Cougs win Battle of the Palouse 2018
PULLMAN, WA -- Washington State men's basketball remains undefeated at home, winning the 2018 Battle of the Palouse against border rival Idaho.
Cougars started the second half on an 11-0 run and the got past the Vandals, winning 90-70.
With less than four-minutes left in the half, the Cougs and Vandals traded three-point baskets.
WSU lead 45-40, going into the break.
Freshman CJ Elleby scored 20 points paired with eight rebounds.
Robert Franks had a game-high 22 points.
For Idaho, four Vandals scored double-digit points.
Trevon Allen lead Idaho in scoring with 17 and Geno West had 11, coming off the bench.
The Vandals are now 3-5 on the season.