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Sunday Poll Recap: Beaver Nation Thinks Oregon State Should Move On From Wayne Tinkle

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With a fantastic 387 votes cast in one of our closest polls ever, Beaver Nation voted in favor of Oregon State parting ways with head men’s basketball coach Wayne Tinkle by a 54% (209 votes) to a 46% (178 votes) margin.


Should Oregon State Part Ways With Wayne Tinkle?

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  • 54%
    (209 votes)
  • 45%
    (178 votes)
387 votes total Vote Now

The vote was a tightly contested one and with good reason. It’s been noted that Tinkle was one of five Beavers coaches ever to bring the team to the NCAA Tournament and that things haven’t been all that bad under the sixth-year head coach. However, the frustration of the team’s fan base has seemingly seemed to grow with the team’s regular inconsistencies and a lack of direction of the program overall.

With three games left in the regular season, beginning this Thursday with a trip to Oregon, the decision may soon be on the horizon for Oregon State about Tinkle’s future. For now, the Beavers focus needs to be on snagging their fourth-straight win over their rival and finding a way to avoid slipping into the bottom of the Pac-12 standings.

We thank everyone who voted in this edition of our Sunday Poll and are regular supporters of our site here at Building The Dam.