PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Darryl Gaynor II led San Jose State with 24 points on 8-of-27 shooting in Sunday's loss.
San Jose State (2-10) only suited seven players for the game. On Dec. 13 coach Dave Wojick suspended five players - including the team's top four scorers - for violating team rules.
The Cougars were trailing 11-6 before Josh Hawkinson made three-straight shots which sparked a 25-5 run by Washington State.
San Jose State will travel to Utah State for a New Year's Eve match against the Aggies.