March 6, 2013
Washington State vs. No. 23 UCLA - March 6, 2013 - Beasley Coliseum Arena (Pullman, Wash.)
Final Score: WSU 73, UCLA 61
Washington State Notes:
- Brock Motum led WSU with 20 points...he scored 12 of his points in the first half...he has scored double figures in all 30 of WSU's games this season and in 30-straight games.
- Motum added 11 rebounds, marking his fourth double-double of the season and seventh of his career.
- Motum passed Marcus Moore to move into sixth place on WSU's all-time career scoring list...he now has 1,471 points...he's 25 points away from moving into fifth.
- Royce Woolridge added 19 points...he's scored in double figures in two-straight games and nine of the last 10 games.
- D.J. Shelton was one point shy of his career high with 13 points...he tied his career high with 3 blocked shots.
- Dexter Kernich-Drew had a career-high 11 rebounds (bettering his career high by 3)...he had his first career double-double, adding 11 points.
- WSU got its first home win over UCLA since Feb. 6, 1993, snapping a streak of 19-straight home losses.
- The Cougars snapped their eight-game losing streak over ranked opponents, getting their first win over a ranked opponent since Jan. 30, 2011 when they defeated No. 18 Washington.
- WSU snapped its nine-game losing streak, its longest since the 2002-03 season when it lost 14-straight.
- WSU head coach Tony Bennett (2006-09) and Kevin Eastman (1995-99).
- The 11-point win is WSU's fourth double-figure win over UCLA since 1938 and sixth all-time.
- UCLA's 24 points are the fewest in a first half by a WSU opponent this season since Idaho State scored 14 points in the first half Dec. 29.
- The team's second-leading scorer, Mike Ladd, did not play due to a left knee injury for the fifth-straight game.
- The team's third-leading scorer, DaVonté Lacy, did not play due to a torn meniscus in his right knee...he is out for the remainder of the season.