PLAYER OF THE GAME — Andrew Andrews provided the kind of offensive output the Huskies needed from their guards, scoring 21 points on 6-of-12 shooting. C.J. Wilcox didn’t shoot particularly well, but finished with a team-high 22 points and scored nine of those in a crucial 24-5 run to close the first half. Mike Anderson also deserves mention for his 12 points and eight rebounds off the bench in 32 minutes. He also defended Isiah Umipig in the second half and held him to 2-of-13 shooting.
IT WAS OVER WHEN — Washington led by double-figures for most of the second half, and Nigel Williams-Goss’ floater with 2:27 left gave UW a 13-point lead that was too much for SU to overcome.
STAT OF THE GAME — After making just 62.2 percent of their free-throws in Wednesday’s exhibition against Central Washington, the Huskies made 33 of their 41 tries on Sunday.
QUOTABLE — “You asked me when Desmond (Simmons) got hurt if we were thin in the rotation, I said if no one gets hurt. Well, now we’re slim up there. But if our guys can go compete and scrap like we did tonight, then we’ll be able to get through it.” – UW coach Lorenzo Romar on his team’s frontcourt injuries.
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WHAT IT MEANS — Maybe more than a win over Seattle usually does. This looks like it could be coach Cameron Dollar’s best team, and the Huskies played without three of their four best post players after Jernard Jarreau went out with a knee injury early in the game.
NEXT UP — UC Irvine at Washington, 8 p.m. Thursday on the Pac-12 Networks.