Night and dayWith a late night tipoff in the tournament opener Friday night, Washington State opened the game 1 of 16 from the field. With a day tipoff against Rice on Saturday, the Cougars opened 11 of 17 from the field.
Tip-insRice: The Owls erased a 15-point deficit before falling in overtime against Mercer on Friday night. They came two points short of erasing a 17-point deficit against Washington State. Washington State: Hawkinson broke the career high of 26 he set against Idaho State on Nov. 21 in the Cougars’ first win of the season.
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