PULLMAN, Wash. -- CJ Elleby scored 25 points and Washington State beat a Top-10 team for just the third time, surprising No. 8 Oregon 72-61 on Thursday night.
Elleby, who was held to a season-low six points in his last game, helped Washington State (11-7, 2/3 Pac-12) to its first win over a Top-10 opponent since 2007.
Trailing by five points with 3:24 left, Pritchard made a clutch jumper in the paint and then converted a free throw to make it 60-58.
On the ensuing possession, Elleby converted a three-point play to make the score 63-58.
Washington State then went on a 9-0 run that closed out Oregon.
Oregon: The heavily favored Ducks were outplayed by the Cougars and are now 4-2 in the Pac-12.
Washington State: The Cougars get a much needed victory over a heavily favored Oregon squad.
Oregon: At Washington on Saturday
Washington State: Host Oregon State on Saturday
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