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Cougars beat rivals to advance

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WSU 74 - UW 64
Final @ Staples Center

The Cougars notched their first victory at the Pac-10 tournament since 1989 beating Washington 74-64 at the staples center in LA. The win was WSU's fifth straight against the Huskies, and third against them this year. It's the first time WSU has defeated Washington 3 times in one season since 1949 - 1950.

Taylor Rochestie led four WSU players in double figures with 20 points as the Cougs tallied their 25th win of the season. WSU is 25 and 6 heading into tonight's semifinal against USC. The Cougars beat the Trojans 88-86 in double overtime last Saturday in Pullman.