A slow start to the game ultimately doomed Washington State women’s basketball in the Pac-12 tournament’s quarterfinals. The Cougs now await their fate on Selection Sunday.
A 19-3 run by Cal turned a 22-point deficit into a six point loss for the Golden Bears. WSU went silent from the field in the final five minutes.
The Cougars 71st straight loss to the Cardinal was the closest I’ve seen since I started covering the team.
The Cougars picked up a resume building win and snapped an 11-game losing streak to ASU on Friday night. And that’s because Johana Teder was absolutely on fire.
Despite some horrific officiating, and poor shooting from deep in the second half, WSU completed the season sweep over USC.
A pair of long field goal droughts in the first half buried the Cougars behind an insurmountable lead against the Utes.
Washington State used an 11-2 run to close out the third quarter and to mostly erase a 12 point deficit.
An 11-0 run in the third quarter led the Cougars to a comfortable win over Idaho in the women’s Battle of the Palouse.