WSU pulled off an upset of the No. 18/17 Washington Huskies in front of a packed and rocking Beasley Coliseum Sunday night. After owning a two-point lead at the half, the Cougars pulled away during the second period to finish with an 87-80 victory. The win gives WSU a winning record halfway through conference play at 5-4, while the Huskies fall to 7-2.
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Washington State dropped a heartbreaker at home tonight, losing to Arizona 65-63 at Friel Court. WSU held a 10-point lead halfway through the first period but Arizona was able to chip away and come back to take a one-point lead at the break. The teams battled down the homestretch as neither team led by more than five points throughout the final 10 minutes of action. WSU moves to 14-6 on the season, 4-4 in Pac-10 play, while the Wildcats jump to 5-2.
The Cougars received some strong performances from juniors DeAngelo Casto and Klay Thompson on their way to beating the Arizona State Sun Devils 78-61. Sometimes it's easy to see why one team loses and another teams wins, and tonight was one of those nights. The glaring statistic that tells the story of the game is shooting percentage; the Cougars finished at 52 percent from the field while the Sun Devils came in at 33 percent.
Hey Coug fans welcome back to the Crimson ZZU. Washington State notched its second conference win to even its record at 2-2 with a 77-63 victory over Oregon tonight. After struggling from the field early, the Cougars were able to find a rhythm and pull away late in the first half.
The Cougars ended their three game losing streak against Oregon State tonight after returning from a brutally long road trip. After the Cougars pulled out to an early double-digit lead, the Beavers fought back in the second half but could only cut the margin to four points before WSU pulled away to win by a final score of 84-70.