Feb. 26, 2000
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Chris Crosby scored 33 points, including seven in overtime, to lead Washington State to a 81-78 overtime victory over California Saturday.
Mike Bush and Eddie Miller scored 19 points apiece for the Cougars (6-18, 1-14 Pac-10).
The victory ended a 15-game losing streak for WSU. It was the first win for the Cougars since they defeated Portland St. on Dec. 20.
Shantay Legans scored 20 points for the Bears (15-11, 6-8). Lampley added 14.
After trailing 38-33 at halftime, California opened the second half with a 17-2 run to go up 50-40 with 12:54 remaining.
Washington State came from behind to send the game into overtime when Bush made a free throw with 5 seconds remaining.
Lampley gave the Bears the early lead in overtime with a basket. The Cougars then scored the next six points, including a 3-pointer by Crosby, to go up 76-72 with 1:36 remaining. Washington State hit all five of its free throws down the stretch to seal the victory.