Highlights: Washington men's basketball continues hot tear with victory at Arizona

Highlights: Washington men's basketball continues hot tear with victory at Arizona

In the win over the Sun Devils, Cougars forward Robert Franks put up 34 points with 13 rebounds and two assists. Washington State won 69-55. Even though it's been an terrible year for the league, the Huskies aren't apologizing, taking complete control and a four game lead in the conference.

Co-hosts Christopher Boan and Tyler Vondrak return to break down Arizona's historic four-game losing streak, which was extended in a 67-60 loss to Washington on Thursday.

Romello White scored 17 points, Luguentz Dort added 15 and Arizona State handed Washington its first Pac-12 loss, 75-63 on Saturday night.

"This trip gave us an opportunity to find out who we are", Cougars coach Ernie Kent said. "The key thing now is to keep it at that level now that know, have seen and experienced the blueprint". The Wildcats shot just 32 percent from the field.

Washington State Cougars forward Marvin Cannon (5) drives to the basket as Arizona Wildcats guard Devonaire Doutrive (1) defends during the first half at McKale Center.

"Man it feels good, it feels wonderful", he said.

"My teammates - I just give hats off to them", Franks said.

"He's a lunatic. I don't think guys are really grasping what I'm saying", said Arizona State's Zylan Cheatham of Hurley. They forced turnovers and play solid interior defense, but defensive rebounding has been a major struggle for this team; ranked as one of the worst teams in the nation. On Thursday, they went to Arizona and beat the team that seems to win this league every year; perhaps a changing of the guard taking place.

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The Sun Devils were able to move the ball easily in the first half, especially getting the ball inside of Washington's zone defense.

Arizona got within single digits only once in the second half, 51-42 on Luther's two free throws with nine minutes left.

Franks had 21 first-half points on 7-of-9 shooting, 5-for-6 3-pointers. Jeter went scoreless, missing all six of his field goal attempts.

Arizona State also made life miserable for Jaylen Nowell, who had 15 points on 5-for-13 shooting.

Miller has never had a team lose five in a row before and it's going to be tough sledding for the Wildcats from here on out, especially without Williams. Arizona athletic director Dave Heeke also talked at halftime to discuss his support of the program.

Heeke, speaking to reporters at halftime, wouldn't talk about the Phelps case or any other issues related to a possible NCAA investigation.

Washington basketball heads to Pullman, Washington to take on rival Washington State Cougars next Saturday February 16.

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