The Washington State Cougars lead the Oregon State Beavers by one point at halftime in their Pac-12 tournament game by a score of 39-38. The Cougars came into the game as the tournament's No. 8 seed with a 15-15 record (7-11 Pac-12) and the Beavers came into the game as the No. 9 seed with a 17-13 record (7-11 Pac-12). The winner of this game will face the No. 1 seed Washington Huskies in the second round.
The Cougars were led by guard Marcus Capers, who scored eight points in the first half, and guard Reggie Moore, who added seven. D.J. Shelton added six points off the bench for Washington State. The Beavers were led by guard Ahmad Starks, who scored 12 in the first half, and Devon Collier, who added nine. Joe Burton came off the bench to add eight points to the Beavers score.