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KERNICH-DREW, SHELTON AND MOTUM CRASH THE BOARD

BROCK MOTUM IS the reigning Pac-12 Conference scoring champion, but scoring seemed to be the last thing on the minds of Washington State's tri-captains when they were asked to identify the keys to a successful Pac-12 basketball season in Pullman.

"Rebounding is a big key," Mike Ladd said. "Sharing the ball and being solid and play more as a team," DaVonté Lacy said. "Defense has been really good," Motum said. Motum said WSU has "done a really good job" with rebounding, but he's not entirely satisfied. Even when the Cougars blasted undersized Idaho State 43-16 on the glass Saturday, Motum didn't sound all that impressed. "I think...

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