra. Former Big 12 commissioner Kevin Weiberg and Jeff Schemmel, the president of College Sports Solutions, will serve as the search firm, the school said.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Marianne Vydra will serve as the interim athletics director at Oregon State, the school announced Wednesday. She will officially take over for departing AD Todd Stansbury on Nov. 4. Stansbury announced last week he accepted the same role at Georgia Tech. Vydra was also the school's interim AD in 2015 and has worked there since 1992.

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Oregon St. gets Thompson, No. 51 in ESPN 100

Oregon State has landed ESPN 100 shooting guard Ethan Thompson, whose father, Stephen, is a Beavers assistant coach, and whose older brother, Stephen Jr., is a sophomore guard on the team.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 shooting guard Ethan Thompson (No. 51) announced his commitment to Oregon State. His father is an assistant coach under Wayne Tinkle and his brother is a sophomore for the Beavers. Thompson had an in-home visit with Tinkle last weekend and took an official visit to Corvallis this past weekend.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 shooting guard Ethan Thompson (No. 51) will announce his college choice later today. Thompson took an official visit to Oregon State this past weekend; his father is an assistant coach on Wayne Tinkle's staff and his brother is a sophomore guard for the Beavers. Syracuse is also involved.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Other key visits this weekend… • Five-star forward Jarred Vanderbilt (No. 23) heads to TCU for an unofficial visit. The Horned Frogs have moved into a good spot for Vanderbilt since hiring Corey Barker, Vanderbilt's cousin, as an assistant coach. Former New Mexico center Nikola Skecic will also be on campus. • Tennessee welcomes Isaiah Stokes (No. 60) and four-star forward Tyler Polley. • No. 51 Ethan Thompson heads to Oregon State for his official visit. The Beavers' conducted an in-home visit on Sunday, and they have the edge in his recruitment: Thompson's father is an assistant coach and his brother plays for the Beavers. • Xavier Tillman (No. 75) takes his official visit to Michigan State, two weeks after going there on an unofficial visit. Purdue, Florida and Marquette are also in the mix. • Justin Smith (No. 80) cut his list to four this week, and will visit Villanova this weekend. He took a trip to Indiana last weekend, was at Xavier earlier this month, and will visit Stanford later this month. • Anthony Gaines (Butler), Devontae Shuler (South Carolina), Evan Battey (Miami), Jamal Cain (Marquette), Abu Kigab (Illinois), Victor Uyaelunmo (USC), Darryl Morsell (Notre Dame) and C.J. Roberts (Missouri) are some other visits to keep an eye on.

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Houston signs undrafted free agents

Undrafted free agents Kyle Wiltjer, from Gonzaga, and Gary Payton II, from Oregon State, have reportedly signed with the Rockets. Wiltjer confirmed the news with a tweet. KGW News

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Pacers a good fit for Gary Payton II

The Pacers like experienced players who can contribute right away, notes Kevin Pelton, and the Oregon State senior fits the bill. Payton II could play alongside either Joseph Young or Rodney Stuckey on Indiana's second unit. Brilliant picks (Insider)

Will Beavers get a win in the Big Dance?

Without its major contributors, Oregon State will continue its pursuit of something the team hasn't done since 1982: win an NCAA tournament game. It'll be a lot harder this time around. Teams with tourney struggles (Insider)

Why has the Pac-12 Conference struggled in the NCAA tournament? (1:13)
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West coast, best coast?

When it comes to the tournament, not so much. Of the seven Pac-12 teams to make the tourney, five were knocked out in the first round. Utah is the only team to have won so far, but top-seeded Oregon plays tonight. Can they make up for the rest and hang with the best?

JeQuan Lewis: 'Surreal' winning in first round (0:53)

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.0
Rebounds Per Game28.0
Assists Per Game14.0
Points Allowed75.0Tied-73rd

Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record12-20
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances17