Postgame Notes - Washington State vs. Gonzaga (Dec. 2, 2009)
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Dec. 5, 2009
Washington State at No. 17/16 Gonzaga - Dec. 2, 2009 - Spokane, Wash. (McCarthey Athletic Center)
Final Score: Gonzaga 74 Washington State 69
Washington State Notes:
Klay Thompson did not reach double figures in a half for the first time this season with six first-half points...fewest points in a half since scoring five in the second half of WSU's final game of the season last year, at Saint Mary's.
Klay Thompson did not reach 20 points in the game for the first time this season...he had scored 20-plus in six straight games, which ties him with four others for the most since 1968-69.
Klay Thompson failed to make a 3-point field goal for the first time since March 11, 2009 (vs. Oregon at Pac-10 Tournament)...Had made at least two in each game this season.
Washington State falls to 97-47 against Gonzaga...has lost the last two.
First loss for the Cougars when leading at the half since Feb. 14, 2009 (vs. Oregon State, led by two).
DeAngelo Casto recorded his second double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
WSU's 30 second-half points are the fewest in the second period this season.
WSU outrebounded Gonzaga 36-35...Has outrebounded six of its seven opponents.
The Cougars lost to a ranked opponent for the first time since Jan. 22, 2009...Had won three-straight...WSU drops to 2-6 against ranked Gonzaga teams.