Wash St over Fairleigh Dickinson 55-33
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP)—Washington State’s Nikola Koprivica scored 10 points as the Cougars beat Fairleigh Dickinson 55-33 Tuesday night.
Five freshmen played for Washington State (2-0,)including Klay Thompson, who added nine points in 27 minutes.
Sean Baptiste scored 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Fairleigh Dickinson (0-2).
Washington State struggled offensively in the first half, shooting only 39 percent, but the Cougars’ stingy defense made the difference, surrendering only 15 points.
Washington State got its offense on track in the second half, shooting 44 percent, while allowing the Knights only 18 points.
Aron Baynes and Caleb Forrest each added eight points for Washington State. Baynes also had eight rebounds.