Washington State Beats Oregon State 75-62
SPOKANE (AP) — Josh Hawkinson scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Washington State beat Oregon State 75-62 on Wednesday in the Spokane Arena.
Ike Iroegbu added 15 points for Washington State (9-5, 2-0 Pacific 12), which won its fourth straight game. Malachi Flynn added 13 big points, most of which came in the closing minutes.
Kendal Manuel had a career-high 20 points for Oregon State (4-12, 0-3), which had won six straight games over Washington State. Manuel hit six 3-pointers.
Trailing by five at halftime, Oregon State opened the second half with a 10-4 run — including 3-pointers by JaQuori McLaughlin and Manuel — to take a 43-42 lead.
Manuel added consecutive 3-pointers shortly after for a 52-49 Oregon State lead.
A jumper by Robert Franks put the Cougars up 55-54, but the Beavers took the lead right back with a 3-pointer by Stephen Thompson.
Oregon State was leading by one point when the Cougars took control.
Flynn hit a 3-pointer and a runner during a 12-0 run that put Washington State up 70-59 with just over two minutes left.