Washington St. 76, Idaho 64

Klay Thompson had 25 points and nine rebounds as Washington

State beat rival Idaho 76-64 Wednesday night.

DeAngelo Casto added 13 points, 14 rebounds and four blocked

shots as Washington State (7-2) ended its non-conference


Idaho (5-3) was led by Kashif Watson, who scored 16 points.

Idaho’s Jeff Ledbetter added 12 points, including four 3-pointers,

for the Vandals.

Washington State and the Vandals traded baskets through most of

the first half, but with the score tied at 19 with seven minutes to

play, the Cougars went on a 17-9 run to end the half 36-28.

The Cougars started the second half with a 21-2 run and hit

their first five shots, including three 3-pointers.

Ledbetter hit three 3s down the stretch to cut the Cougars’ lead

to seven with a minute to play, but it was too late for the Vandals

to catch up.