Posts Tagged ‘Craig Robinson’

Wayne Tinkle is OSU’s new Head Basketball Coach

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Oregon State University makes way for a new era… the Wayne Tinkle era. After recently firing OSU Men’s Basketball coach Craig Robinson, Bob De Carolis (Director of Athletics) interviewed several candidates, and ultimately announced Monday that Wayne Tinkle would take over as head coach. Tinkle comes from Montana where he was the head coach of […]

2012 OSU Commencement Recap

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

    Once again a big congratulations to the class of 2012!  This last Sunday marked OSU’s  143rd commencement  ceremony and we had the great opportunity to have Michelle Obama as the commencement speaker.   We started out the morning with beautiful sunshine and a light breeze.  Over 30,000 friends and family members filled the seats […]

Obamas Show Up to Support Beaver Nation!

Monday, November 29th, 2010

POTUS and the First Family showed up to support the OSU men’s basketball game between Howard University and Oregon State University, which is coached by brother-in-law Craig Robinson. Oregon State won, 84-74. Check out the first family in their orange and black: –mko

Happy Veterans Day!

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Good morning, faithful readers! First of all, the entire OSU Admissions Office would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all Veterans, especially our OSU students, faculty and staff who served. Thanks so much for all you do! Veterans Day also happens to be one of our busiest regular visit days of the year as […]

President Obama and Family Cheer for the Beavs!

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

POTUS and the First Family attended the OSU vs. George Washington game to root on the OSU Men’s Basketball Team. If you’ve been living under a rock, OSU Men’s Head Basketball Coach Craig Robinson is the brother of First Lady Michele Obama. From the Huffington Post: President Obama attended today’s Oregon State-George Washington University basketball […]

Coach Robinson picks Michigan State to win it all

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Just a quick video of a short interview Coach Robinson did on the CBS Early Show this morning. Coach Rob talked about the amazing resurgence of the OSU program this year and then got a chance to share his pick for tonight’s championship game. CR picked Michigan State which made the Blog staff writers very […]

UTEP players compare Gill atmosphere to Cameron Indoor

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Great article today from the El Paso Times about tonight’s CBI match up between the Beavers and UTEP Miners. The UTEP players and coaches came away with a very favorable impression of Gill Coliseum, comparing it to Duke’s Cameron Indoor: UTEP and Oregon State, finalists in this second annual College Basketball Invitational best-of-three championship series, […]

Brian Williams Sends Apology, Still Waiting for Brokaw

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Hey everyone. I just got word that NBC Nightly News Anchor Brian Williams, who mistook OSU Men’s Basketball Coach Craig Robinson for the personal assistant to President Obama, Reggie Love, during the presidential inauguration on Tuesday, emailed an apology to the Oregonian and The Daily Barometer for the error. Here’s a copy of the email, […]

New era of Beaver Basketball opens tonight

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Much of Beaver Nation is looking forward to the new era of Beaver basketball under new coach Craig Robinson. He’s been getting plenty of press not so much about basketball but about his role in the new First Family. Obama Brother-In-Law Balances Coaching, Politics by Tom Goldman I heard this on NPR on the way […]

Craig Robinson at the DNC Follow Up

Monday, August 25th, 2008

After I posted some photos of OSU Men’s Basketball Coach Craig Robinson introducing his sister, Michele Obama, at the DNC, I caught a replay of his introduction on cable and he gave a shout-out to Beaver Nation! Be sure to take a look! It’s at mark 3:02. (There’s even a glimpse of vice-presidential candidate Joe […]

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