PULLMAN – The homemade sign from a Washington State fan in the front row stared at the Huskies from the opening tipoff until the game’s merciful conclusion: “Whose state? Our state.”
And any doubt as to the validity of that claim was put to rest as the host team turned in a performance that made it abundantly clear when it comes to men’s basketball, the Cougars are the new No. 1 in the state.
The Cougars’ 75-47 victory over the Huskies at Friel Court was in front of 11,618, the largest crowd in Pullman since 1983.
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