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Cougs Slam Montana State 70-51

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SEATTLE, Wash. -- Daven Harmeling scored 10 of his 13 points in the
first half, freshman Klay Thompson chipped in with 14 points, and
Washington State rebounded from two straight losses with a
convincing 70-51 win over Montana State on Saturday night.
      Playing its annual game at Seattle's KeyArena, Washington State
(7-3) started strong behind Harmeling's early shooting and then
pulled away in the second half.
      Danny Piepoli led Montana State (4-4) with 14 points off the
      The Cougars were coming off consecutive losses to No. 22 Baylor
and No. 4 Gonzaga, both at home. It was the first time WSU had lost
back-to-back non-conference games since the 2004-05 season.
      The Cougars made quick work of this one, jumping out to a 10-1
lead in the opening moments and never trailing after the first