Motum scores 24 points in Washington State win

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Motum scores 24 points in Washington State win

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Washington State guard DaVonte Lacy (3) and Oregon State guard Jared Cunningham, right, race to a loose …

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Brock Motum had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead Washington State to an 83-73 win against Oregon State on Thursday night.

D.J. Shelton added 14 points for the Cougars (13-11, 5-7 Pac-12), who had lost three of their previous four games.

Jared Cunningham had 33 points and six rebounds for Oregon State (15-9, 5-7).

Washington State led by 15 points at halftime, and stretched the margin to 59-41 on consecutive baskets, the second by Shelton off a steal with 13:15 left.

The Beavers got as close as nine in the closing minutes.

Washington State shot 28 of 54 from the field, while Oregon State was 22 of 59.

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