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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 ...

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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. CBIR00;- 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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