SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jabe Mullins hit a career-high 24 points in 8-for-11 shooting from a 3-point range, and Washington State avenged last year’s 82-56 loss to Eastern Washington on Monday night.
Last year, Pac-12 Washington State led the Big Sky Eagles (1-4) 40-28 at halftime before Eastern Washington used a 48-point second half to lead the Cougars 76-71 for their first win in five tries upset WSU.
On Monday, the Cougars led (2-2) at the break by 36-21 and kept up the pressure. Mullins sank his fifth 3 of the second half with 8:55 left and the Cougars led 67-44. In the second half, he shot 5 of 6 from beyond the arc.
Washington State came on after hitting 22 3s in three games before unloading on Eastern Washington with a 15-for-30 shooting performance from deep.
Mouhamed Gueye scored 17 points and TJ Bamba and Justin Powell each scored 14 points for the Cougars.
Steele Venters scored 20 points and shot 5 for 7 from 3-point range and Ethan Price 11 for the Eagles (1-3).
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