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Washington State dismantles Utah Valley 72-49
By JULIE SCOTT, Associated Press Thursday, Nov 15, 2012

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP)—Brock Motum scored 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field to help Washington State crush Utah Valley 72-49 on Wednesday night.

Mike Ladd added 13 points, DaVonte Lacy chipped in 11 and hit three 3-point baskets and contributed with six assists to help Washington State (2-0) start its season perfect.

Washington State ended the half with a commanding 45-22 lead which included nailing seven 3-pointers in the half. The Cougars would stretch their lead to 64-36 with just over 11 minutes to play.

The Cougars executed the perfect inside-out game plan and the Cougars exposed the undersized Utah Valley posts. Washington State would outscore the Wolverines 40-20 in the paint and shoot 58 percent from the field in the first half. Utah Valley (1-2) would end the night shooting 51 percent from the field.

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 Utah Valley
Ben Aird Ben Aird
5-8,  10 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Washington St.
DaVonte Lacy DaVonte Lacy
4-8,  11 Pts
4 Rebs, 6 Assists

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