9:00 PM ET, January 22, 2009
Friel Court, Pullman, Washington
PULLMAN, Wash. -- UCLA's Nikola Dragovic put on a show in the first half, hitting six 3-pointers to give the Bruins a big lead.The second half was all Washington State, as the Cougars shot 63 percent and tied the game twice in the closing minutes.
• Nikola Dragovic scored a career-high 20 points and Darren Collison scored all eight of his points in the final 5 minutes of the game (scored 8 of UCLA's last 10 points), helping UCLA past Washington State for the ninth straight time and the 16th consecutive time in Pullman.
• The Bruins have won 11 of their last 12 games, seven of the last eight on the road, and 11 of 12 road games vs. unranked opponents.
• The win improved UCLA to a 72-3 record under Ben Howland when holding opponents under 60 points.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||23-47 (.489)||23-48 (.479)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-16 (.563)||5-14 (.357)|
|FT Made-Attempted||6-10 (.600)||8-9 (.889)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||10 (0/0)||10 (0/0)|