LAS VEGAS, Nev--- For the first time in program history, the Oregon State men are headed to the big dance as the champions of the Pac 12. Oregon State earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament by defeating Colorado, 70-68, on Saturday.
Maurice Calloo led Oregon State in scoring from off the bench with 15 points.
However, Jarod Lucas may have made the most important shots for Oregon State. Lucas finished with 14 points including a three-pointer in the final five minutes to keep Oregon State in front.
The game came down the final seconds. Colorado found itself playing the foul game but eventually time ran out.
Mckinley Wright led the scoring for Colorado. Wright had 18 points and added six rebounds.
The Beavers will not have to worry about waiting for its name to appear on Selection Sunday. The Beavers will enter the day knowing that they are in no matter what.