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January 15, 2015 at 9:57 PM

Game report: Washington 56, Oregon State 43

Robert Upshaw registers one of his six blocks shots during Washington's 56-43 win over Oregon State. (Photo credit: Lindsey Wasson - Seattle Times)

Robert Upshaw registers one of his six blocks shots during Washington’s 56-43 win over Oregon State. (Photo credit: Lindsey Wasson – Seattle Times)

GAME REPORT – Washington 56, Oregon State 43.

PLAYER OF THE GAME – It was a record-setting night for Robert Upshaw. The sophomore center blocked six shots to improve his season total to 72 and move into first place on Washington single-season blocks list. The old mark was 67 held by Chris Welp and David Dixon. Upshaw also collected a 15 rebounds, which tied his career best. He also finished with 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting.

TURNING POINT – The Huskies led 46-41 with less than three-minutes when they closed the game on a 10-2 run that started with Mike Anderson’s three-pointer. No one person took over down the stretch. Upshaw made 3 of 4 free throws. Nigel Williams-Goss and Andrew Andrews each connected on two free throws.

QUOTABLE – “We finished the game.” — coach Lorenzo Romar.

BY THE NUMBERS:

6 – Three-pointers from Washington. It was the most in the past seven games.

6 – First-half field goals from Oregon State, which attempted 28 and shot 21.4 percent from the field.

11 – The free-throw disparity between UW and OSU. The Huskeis were 14 of 21 at the line and the Beavers were 9 of 10.

UP NEXT – Oregon (12-4, 2-1 Pac-12), 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena (ESPNU).

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