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Best Oregon State Play of 2012-13 Tournament: 1 vs 8

Can Danny Hayes' Swing Pull A First Round Upset?
Can Danny Hayes' Swing Pull A First Round Upset?

The first round of our tournament begins this morning with the 1-8 game. Voting will close on Saturday morning at 11:00 AM.

1. Sean Mannion Game Winning Touchdown Pass at Arizona

This was the best play of one of the best ever Beaver football seasons. If you were still a skeptic after back-to-back upsets over ranked opponents to start the 2012 campaign, this was the game that quieted the doubters. And after five second half lead changes, it took this Sean Mannion, thread the needle throw to put the Beavers up for good, lifting Oregon State to 3-0 and the talk of the nation after the first month of the season.

8. Davis and Hayes' Back to Back Homers against Washington St (Game 3)

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Despite it being 2013, there is no video of Dylan and Danny's back-to-back jacks available on the internet. However, that didn't stop the feat from being voted into the tournament's final spot, out-gaining plays like Max Gordon's circus catch, or Michael Conforto's Super Regional blast. With the Beavers trailing 6-4 in the bottom of the eighth in the final game of the regular season, an outright conference championship was already assured thanks to Utah defeating Oregon a few minutes prior down in Salt Lake City. Still, the mood was a bit tense in Goss Stadium, with no one wanting to enter the NCAA Tournament with a series loss to one of the worst teams in the Pac-12. But Davis and Hayes weren't going to let that happen. Their consecutive home runs tied the game at 6-6 and set the table for a Ryan Barnes walkoff single in the next inning, giving the Beavs some needed momentum heading into Regional play.