Unbeatable Cougars Slam USC 73-58

UCLA beats Washington, Butler downs Wisconsin-GB,
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 11, 2008 4:30 AM CST
Washington State's Taylor Rochestie, left, drives on Southern California's O.J. Mayor during the second half of a men's college basketball game in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008. (AP Photo/Francis...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Fourth-ranked Washington State remained unbeaten last night with a 73-58 win over USC. OJ Mayo hauled in 22 points and seven rebounds for the Trojans but got no help from the bench in a game that saw only four USC free throws. The victory was only WSU's 12th in 53 games at USC, AP reports. In other college hoops:

  • Kevin Love scored a season-low 11 points, but No. 5 UCLA still prevailed, easily, over Washington 69-55. Luc Richard Mbah a Mout had 17 points for the Bruins, and Russell Westbrook brought 18 off the bench.
  • No. 14 Butler got 22 points from Matt Howard in a 74-65 win over Wisconsin-Green Bay.