Pullman, WA (Sports Network) - Brock Motum poured in a game-high 25 points as the Washington State Cougars rolled to an easy 61-41 victory over the Wyoming Cowboys in quarterfinal round action of the College Basketball Invitational at Beasley Coliseum.
Abe Lodwick added 16 points for Washington State (17-16), which will face off against Oregon State in the semifinals.
For Wyoming (21-12), Leonard Washington scored 14 points and Adam Waddell netted 13 points.
Washington State opened up a 26-21 lead heading into halftime behind 47.6 percent field goal shooting. It led by as many as 10 in the opening stanza, but Wyoming finished the frame on a 5-0 run to close the gap.
The Cougars extended their lead in the second half thanks in part to shooting 17-of-22 from the free-throw line.
Wyoming was inefficient from three-point range, connecting on just 2-of-16 from beyond the arc.