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Oregon State vs. Colorado - Big 12/ Pac-10 Hardwood Series - 8pm, Gill Coliseum, TV on FSN

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If you're looking for a diversion from the post- Civil War talk, this may be the place for you. The men's basketball team tips of with Colorado in a nationally televised game in just a few minutes.

From OSU Sports Information:

The Oregon State men's basketball team returns to action this weekend as the Beavers host Colorado in the Pac-10/Big 12 Hardwood Series on Friday, Dec. 4, at 8:00 p.m. The game will be nationally-televised by FSN and tickets can be purchased by contacting the Oregon State ticket office at 1-800-GO-BEAVS.

Oregon State enters with a mark of 2-3 on the season after picking up a 64-57 win over George Washington on Saturday. President of the United States Barack Obama was in attendance for the contest as Seth Tarver led the way for the Beavers with 18 points.

Tarver continues to lead the Oregon State attack as the forward enters the week averaging 13.4 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. The active steals leader in the Pac-10 Conference, Tarver leads the league with 2.8 steals per game.

Colorado enters with a mark of 5-2 on the season after a 78-54 victory over San Francisco on Tuesday night. The Buffaloes are led by guard Cory Higgins, who leads the team with 20.7 points per game.

The Buffaloes are currently shooting 51.5 percent from the floor while holding opponents to 43.3 percent from the field.

The meeting marks the seventh in the series between the two schools as Colorado holds a 5-1 record all-time against the Beavers. Oregon State won the last meeting; however, capturing a 98-87 win in Corvallis during the 2004-05 season.

All your game comments are welcome in the thread below.

--Jake | ( | Twitter