Washington St. 64, Idaho 55
Brock Motum had 26 points and pulled nine rebounds to help
Washington State beat the Vandals 64-55, making it 10 straight wins
for the Cougars over Idaho.
Dexter Kernich-Drew had a career-high 15 points and five
assists. D.J. Shelton added 14 points including a 3-pointer down
the stretch to help Washington State (4-3) with the win.
Idaho recovered from a 13 point deficit in the first half. It
would cut the lead to two points, 53-51, with 3:30 remaining in the
game, but later, Shelton knocked down a 3-pointer as the shot clock
expired to give the Cougars the spark they needed, scoring nine of
the last 11 points for the Cougars.
Stephen Madison had 13 points for Idaho (1-4). The Vandals
committed 11 turnovers in the contest, while Washington State had
four. The Cougars outscored Idaho 44-24 in the paint and shot 45.6
percent from the field.