PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Noah Dickerson sloping in a missed layup from Jaylen Nowell with 25 seconds remaining and Washington degraded opposition Washington State 72-70 on Saturday night.
Dickerson scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Washington (20-5, 11-1 Pac-12). Nowell combined 20 points.
Marvin Cannon scored 25 points with 8 rebounds for Washington State (10-15, 3-9). Robert Franks combined 16 points.
Washington came out of a second half with a 7-0 run over 1:57 sparked by a jumper from Nowell. Dickerson combined a layup and Hameir Wright knocked down a 3 completing a run and forcing a Cougars to call a time out.
Washington would go on a 13-3 run travelling 5 mins after several layups from Dickerson and a 3-pointer from Dominic Green to tie a diversion during 54 with 9:57 remaining.
Franks knocked down a 3-pointer for WSU to take a 67-65 lead with 2:46 remaining.
Dickerson was fouled on a subsequent possession creation 1 of 2 giveaway throws to cut a necessity to one. David Crisp afterwards stole a ball, environment adult a quick mangle and a 3-point play for Nowell that gave a Huskies a lead for good during 69-67.
The Huskies trailed many of a initial half as WSU had all of a movement in a early going.
Washington answered an 8-0 Cougar run during a 9:57 symbol in a initial half after Matisse Thybulle threw down dual dunks underneath a edge and Nowell strike a 3-point jumper completing a 7-0 run for a Huskies over 1:53.
WSU fought behind with a 10-0 run sealing movement for a half. CJ Elleby started a run with a tough behind doorway pass to Jeff Pollard for a layup and Pollard returned a preference on a subsequent possession attack Elleby for a fast-break layup and foul.
Elleby finished a 3-point play and Cannon was fouled on a 3-point try on a subsequent possession knocking down all 3 giveaway throws. Ahmed Ali finished a run with dual done giveaway throws.
Washington: The Huskies rubbed business as expected, bouncing behind after descending to Arizona State, their initial Pac-12 detriment of a season. The win opposite a Cougars comes during an critical time given a Huskies are battling for a No. 1 seed in a arriving Pac-12 tournament.
Washington State: After violence both Arizona and Arizona State for a initial highway brush given a 2008-09 season, a Cougars unhappy late during home opposite their rivals. The detriment to Washington cements a Cougars second-to-last chain in a conference.
Washington: The Huskies will transport home to play Utah on Wednesday.
Washington State: The Cougars horde Colorado on Wednesday.