EDS: Oregon St 65, N. Colorado 56.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -- Seth Tarver had 15 points and Oregon State outscored Northern Colorado 11-2 over the final four minutes Wednesday to pull out a 65-56 victory.
Josh Tarver's floater capped a 7-0 run and gave Oregon State a 56-54 lead 3:35 to play.
From there, Northern Colorado scored just once, a basket by Banks with 1:01 to go.
Oregon State was 27-of-69 from the field and finished with a 41-28 rebounding advantage. Northern Colorado shot 19-of-42.
Oregon State scored six straight points to go ahead 45-35 on a transition basket by Marcel Jones with 13:30 left as the Beavers matched their biggest lead of the game. But Taibi had the game's next eight points, including two 3-pointers.
Oregon State had 12 offensive rebounds in the first half and led 30-24 at halftime despite shooting 13-of-36 from the field.
Dillon Brooks, who led Oregon with 16.7 points per game last season, will opt out of the NBA draft process and return to the Ducks, a source told ESPN.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.