Boxscore
Washington St. 64, Idaho 55
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 10:00 PM
Location - Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Pullman, Washington
Officials - Frank Harvey, Chris Rastatter, Tom Spitznagel
Attendance - 4791

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Idaho 25 30 55
Washington St. 34 30 64

Recap


Washington State 64, Idaho 55:
Brock Motum notched a season-high 26 points, helping the host Cougars defeat their long-time rival for the ninth straight time.

Dexter Kernich-Drew scored 15 points and D.J. Shelton had a career-high 14 as Washington State (4-3) improved to 162-106 all-time in the Battle of the Palouse, the longest-running men's college basketball rivalry west of the Mississippi River. 

Stephen Madison paced Idaho (1-4) with 13 points. Center Kyle Barone started slow but finished with 11 points on 4-for-11 shooting. Barone entered the game leading the WAC in field-goal percentage.

Washington State took a lead it would not relinquish five minutes into the game, but Idaho made it interesting. The Vandals got as close as 53-51 when Mansa Habeeb sank a 3-pointer with 3:43 left, coming out of the final media timeout. 

Shelton answered with a 3-pointer of his own, keying a seven-point outburst in a span of 1:58 that helped the Cougars lock up the win.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Washington State improved to 4-0 at home this season. ... Motum was whistled for a technical foul with 17:45 to go in the second half. ... Only eight players saw the floor for the Cougars.  

Idaho Vandals

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Kyle Barone 33:00 4-11 0-0 3-4 2 6 8 1 2 0 1 0 11
Wendell Faines 15:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 4
Connor Hill 33:00 4-9 2-5 0-0 0 4 4 4 1 0 1 0 10
Stephen Madison 29:00 5-10 1-4 2-4 0 3 3 2 3 1 3 0 13
Mike McChristian 29:00 2-7 1-3 0-0 1 4 5 2 0 0 1 1 5
Mansa Habeeb 19:00 2-5 0-0 1-2 1 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 5
Marcus Bell 9:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 2 0 3 0 0
Denzel Douglas 10:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0
Joe Kammerer 15:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
Matt Borton 8:00 1-3 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
TOTAL 200 22-53 5-16 6-10 6 23 29 13 17 2 11 2 55
  41.5% 31.2% 60.0% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 11

Washington St. Cougars

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mike Ladd 36:00 3-9 0-3 0-1 1 4 5 2 3 0 0 0 6
Brock Motum 36:00 11-20 0-3 4-5 3 6 9 0 2 0 0 1 26
D.J. Shelton 31:00 6-8 2-2 0-2 5 1 6 0 1 2 0 3 14
Royce Woolridge 33:00 0-8 0-4 0-0 0 6 6 3 0 1 1 0 0
Dexter Kernich-Drew 34:00 5-7 1-2 4-6 0 4 4 4 0 1 2 0 15
Junior Longrus 8:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Will DiIorio 10:00 1-2 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Brett Boese 8:00 0-1 0-1 1-2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
Dominic Ballard 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 26-57 3-15 9-17 10 22 32 9 10 4 3 4 64
  45.6% 20.0% 52.9% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 3