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DaVonte Lacy lifts Cougs to win in Alaska finale

Senior guard scores 31 as WSU sneaks by Missouri State in Great Alaska Shootout

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 29, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — DaVonte Lacy scored 26 of his 31 points in the second half and overtime as Washington State beat Missouri State 89-84 in the fourth-place game of the Great Alaska Shootout on Saturday. Washington State (3-3) took an 83-78 lead on a 6-0 run capped by Ike Iroegbu’s scooping layup with 1:35 left in overtime. Dorrian Williams made two free throws to get Missouri State (3-3) within 83-82 with 26 seconds left, but Lacy made all six free throws from there to keep the Cougars in front. WSU trailed 45-33 at halftime and never led in the second, but tied the Bears twice late in regulation. Que Johnson’s 3-pointer with 30.8 seconds left sent the game to overtime at 74-all. Iroegbu had 14 points, six rebounds and six assists and Johnson scored 10. Josh Hawkinson and Ny Redding added 11 apiece. Camyn Boone led the Bears with 19 points. ————— UPDATES to follow
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