PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — CJ Elleby made a step-back 3-pointer with four seconds left to lead Washington State to a 67-65 victory over Arizona State. Elleby finished with 27 points and 12 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. He shot 8 of 19 from the field, and 7 of 11 from the free-throw line. Isaac Bonton had 12 points, seven assists and four steals for the Cougars. Remy Martin, the Pac-12’s leading scorer at 19.7 points per game, struggled for Arizona State, had 12 points. He scored fewer than 20 points for the first time in Pac-12 play.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has hired Jake Dickert as its defensive coordinator. Dickert is the first major hire for new Washington State coach Nick Rolovich. Dickert spent the past three seasons as a defensive coach at Wyoming. Last season, he was the Cowboys' defensive coordinator and led one of the best defenses in the country. Wyoming ranked 11th in scoring defense, allowing 17.8 points per game.