As always, our postgame box that will publish in the paper alongside our story …
PLAYER OF THE GAME — Mike Anderson is emerging as Washington’s best hustle player, but he does more than run down loose balls and defend well. Anderson led UW with 19 points and 16 rebounds in this game, pulling down huge boards from his makeshift-power-forward position. He’s a good enough ball-handler to create his own shot, but he’s at his best when he’s sneaking past defenders and keeping possessions alive. Read more »
PLAYER OF THE GAME — Andrew Andrews provided the kind of offensive output the Huskies needed from their guards, scoring 21 points on 6-of-12 shooting. C.J. Wilcox didn’t shoot particularly well, but finished with a team-high 22 points and scored nine of those in a crucial 24-5 run to close the first half. Mike Anderson also deserves mention for his 12 points and eight rebounds off the bench in 32 minutes. He also defended Isiah Umipig in the second half and held him to 2-of-13 shooting. Read more »
Washington has received a verbal commitment from 6-foot-5 wing Mike Anderson, who played last season at Moberly Area Community College in Missouri. Jucorecruiting.com was the first to report Anderson’s commitment.