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Beavers Hawaii beats Oregon State 79-73 Hawaii beats Oregon State 79-73
Isaac Fotu led four players scored in double figures with 17 points as Hawaii beat Oregon State 79-73 in the fifth place game of the Diamond Head Classic Wednesday.
Beavers Sun Devils stop Beavers, win 30-17 in Tempe Sun Devils stop Beavers, win 30-17 in Tempe (Photo Gallery)
Arizona State (8-2, 6-1 Pac-12) dominated the first half to take a 20-0 lead before stumbling through the third quarter. The Sun Devils halted Oregon State's momentum with a blocked field goal in the fourth quarter and put it out of reach when Nelson raced in on Sean Mannion's fourth interception of the game.
Beavers USC hasn't won at Reser Stadium since 2004 USC hasn't won at Reser Stadium since 2004
Defense may very well define both sides when Oregon State hosts USC on Friday night.

Both teams are coming off strong defensive efforts — although with different outcomes.
Beavers Can Oregon State upset Stanford? Abso-Ute-ly! Can Oregon State upset Stanford? Abso-Ute-ly!
The Oregon State Beavers have a history of pulling off unlikely upsets at home in the past decade.

They beat then-No. 3 USC in 2006 and the top-ranked Trojans in 2008. Even last season, they downed No. 13 Wisconsin at Reser Stadium.