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December 7, 2014 at 9:22 PM

Game report: Washington 49, No. 13 San Diego State 36

Washington guard Nigel Williams-Goss (5) scrambles for a loose ball and recovers it to make a basket in the first half the Huskies' 49-36 win over No. 13 San Diego State. (Photo credit: Lindsey Wasson - Seattle Times)

Washington guard Nigel Williams-Goss (5) scrambles for a loose ball and recovers it to make a basket in the first half the Huskies’ 49-36 win over No. 13 San Diego State. (Photo credit: Lindsey Wasson – Seattle Times)

WASHINGTON 49, No. 13 San Diego State 36

PLAYER OF THE GAME

Sophomore point guard Nigel Williams-Goss did led all scorers with 15 points and pulled down a team-high six rebounds. He also drained three three-pointers, which was a big lift for the Huskies considering they shot 37.5 percent from the field and 27.8 percent (5 of 18) on three-pointers. Williams-Goss also doled out three assists.

PLAY OF THE GAME

With 1:10 left in the first half, Robert Upshaw blocked a shot from San Diego State’s Kevin Zabo, which started a fast break that ended with a Williams-Goss slam dunk. The basket gave Washington a 21-12 lead.

TURNING POINT

San Diego State cut its deficit to four points (23-19) with 14:29 left, but the Huskies put the game away with a 20-4 run over the next eight minutes. Williams-Goss started the spurt with a three-pointer and Andrews ended it with a three that pushed UW ahead 43-23 with 6:30 left.

BY THE NUMBERS

4 – Blocks for Upshaw, who increased his nation-leading tally to 33.

20.4 – Shooting percentage for the Aztecs, which connected on 11 of 54 shots.

47 – Seconds in which San Diego State led the game. Washington had the lead for 18 minutes and 37 seconds.

 

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