Washington State was knocked out in the first round of the Women s National Invitation Tournament Wednesday, falling to Montana 90-78.
Montana never trailed in the game after scoring on a 3-pointer by Maggie Rickman 15 seconds into the game.
Guard Lia Galdeira led the Cougars with 22 points. Forward Sage Romberg added 18 points and 7 rebounds.
Montana s Kellie Cole scored 22 and had 9 assists.
WSU finishes the season 17-17.
The Washington Huskies host Hawaii Friday in the WNIT first round.