Former Missoula standout Tres Tinkle, now a sophomore at Oregon State, has been added to the Julius Erving Award watch list. (Photo courtesy Oregon State athletics)

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Tres Tinkle filled up the box score to help Oregon State win their conference opener against Colorado, 76-57.

Tinkle shot 9-14 and made two of his five attempts from downtown to finish with 23 points. Tinkle added six assists, four rebounds, three steals, and one blocked shot. Stephen Thompson Jr. led the Beavers with 24 points.

Oregon State will take the court at home on New Year’s Eve against Utah looking to stay unbeaten in conference play.