LOS ANGELES – Next week, Washington State will participate in the Pac-12 tournament to determine who the conference’s champion will be.
But on Saturday the Cougars (13-16, 6-11 Pac-12) will get one last sneak preview of what the confernence’s elite teams look like.
No. 3 UCLA (27-3, 14-3) will host the Cougars at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday in a game that will broadcast nationally on ESPN. The Bruins have won their last eight games, by an average of almost 20 points.
If the Cougars can pull the upset, they would most likely pull into an tie with Arizona State for eighth-place in the conference, setting up a matchup with the No. 9 team in the Pac-12 tournament. With a loss, WSU will finish in tenth place and face the No. 7 seed next week.
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