Dec. 23, 2009
SEATTLE (AP) - Bo Spencer missed a contested 3-pointer over Marcus Capers in the closing seconds, and Washington State held on to defeat LSU 72-70 in overtime in the Cougar Hardwood Classic on Tuesday night.
Klay Thompson hit two free throws with 47.8 seconds remaining in the extra period to give Washington State (10-2) a 72-68 edge.
Spencer drove the length of the court to pull the Tigers back within two. Thompson was called for a charge with 8.2 seconds to play, giving LSU (8-3) one last chance.
Thompson scored 26 points to lead Washington State. Spencer paced LSU with 23, and Tasmin Mitchell added 18 points.