Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - C.J. Wilcox and Scott Suggs each scored 23
points as the Washington Huskies came from behind to take down the Washington
State Cougars, 72-68, in a Pac-12 Conference clash at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Suggs shot 5-of-8 from 3-point range for Washington (16-13, 8-8 Pac-12), while
Wilcox added four steals and two blocks. The Huskies are now winners of back-
Brock Motum and Royce Woolridge netted 18 points apiece for Washington State
(11-18, 2-14), which saw its season-long losing streak extend to nine games.
D.J. Shelton added 11 points, while DaVonte Lacy chipped in 10 points for the
Both Washington State (.611) and Washington (.560) were red-hot from the field
in the opening 20 minutes, although a layup by Abdul Gaddy in the waning
seconds of the stanza gave the Huskies a 34-32 lead at halftime.
The Cougars scored the first six points of the second half and continued to
lead until Gaddy came up with another clutch basket at the 6:34 mark to give
the Huskies a 55-54 advantage. Washington held on to the lead down the stretch
thanks to its especially active period from the foul line (16-of-25).
Washington State was never closer than four points of the lead in the final
The Huskies scored 25 points off of 18 turnovers by the Cougars.
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