SPOKANE, Wash. - Derrick Low scored 19 points Sunday, including six 3-pointers in the second half, to help ninth-ranked Washington State beat Air Force, 71-62, in the Cougar Hispanic College Fund Challenge. Taylor Rochestie led all scorers with 22 points and Kyle Weaver added 15 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists for the Cougars.
Washington State won all three games in the round-robin tournament in Spokane, and the Cougars now have a 6-0 record.
Air Force led 30-26 at halftime, thanks to 6-of-12 shooting from 3-point range. They led into the second half before a sudden drought in scoring allowed Washington State to storm back.
Robbie Cowgill's free throw gave WSU its first lead of the game at 41-40, and Low's fourth 3-pointer of the second half extended the lead to 44-40.
Washington State built a 51-40 lead during a 14-0 run in which Air Force was held scoreless for nearly 7 minutes.