The Delta Devils put up a tough fight in the first half, but Washington's rebounding and late surge of scoring was the deciding factor.
The Huskies continue their three-game homestand as they host Mississippi Valley State on Friday, Dec. 29 at 7:30 p.m.
C.J. Wilcox and UW were smokin' early. But his 19 points are ultimately not enough against the highest-ranked non-conference team to play in Alaska Airlines Arena since 2005.
The Huskies host their first ranked opponent of the season this Sunday facing the No. 10 UConn Huskies
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The Huskies get 15 points from Wilcox and 12 from Perris Blackwell and Nigel Williams-Goss to win in New Orleans despite tons of foul trouble. Then they ate dinner at James Carville's house. Up next for UW (6-4): Sunday at home vs. No. 10 UConn.
The Huskies hit the road to face Tulane in New Orleans on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. PT.
Perris Blackwell exploits a tricky, 1-1-3 zone defense with 20 points and seven rebounds. C.J. Wilcox adds 19 points, 14 in the first half, as UW improves to 5-4. Next up: Tuesday night at Tulane.
The Huskies return home to face Idaho State on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. at Alaska Airlines Arena
The UW Basketball Coaches Radio Show is back again tonight, Wednesday, Dec. 11, with men's head coach Lorenzo Romar at Anthony's Shilshole in Ballard starting at 6 p.m.
Senior C.J. Wilcox registered 17 points and senior Perris Blackwell added 11 boards but the Huskies gave up a 17-2 run in the second half as No. 24 San Diego State went on to take the win, 70-63.