SEATTLE — Marcus Tsohonis scored a career-high 27 off the bench, Erik Stevenson added 17 factors earlier than fouling out, and Washington picked up its first convention win of the season beating Colorado 84-80 on Wednesday evening.
Tsohonis was sensible offering the Huskies (2-11, 1-7 Pac-12) a wanted punch of scoring off the bench. He topped his career-high of 24 factors set simply a few weeks in the past in a loss to Stanford.
Tsohonis additionally hit 4 of Washington’s 12 3-pointers, needing each little bit of the surface taking pictures to counter being dominated on the inside by the Buffaloes.
Jamal Bey scored 14 factors and Quade Inexperienced added 11 for the Huskies.
Jeriah Horne scored a season-high 24 for Colorado, however missed an open 3-pointer with seven seconds left that would have tied the sport. Colorado (11-4, 5-3) noticed its four-game win streak snapped and certain misplaced an opportunity to maneuver into The AP Prime 25 subsequent week.
Evan Battey added 18 factors, however main scorer McKinley Wright IV was held to 12 factors.
Mired in an eight-game dropping streak, the Huskies have been aggressive in opposition to a top quality opponent for the second straight sport. Washington almost upset UCLA final Saturday on the street. This time, they rallied from a 10-point deficit late within the first half in opposition to the Buffaloes.
Down 55-48, Washington scored 10 of the subsequent 12 factors and took its first lead since early within the first half on Bey’s Three with 13 minutes left. From there the groups exchanged the lead seven occasions over the subsequent 10 minutes. Wright’s two free throws with 4:23 left pulled the Buffaloes even at 73-73 after drawing the fifth foul in opposition to Stevenson.
Washington lastly separated after consecutive baskets from Tsohonis, the second coming off a turnover with 1:04 left and gave the Huskies an 81-75 lead. Washington hit sufficient free throws and withstood Horne’s open look to tie, and was in a position to rejoice its first convention win.
Colorado: The Buffaloes have been a stable 3-point taking pictures workforce this season, making almost 37% of their makes an attempt coming into the sport. However the contact from deep was lacking as Colorado went 1 of 18 on 3s. The perimeter struggles have been balanced by simple baskets inside. The Buffaloes held a 42-24 benefit on factors within the paint.
Washington: The Huskies have been thumped by Colorado in a sport that didn’t rely within the convention standings final month in Las Vegas. Colorado received that sport 92-69 after leaping out to a 52-30 halftime lead.
Colorado: The Buffaloes will face Washington State on Saturday.
Washington: The Huskies will host Utah on Sunday.