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Pokes end season with loss to WSU

Mar 20, 2012 - The Associated Press

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- Brock Motum scored 25 points to lead Washington State past Wyoming 61-41 in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational tournament on Monday night.

Abe Lodwick added 16 points, 12 from behind the arc, and grabbed seven rebounds for Washington State (17-16). The Cougars led by just five points at halftime, but outscored Wyoming 35-20 in the second half.

Leonard Washington scored 14 points for Wyoming (21-12) and Adam Waddell added 13. The Cowboys were 16-of-45 from the field (35 percent), including just 2-for-16 from 3-point range.

Washington State will travel to Corvallis, Ore., to face fellow Pac-12 school Oregon State in the semifinals on Wednesday evening. The Cougars are 2-1 against the Beavers this season.

WYOMING (21-12)

Washington 4-10 6-7 14, Waddell 6-8 1-3 13, Luster 1-5 0-0 2, Martinez 1-6 0-1 3, Cruz 1-9 0-0 3, Bouedo 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 1-1 0-0 2, Gilmore 1-4 0-0 2, Grabau 0-0 0-0 0, Nance Jr. 1-1 0-0 2, Watsabaugh 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 16-45 7-11 41.

WASHINGTON ST. (17-16)

Motum 9-16 7-8 25, Lodwick 6-9 0-0 16, Capers 1-2 0-1 2, Moore 0-5 5-6 5, Lacy 0-4 3-4 3, Ladd 0-2 4-6 4, DiIorio 0-0 0-0 0, Shelton 0-1 2-4 2, Kernich-Drew 1-2 0-0 2, Enquist 0-1 0-0 0, Simon 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 18-43 21-29 61.

Halftime--Washington St. 26-21. 3-Point Goals_Wyoming 2-16 (Cruz 1-5, Martinez 1-5, Bouedo 0-1, Washington 0-2, Luster 0-3), Washington St. 4-16 (Lodwick 4-7, Capers 0-1, Motum 0-1, Moore 0-2, Ladd 0-2, Lacy 0-3). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Wyoming 23 (Cruz 6), Washington St. 36 (Lodwick, Motum 7). Assists--Wyoming 9 (Luster 3), Washington St. 12 (Lacy, Lodwick 4). Total Fouls_Wyoming 18, Washington St. 15. Technical_Nance Jr.. A--3,019.

CBI - All Times EDT

First Round

Tuesday, March 13

TCU 83, Milwaukee 73

Princeton 95, Evansville 86

Washington State 89, San Francisco 75

Wednesday, March 14

Pittsburgh 81, Wofford 63

Penn 74, Quinnipiac 63

Butler 75, Delaware 58

Wyoming 78, North Dakota State 75

Oregon State 80, Western Illinois 59

Quarterfinals

Monday, March 19

Pittsburgh 82, Princeton 61

Butler 63, Penn 53

Oregon State 101, TCU 81

Washington State 61, Wyoming 41

Semifinals

Wednesday, March 21

Pittsburgh (19-16) at Butler (22-14), 8 p.m.

Washington State (17-16) at Oregon State (21-14), 10 p.m.

Championship Series

(Best-of-3) March 26, March 28, March 30

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