PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Charlisse Leger-Walker hit a go-ahead 3 with 42 seconds left and finished with 28 points, leading Washington State over No. 5 UCLA 67-63. The Cougars beat a team ranked in the top five for the first time in program history.
Leger-Walker’s shot put Washington State ahead 64-63. The freshman sensation made three late free throws and scored the Cougars’ final nine points. The Cougars are enjoying their best season in years at 9-6. Last month, they lost to UCLA 68-66 in overtime.
Charisma Osborne had 21 points for UCLA, which is 10-3. The Bruins had won five in a row.