WSU overcomes UW after 5-game losing streak, clashes again Saturday

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PULLMAN, Wash. — After suffering a five-game losing streak, the Washington State Cougars are looking to bounce back in a big way in their second game against the Huskies.

WSU’s basketball team has been struggling to get a win lately, losing five straight games to some of the top teams in the PAC-12. However, they recently caught a glimmer of hope against UW.

The Cougars beat the Huskies 78-70 at Beasley Coliseum on Wednesday. Washington State’s Mouhammed Gueye led the team with 25 points, and Efe Abogidi put up an impressive double-double with 14 rebounds and 21 points.

Also, the PAC-12 recently released their 2022 tournament bracket, ranking Washington State at #3 and Washington last at #12.

Washington will definitely be looking to come after the Cougars after falling to the last seed in the tournament. Tipoff is Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Hec Edmundson Pavilion.

The last game of the Apple Cup series will be both teams’ fourth-to-last game of their seasons.

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