WSU starts 2023 off with a win, beats USC 81-71

PULLMAN, Wash. — The Washington State Cougars were shooting the lights out against the USC Trojans on New Years Day, beating them 81-71.

Five different players for the Cougs scored double figures, with Mouhamed Gueye putting up 12 points, Justin Powell with 15, TJ Bamba with 14, and DJ Rodman and Jabe Mullins both ending with 16.

The win marked the first victory over the Trojans since 2015.

The Cougs lost a close one against No. 11 ranked UCLA on Friday, but redeemed themselves in the back-to-back.

The team will head to Tucson next to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday.

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