Latest Team Rankings
Free Rivals Alerts
|ShopMobileRadio RSSRivals.com Yahoo! Sports|
|College Teams||High Schools|
December 31, 2011
Wazzu Snares First Pac-12 Win
The Washington State University men's hoop team decided to play defense this time and the result was a 81-76 win over the Oregon State Beavers in Spokane. With the victory, Wazzu improves to 1-1 in conference play and 9-5 overall on the year.
Wazzu took a quick five point lead, at 13-8, to begin the game and gradually built that out to nine points at 22-13 midway through the first half. Oregon State came back to take a brief lead but after the game was tied at 35-all, Wazzu scored the last five points of the half to take a 40-35 advantage going into the locker room at halftime.
Wazzu built their lead out to double digits at 52-42 midway through the first half and were able to sustain their advantage for much of the second half until Oregon State cut the lead to three at 78-76 with less than a minute remaining - but an attempted tying three-pointer was missed and Wazzu closed out the victory by scoring the game's last three points.
Wazzu was led by Brock Motum with a career-high 26 points.
- Wazzu has lost only one game in the month of December.
- Point guard Reggie Moore had a career-high nine assists.
+++++++sponsored by Giant Release+++++++++
Attention COUGAR fans and well-wishers! The athletic season is here and advertisers are like quarterbacks - how would you like to be the quarterback who threw the game-winning pass that was caught by 30+ million unduplicated consumers in the youth 12-17 and male 18-49 demographic markets through an integrated partnership that offers entrance to top web portals? You are no dummy, so of course you would. Website owners are like the receivers who, in collaboration with their experienced online media veteran teammates at online media consultancy Giant Release, can help make that diving touchdown catch to win the game. The quarterbacks at GR can provide the advantages your website is seeking during this upcoming athletic season with their exclusive selection of genre-specific top-tier games, entertainment, male lifestyle, action and college sports content. The season is about to begin, don't to be a benchwarmer.