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Cougars drop 4th straight conference game against Stanford, 79-70

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Washington State fell to Stanford 79-70 on Thursday night, marking the Cougars fourth straight Pac-12 loss to start the year. The Cougars went into halftime with a 45-38 halftime lead, but failed to maintain the lead as Stanford outscored Washington state by 16 points in the second half.

It was Dorian Pickens leading the way for Stanford, scoring a game-high 28 points in the win, while Washington State's Malachi Flynn scored 24 points which included seven three-pointers.

The Cougars started the year 6-0 and have now lost eight of their last ten games and will try and get their first win in Pac-12 play this season when they take on California on Saturday.

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