SPOKANE, Wash. -- Faisal Aden scored 20 points Friday night to lead Washington State to a 74-52 win over Texas-Pan American.
Klay Thompson added 15 points and Brock Motum had 13 for the Cougars (7-1).Brandon Provost and Perry Petty led Texas-Pan American (3-8) with 10 points apiece.Washington State led 36-24 at the half. The Broncs briefly trailed by seven points early in the second half before the Cougars pulled away.The Cougars shot 50 percent from the field, including 45.5 percent on 3-pointers. Aden was 8 of 15 and went 4 for 6 from behind the 3-point line.The Broncs made just 34 percent from the field.The Cougars, playing 80 miles north of their campus in Pullman, often lacked intensity playing in front of a quiet crowd of 4,382. The Cougars were coming off an emotional home win over Gonzaga on Wednesday.The smaller Broncs outrebounded WSU 35-34.