Pullman, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Ike Iroegbu and Que Johnson both netted 14
points off the bench, as the Washington State Cougars defended their home
court with a 73-55 victory over the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Conference
regular-season finale at Beasley Coliseum.
D.J. Shelton tallied a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds for WSU
(10-20, 3-15 Pac-12), which halted an eight-game losing streak. Dexter
Kernich-Drew added 10 points for the hosts.
Kyle Anderson logged 19 points, 11 rebounds and four assists for UCLA (23-8,
12-6), which has lost three of five but will still act as the No. 2 seed in
the conference tournament. Bryce Alford came off the bench to score 10.
WSU led at halftime, 34-26, after shooting 40 percent from the field in the
opening 20 minutes, including 7-of-16 from beyond the arc. UCLA, meanwhile,
made just 33.3 percent of its tries from the floor.
The Cougars pulled away even further early in the second half with a 14-2 run
and cruised to the victory from there.
WSU's bench outscored UCLA's reserves, 40-16.
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