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Raegan Beers, nation’s No. 4 post, commits to Oregon State Beavers women’s basketball

The Oregon State Beavers women’s basketball program has established a tradition of landing some of the nation’s best talent on the recruiting trail.

In the class of 2020, Scott Rueck and his coaching staff secured commitments from Arkansas five-star guard/wing Sasha Goforth, while 2021 provided Greta Kampschroeder, the nation’s No. 14 guard, and Talia Von Oelhoffen, the No. 5 wing nationally.

On Monday, Oregon State extended its hot streak into the 2022 class, landing Colorado star Raegan Beers, the nation’s No. 22 overall prospect and No. 4 post player according to ESPN:

Beers, who visited Corvallis in January, is currently considered a four-star prospect, but ESPN bestows five-star status on its top 53 players by Signing Day each recruiting cycle, meaning she is almost certain to earn a fifth star before she arrives on campus.

As a sophomore, the 6-foot-2 post averaged 15.5 points, 10.1 rebounds (4.5 offensive rebounds), 1.6

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Pac-12 to decide on 18, 20 or 22-game women’s basketball schedule, Oregon Ducks has at least 3 local nonconference opponents

EUGENE — A 22-game Pac-12 schedule is under considering for women’s basketball, as well as 20 and 18-game options, which could be decided as soon as today.



Kelly Graves talking on a cell phone: Kelly Graves addresses the crowd before the team's senior day celebration and after the No. 3 Oregon Ducks beat the Washington Huskies 92-56 in a women's basketball game on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene. Photo by Serena Morones for The Oregonian/OregonLive


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Kelly Graves addresses the crowd before the team’s senior day celebration and after the No. 3 Oregon Ducks beat the Washington Huskies 92-56 in a women’s basketball game on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene. Photo by Serena Morones for The Oregonian/OregonLive

Oregon coach Kelly Graves set the conference’s coaches will meet Wednesday afternoon with the hope of deciding the league’s scheduling framework, which will have ripple effects for nonconference scheduling, the status of which remains in flux for the Ducks and most every other team in the country.

“I’ve already been on record as saying I’m for the 22-game Pac-12 schedule,” Graves said. “I love the double round

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