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Brock Motum scored 26 points to lead Washington State past Southern California 60-53 Thursday night.
Motum was hot from the onset, scoring 11 of the Cougars' (12-10, 4-6) first 16 points. WSU led 30-24 at halftime.
Southern California (6-17, 1-9) put together a 14-4 run midway through the second half, cutting the Cougars' lead to 49-45 with 6:42 remaining, but WSU went 4 of 5 at the free throw line during a minute-long span to go up 56-45 with 3:38 left.
Motum accounted for WSU's final two points when he grabbed a defensive rebound and was immediately fouled, proceeding to hit both foul shots. Motum was the only Cougar player to finish in double figures.
USC had three players notch double figures with Greg Allen leading with 17 points. Garrett Jackson added 15 and Byron Wesley finished with 12.
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WSU dominated in the paint, outscoring the Trojans 24-14 and winning the rebound battle 34-20, holding USC to only three offensive boards
Brock Motum scored 26 points to lead the Washington State Cougars past the USC Trojans 60-53 Thursday night in Pac-12 men's basketball action.
Motum was hot from the onset, scoring 11...
Brock Motum scored 26 points to lead Washington State past Southern California 60-53 Thursday night. Motum was hot from the onset, scoring 11 of the Cougars' (12-10, 4-6) first 16 points. WSU led 30-24 at halftime. Southern California (6-17, 1-9) put together a 14-4 run midway through the second half, cutting the Cougars' lead to 49-45 with 6:42 remaining, but WSU went 4...
Washington State Notes:Brock Motum led WSU with 26 points...he reached the 20-point plateau for the sixth time this season...has done it in back-to-back games and scored in double figures in 20 of the team's 22 games this season.Mike Ladd played his first game since Jan. 7 at Colorado, missing five games after aggravating his thumb injury...he played 24 minutes (second-most as...
Players who signed letters of intent Wednesday to play football for the Cougars.
Jeremiah Allison, LB
6-1, 210, Los Angeles
Austin Apodaca, QB
6-3, 185, Longmont, Colo.
Silver Creek HS
Robert Barber, DT
6-3, 290, Pago Pago, American Samoa
Brett Bartolone, WR
5-10, 180, LaHabra, Calif.
David Bucannon, S
6-2, 180, Fairfield, Calif.
PULLMAN – The Washington State Cougars announced their 2012 football recruiting class in alphabetical order Wednesday, but that’s not the only reason Jeremiah Allison belonged at the top of the list. Allison, a speedy linebacker out of Dorsey High School in Los Angeles, has been a straight-A student throughout his high school career. In fact, Allison’s grade-point average is 4.31.
DAVE EMERICK, Washington State's recruiting coordinator and chief of staff, spent 45 minutes Wednesday answering questions from more than 130 CF.C subscribers who jumped into the Chat Room for a little signing day insight. Here's a transcript of highlights from the wide-ranging Q&A.
The Washington State swim team will travel across the border to Moscow, Idaho where it will compete in a dual meet with Idaho...the meet is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. at the UI Swim Center.
Washington State University track and field competitors won four events Friday night during the 36th Annual Vandal Indoor at the Kibbie-ASUI Activity Center in Moscow.
The Washington State University women's tennis team defeated Eastern Washington 7-0 Friday at the Simmelink Courts at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.
Washington State wraps up its road trip in Los Angles with a matchup against UCLA, 2 p.m. Saturday.
Fresh off a victory over USC, the Washington State University men's basketball team (12-10, 4-6) welcomes the UCLA Bruins (12-10, 5-5) to Beasley Coliseum Saturday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. in a televised event on ROOT Sports.
Washington State women's basketball will host its Elite Camp June 21-22 and its Team Camp June 22-25.
The Trojans manage to cut into the Cougars' lead during the second half, but their rally falls short. Greg Allen leads USC's scorers with 17 points.PULLMAN, Wash. — Brock Motum scored 26 points to lead Washington State past Southern California 60-53 Thursday night.
Currently in a three-way tie with Colorado and Washington State for seventh in the Pac-12, the Ducks play the Buffs at 2 p.m., Saturday at Matthew Knight Arena.