Last Place Cougars Finally Beat UCLA!
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Brock Motum had 20 points and 11 rebounds as last-place Washington State upset No. 23 UCLA 73-61 on Wednesday night, breaking a 19-game home losing streak to the Bruins that extended to 1993. Royce Woolridge added 19 points for Washington State (12-18, 3-14 Pac-12), which also broke a nine-game losing streak that had put coach Ken Bone on the hot seat.Jordan Adams scored 18 points for UCLA (22-8, 12-5), which had won four straight games and came into Wednesday tied with Oregon for first place in the Pac-12. Washington State had lost its last eight games against the Bruins, who were coming off a win over No. 18 Arizona. Washington State played without Mike Ladd (knee injury) and DaVonte Lacy (knee injury), their second- and third-leading scorers.