UW Huskies Insider

Final: UW 87, Idaho 66

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on Nov. 29, 2006 at 8:57 pm with No Comments »
November 29, 2006 8:57 pm

Star of the game: Washington freshman Quincy Pondexter led all scorers with a career-high 25 points. He shot 9-of-14 from the field, including 2-of-3 three-pointers, and added eight rebounds. For the season, Pondexter leads the Huskies with a 17.2 points per game average.

Key stats: The much-taller Huskies dominated the boards, 50-26, led by a career-high 14 rebounds by Jon Brockman. … Washington had a season-low 12 turnovers.

Key run: Washington held Idaho without a field goal for more than eight minutes late in the first half. During that run, the Huskies went from three points down to seven points ahead.

Observations: In the first start of his college career, UW guard Adrian Oliver scored seven points in 24 minutes. The man he replaced in the lineup, junior Ryan Appleby, scored 11 points in 22 minutes. Afterward, coach Lorenzo Romar said Oliver would remain in the starting lineup in the next game. … Washington won its 14th straight regular season game, its 12 straight home game, and its 20th consecutive regular season non-conference game.

Quotable: "As a result of the potential snow maybe we didn’t have as many people here tonight. … (And Idaho) was pretty deliberate tonight and they tried to slow the game down. When that happens, maybe you’re not going to get a whole lot of highlights. – Romar on the relatively quiet atmosphere in Edmundson Pavilion.

Next: 7 p.m. Monday, Southern Utah, Hec Edmundson Pavilion.

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