(STAFF REPORTS/Chewelah Independent)
Cougars come back in second half to defeat Beavers
The WSU Cougars won their Pac-12 opener and improved their record to 3-0 on the year with a 59-55 victory over Oregon State in Pullman. Isaac Bonton led the team with 15 points, seven assists and three steals while DJ Rodman added a career-high 13 points.
Oregon State finished the first half on an 8-0 run, and started the second half with a 7-0 run to take a 39-29 lead with 14:24 to play. Then WSU’s Efe Abogidi had a resounding dunk that sparked a 24-7 run.
WSU’s Alzaj Kunc and Noah Williams each added 12 points apiece for the Cougars.
Oregon State was led by Zach Reichle’s 12 points.
WSU will play at Colorado on Saturday.