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DaVonte Lacy scores 31 points to lead Washington State past UTSA 91-71

  • Washington State's Dexter Kernich-Drew, right, is fouled on the way to the basket by UTSA's Christian Wilson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

    Washington State's Dexter Kernich-Drew, right, is fouled on the way to the basket by UTSA's Christian Wilson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)  (The Associated Press)

  • UTSA's Christian Wilson, center, takes a shot against Washington State's Dexter Kernich-Drew (10) and Brett Boese, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

    UTSA's Christian Wilson, center, takes a shot against Washington State's Dexter Kernich-Drew (10) and Brett Boese, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)  (The Associated Press)

  • UTSA head coach Brooks Thompson talks to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

    UTSA head coach Brooks Thompson talks to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)  (The Associated Press)

DaVonte Lacy scored 21 of his 31 points in the first 10 minutes of the game to lead Washington State to a 91-71 win over Texas-San Antonio on Saturday.

The Cougars (4-4) led 52-26 at the half. Washington State failed to score 52 points in an entire game six times last season, when the Cougars finished 10-21.

Lacy buried 5 of 6 shots from 3-point range in the first half, when the Cougars shot 62.1 percent from the field (18 of 29).

Ryan Bowie topped UTSA (3-4) with 22 points.

Washington State posted season highs for points and shooting percentage from the floor (60.8 percent) and on 3-pointers (60 percent). The Cougars started the day ranked far down the list of NCAA Division I teams with 37.8 percent shooting from the field and 28.1 percent from 3-point range.

WSU tied a school record for made 3-pointers by sinking 18 of 30 attempts.