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Cougars get blown out by Colorado

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The Washington State men’s basketball lost by 32 points on Sunday, falling to 81-49 to Colorado. Unfortunately, blowout losses are an all too familiar result for Cougar fans. The loss on Sunday was the eighth loss of at least 30 points since the start of the 2013-14 season.

While we could focus on only blowout losses for trivia this week, we’ll instead mix it up and include some blowout wins as well.

Q1: Who was the last non-Pac-12 opponent to beat WSU by at least 30 points?

Q2: Who was the last opponent WSU beat by at least 30 points?

Q3: Who was WSU’s leading scorer in the game for question No. 2?

Q4: Who was the last Pac-12 opponent WSU beat by at least 20 points?


Men’s Basketball:

Cougars blown out in rematch with Colorado | The Spokesman-Review
Just as Washington State began to show the mark of a team ready to move forward into a new tier of competitiveness within the Pac-12 conference, the Cougars suffered an enormous setback on Sunday.

Washington State Falls to Colorado - | Washington State University Athletics
Washington State men's basketball struggled with turning the ball over as it fall to Colorado, 81-49, Sunday at Coors Events Center.

Colorado shreds Washington State - The Ralphie Report
With Valentine’s Day only two days away, Colorado has all the defense they could ever need. In their Sunday night date with the Washington State Cougars (11-14), they had more than enough defense to get the 81-49 blowout win.

Washington State men make 24 turnovers, lose by 32 at Colorado | The Seattle Times
Derrick White scored 23 points and the Colorado Buffaloes capitalized on the return of suspended seniors Wesley Gordon and Xavier Johnson to wallop Washington State 81-49 on Sunday night.

Women’s Basketball:

Quick start not enough as the Cougs fall to the Cats - KXLY
Despite a double digit lead early, the Washington State women's basketball team could not hold off Arizona in the second half as the Wildcats took a 70-62 win in Beasley Sunday afternoon. The loss for the Cougs (10-15, 5-9 Pac-12) was their second of the season to the Wildcats (12-13, 3-11 Pac-12) as Arizona won in Pullman for the first time since 2013.

Arizona women beat Cougars, snap losing streak |
LaBrittney Jones scored 22 points and grabbed a career-tying 15 rebounds, Malena Washington added 21 points and Arizona beat Washington State 70-62 on Sunday to snap a seven-game losing streak.