Cougars Blast Toreros Behind Thompson's 43-point Effort

Nov. 28, 2009

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -Klay Thompson set a tournament scoring record with 43 points Saturday as Washington State beat San Diego 93-56 to win the Great Alaska Shootout.

Thompson, a 6-foot-6 sophomore guard, was 16 of 24 shooting, including 8 of 13 from the 3-point line. The record for most individual points in a game was 41, set by Glenn Robinson of Purdue in 1993.

Thompson was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.

Reggie Moore scored 16 points for Washington State (6-0), which led 39-32 at the half.

Brandon Johnson was the only player for San Diego (4-2) to hit double figures, finishing with 13 points.

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