This Week In Cougar Athletics History
Jan. 20, 1979
Laurie Turner led a quartet of Cougars who scored in double figures with 16 points propelling Washington State to a 71-62 win over Montana State at Bozeman.
WSU improved to 13-1 and 3-0 in the Mountain Division of the Northwest Women's Basketball League (NWBL).
Gail Houser (15 points), Jeanne Eggart (13 points), Janet Kusler (12 points) and Judy Spoelstra (11 points) completed the Cougar double-digit scoring contingent.
Montana State led 34-32 at the half but WSU took control midway through the second half, leading by as many as 10 points.
"We didn't change much at halftime, we just played with a little more determination in the second half," WSU Head Coach Sue Durrant said.
The Cougars completed the 1979 season with a 21-5 record, including an 8-3 mark in NWBL play.
Jan. 21, 1967
Jim McKean scored 32 points to lead the Cougars to a 78-69 win over Washington before 4,951 fans at Bohler Gym.
Randy Stoll had 20 points and Blaine Ellis added 15 for the Cougars, who improved to 8-7 overall and 3-2 in the Pac-8 Conference.
Washington led 35-34 at the half but WSU began the second half with a 16-4 run to take a 50-39 lead. The Cougars extended their advantage to as much as 18 points at 69-51 with 6:45 to play.
The Cougars converted 33 of 74 field goals (44.6 percent) while Washington made 23 of 66 (34.8 percent) from the field.
The Cougars finished the 1967 with a 15-11 record and was second in the Pac-8 with an 8-6 mark.
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