PULLMAN — Byron Wesley scored 20 second half points — ending the night with 31 — as USC beat Washington State 79-68 on Thursday to end a 10-game losing streak.

USC (11-19, 2-15 Pac-12) outscored Washington State 40-20 in the paint and out-rebounded the Cougars 40-34.

DaVonte Lacy had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead four Cougars (9-20, 2-15) in double figures.

WSU held a 36-35 halftime edge and started the second half with back-to-back three-pointers, jumping out to a nine-point lead.

USC erased that lead with a 16-2 run to go ahead 51-46 with 12:46 left. The Trojans extended their lead to 67-52 lead with 6:45 remaining and WSU never recovered.

Pac-12 men
Team Conf. Overall
Arizona 15-2 28-2
UCLA 12-5 23-7
Arizona St. 10-7 21-9
Colorado 10-7 21-9
Oregon 9-8 21-8
Utah 9-8 20-9
California 9-8 18-12
Stanford 9-8 18-11
Washington 8-9 16-14
Oregon St. 7-10 15-14
WSU 2-15 9-20
USC 2-15 11-19
Thursday’s resultsUCLA 91, Washington 82USC 79, Washington St. 68