PULLMAN, Wash. -- Faisal Aden scored a season-high 33 points and Washington State beat Stanford 81-69 Thursday night.The Cougars (10-8, 2-4) snapped a three-game losing streak and knocked the Cardinal (15-4, 5-2) out of first place in the conference on a night where hazardous weather kept the crowd at an announced 3,119.
Aden's previous high this year was the 25 he dropped on New Mexico on Nov. 25.
Brock Motum added 16 points and Reggie Moore scored 13 for Washington State. The Cougars made 27 of 29 free throws, with Aden making all 13 of his attempts.Josh Owens scored 19 points to lead Stanford and Chasson Randle added 15.The game was the Cougars' first in Pullman since a Dec. 18 win over Western Oregon. They played two games designated as "home" games in Spokane - against Pac-12 rivals Oregon State and Oregon - and one in Seattle.It's the only meeting between the schools this season due to the expansion of the conference. The Associated Press contributed to this report