Published March 07, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY – Jordan Loveridge scored 17 points and collected 12 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season to help Utah run away from Oregon State for a 72-61 victory on Thursday night.
Jason Washburn added 15 points and eight boards while Jarred DuBois chipped in 15 points and six assists for the Utes (12-17, 4-13 Pac-12) as they moved a step closer to wrapping up the 10th seed in the Pac-12 Tournament next week.
Washburn became the 35th player in Utes history to score at least 1,000 points during his basketball career. He now has 1,013 career points.
Roberto Nelson scored 18 points and Eric Moreland grabbed 11 rebounds for Oregon State (13-17, 3-14), which lost its fifth straight game.
Utah forced the Beavers to commit 15 turnovers and scored 21 points off those miscues.
Utah limited Oregon State to 37 percent shooting from the field before halftime. The Utes held a 21-16 edge on the boards over the Beavers.