Washington St. 52, Jackson St. 41
Brock Motum scored 27 points, DaVonte Lacy added 11 points
including three 3-pointers and Washington State beat Jackson State
52-41 on Thursday night.
Washington State (7-4) trailed 34-32 with 12 minutes remaining
before the Cougars woke up and went on a 14-0 run. The Tigers would
not score again until the 5:15 mark and managed to score only four
more points the rest of the way.
Dundrecous Nelson scored 13 points, Christian Williams and
Kelsey Howard each added eight points for Jackson State. The Tigers
shot just 22 percent from the field, 13 of 57, compared to
Washington State, which shot 40 percent for the game, making 20 of
Jackson State (0-7) scored 21 points off 19 Cougar turnovers,
keeping the Tigers competitive throughout most of the game, but it
had no answer for the inside play of Motum, leading Washington
State by outscoring the Tigers 30-14 in the paint.