CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Joe Burton had a career-high 17 points and nine rebounds to lead Oregon State to an 80-58 victory over Arizona State on Thursday night in the Pac-10 opener for both teams.
Jared Cunningham added 16 points, five rebounds and five assists for the Beavers (6-6), who began conference play with a win for the first time since the 2004-05 season.
Ty Abbott had 18 points, all in the first half, for Arizona State (7-5).
Burton's two free throws with 8:08 remaining gave Oregon State a 64-51 cushion and were part of a 12-3 run that put the game out of reach.
Arizona State guard Trent Lockett, the Sun Devils' leading scorer at 14.7 points per game, did not play due to a sprained left big toe.
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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.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.