WSU men drop contest to UW, 72-68

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by Associated Press

KREM.com

Posted on March 3, 2013 at 7:47 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 4 at 12:48 AM

SEATTLE - Scott Suggs hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 4 minutes remaining and finished with 23 points, and Washington beat rival Washington State 72-68 on Sunday.

Suggs' 3 from the top of the key snapped a 57-all tie. It was his fifth 3-pointer, tying his career high, and he added four more free throws as the Huskies (16-13, 8-8 Pac-12) took a 65-57 lead with 2:28 remaining. Washington won consecutive games for the first time since early January when the Huskies started conference play 4-0 before losing eight of nine.

Washington won its fifth straight over the Cougars.

Brock Motum and Royce Woolridge led Washington State (11-18, 2-14) with 18 points each, but the Cougars' worst slide since the 2002-03 season continued.


 

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