Jones leads Beavers to their first victory

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Marcel Jones scored 23 points as Oregon State defeated South Carolina-Upstate 65-46 Sunday for seventh place in the BP Top of the World Classic.

Jones missed just one shot — his first of the game — shooting 10-for-11 from the field, and made all three of his 3-point attempts.

Seth Tarver was the only other Oregon State player to finish in double figures, setting a career high with a 16-point effort on 6-for-12 shooting.

The Beavers (1-2) held a decisive 36-22 edge on the boards, paced by Roeland Schaftenaar's career-high 10 rebounds.

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