With the exception of Washington State playing against Arizona in the last game, this is kind of how their games have gone for them. They’ve competed extremely hard and fallen short down the stretch that’s kind of what happened here today. We are aware of that and we knew we had to come out and play really good. I thought our guys did a lot of good things. I thought we competed especially hard in the second half. I thought we had a lot of energy on defense we were getting up in the lanes. We were able to force 18 turnovers and score 25 points off of those turnovers, so that was refreshing to see. I thought our bench did a really good job. The numbers might not bear it but their activity, the things they did at the key moments really helped us. And obviously Scott Scuggs and CJ scored the ball really well today. I thought it was a really good team win for us.
Is this the weirdest, most unpredictable Washington team Lorenzo Romar has had?
After Wednesday’s drubbing at Arizona, to come back and beat Arizona State 68-59 seemed unlikely, even against a team the Huskies match up very well with. But, they pulled it out after a 13-point second-half lead was reduced to one.
Washington is just a good fit for what has been a cuckoo for cocoa puffs Pac-12 season.
Welcome to McKale Center for a tip the retired community here in Arizona can’t be happy about. We’re scheduled to get going at 9:10 p.m. local time because the game being played on ESPN prior to Washington/Arizona is going to push us back a bit. When you’re already tipping at 9 p.m., what’s 10 more minutes, eh?