Cougars Clobber Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, 66-46
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Thomas Kelati scored 18 points to lead WashingtonState past Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne 66-46 Monday night.
All of Kelati's points came on a career-high six 3-pointers in the firsthalf. Marcus Moore added 12 points for the Cougars (3-2).
Ric Wyand scored 15 points, all in the first half, to lead the Mastodons(0-4). Wyand scored his team's first 12 points and 15 of the first 17.
Washington State trailed 14-11 after eight minutes, then outscored theMastodons 33-11 until Indiana-Purdue-Ft. Wayne scored its second basket of thesecond half at 11:20.
Lacking size, the Mastodons scored all but one of their seven first-halffield goals from 3-point range. The bigger Cougars outrebounded the Mastodons34-24 and outscored them 28-8 in the paint, including 15-2 on second-chancepoints.
Wyand came into the game averaging 5.7 points, and he was 3-for-16 on3-pointers.
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