PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Noah Williams scored 18 points on 8-for-12 shooting and Isaac Bonton scored 16 and Washington State held Portland State at bay with a 69-60 win. T.J. Bamba scored 15 points for Washington State and Andrej Jakimovski 12. WSU is off to its best start since 2017-18 when it started that season with six straight wins. The Cougars are receiving votes in the AP Top-25 for the first time since that season. Paris Dawson led Portland State with 18 points on 6-for-10 shooting.