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Cal Edges By Cougars In Pullman

D.J. Shelton finished with his 8th double-double of the season but the Cougars couldn't beat Cal in Pullman on Wednesday. D.J. Shelton finished with his 8th double-double of the season but the Cougars couldn't beat Cal in Pullman on Wednesday.

Final Score: CAL 80, WSU 76 (OT)

· Junior DaVonté Lacy led WSU with a career-high 39 points, marking his second career 30-point game and second in three games.

· He tied his career high with 8 3-pointers, one shy of the school record and was a perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line.

· For the second time in three games, Lacy scored at least 50 percent of WSU’s points…he scored 51.3 percent tonight and 53.9 percent at Colorado, Feb. 5.

· D.J. Shelton had a career-high 19 rebounds and added 18 points…he had his eighth double-double of the season and his sixth in Pac-12 play.

· Shelton had 10 of his rebounds in the first half.

· Lacy and Shelton combined for 57 of the team’s 76 points for 75 percent of the scoring output.

· WSU tied its season-high with 13 3-pointers made in the game…previously had 13 made 3-pointers against Colorado (Jan. 8) and TCU (Nov. 24).

· WSU played an overtime game for the second time this season and fall to 2-9 in OT in its last 11 tries…WSU has lost last six overtime games…last overtime win came during 2010-11 season.

· WSU had its best free throw percentage at .840 this season when shooting more than three free throws…the Cougars were 21-for-25.

· The Cougars have lost three-straight to California.

· Next up the Cougars host Stanford, Saturday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. at Beasley Coliseum.

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