WSU Stuns No. 20 UCLA in Thriller, 82-81
Feb. 21, 2009
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Taylor Rochestie scored a career-high 33 points to lead Washington State to an 82-81 upset of No. 20 UCLA on Saturday.
The senior guard had five rebounds, four assists, five 3-pointers and made all of his 10 free throws to lead the Cougars (14-13, 6-9 Pac-10) to their second win in 53 games in Los Angeles.
Freshman Klay Thompson scored 15 points, all in the first half, and added five rebounds and five assists for Washington State. Senior center Aron Baynes finished with 13 points, six rebounds and four assists and Caleb Forrest added 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting for the Cougars.
Nikola Dragovic scored a career-high 23 points, including five 3-pointers, for the Bruins (20-7, 9-5). Darren Collison had 20 points and eight assists for UCLA, while Josh Shipp scored 14 points and Alfred Aboya had 13 points and 11 rebounds.