C.J. Wilcox scores 21 points. But it's the long-awaited return of a full roster and signature defense that is the story of the Huskies improving to 7-4.
Scott Suggs adds 17 points and Aziz N'Diaye scores 12, with nine rebounds. But the Huskies (6-4) don't get the complete game they were seeking after an encouraging Thursday night.
Senior co-captain scores a career-high 24 points despite limping most of the night
C.J. Wilcox scores 21 points and Desmond Simmons does everything else with a career-high 18 rebounds and career high-tying 14 points. And the Huskies survive being down 14 early.
Washington clashes with Cal-State Fullerton on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. in Alaska Airlines Arena (Pac-12 Net TV).
Terrence Ross Dunk
Photos from Washington's 66-61 over Saint Louis on Nov. 28, 2012 at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Washington beat Loyola 85-63 at Alaska Airlines Arena on Nov. 11, 2012. (photos by Max Waugh / Red Box Pictures)
Washington vs. USC (photos by AP - and Orhun Uygur)
Desmond Simmons scored a career-high 13 points.
Pictures from Washington's 91-74 victory over Georgia State at Alaska Airlines Arena on Nov. 12, 2011.
Hikeem Stewart Quick Notes
Team comedian that can do voice imitations upon request.
Was a three-star prospect and Scout.com's No. 36 shooting guard in the country.
Attended Rainier Beach HS, the same school that produced NBA guards Nate Robinson and Jamaal Crawford.
Has a twin, Kadeem who plays basketball at Shoreline CC in Washington, and older twin brothers that played college basketball: Lodrick (USC) and Rodrick (USC/Kansas).
Nickname is Ice Cream.
First name is pronounced "HIGH-keem".
2012-13 (Sophomore) - Appeared in 16 games and averaged 8.1 minutes ... had played just 5 minutes during Pac-12 action before playing 7 minutes at UCLA ... 10+ minutes in six non-conference games ... played 9 minutes vs. Loyola-Md ... new career high with 12 minutes vs. Albany and converted his first two ever FT attempts ... set a new career-high with 16 minutes vs. Saint Louis and although he did not score, he contributed with excellent defense and making hustling plays on the offensive end ... established a new career high with 17 minutes vs. Cal State Fullerton and had a key steal in the final 10 seconds ... career high equaling 3 assists vs. Nevada ... had a career-high 6 points vs. Seattle U.
2011-12 (Freshman) - Made 17 appearances and played 86 minutes during the season ... had 0 turnovers in his first 81 minutes of action before committing 4 in five minutes against Northwestern ... scored 3 points, dished 4 assists and grabbed 3 rebounds during the World Vision Classic ... played 7 minutes in the exhibition opener vs. SPU and missed his only two shot attempts ... buried his first career FG attempt, a 3-pointer vs. Ga. State, in his college debut ... also grabbed 2 rebounds and dished out an assist ... dished 3 assists in 8 minutes vs. Portland and grabbed his first career steal ... scored a bucket in a career high 10 mins vs. Houston Baptist ... played only 1 minute during NYC trip ... came off the bench and drew raves from Coach Romar for 2 solid minutes vs. UC Santa Barbara ... career-hi equaling 10 minutes vs. CS-Northridge ... stepped up with C.J. Wilcox out and played 10 minutes to equal a career high vs. WSU and dished out an assist ... career high 2 rebounds and 3 FG attempts vs. Cal ... buried his only shot attempt vs. USC.
Rainier Beach High School (Seattle, Wash.) - National three star prospect...Scout.com's No. 36 shooting guard in the country...attended Seattle's Rainer Beach HS...played in only five games as a senior due to a patella tendon issue in his right leg, but still averaged 20 ppg...as a junior, earned second-team All-Metro honors...helped lead Vikings to the Class 3A state tournament...helped lead his Friends of Hoop AAU team to the Final Four in Las Vegas Fab 48 tournament...was a freshman on the Vikings' 3A championship team that also featured WSU guard Reggie Moore...older twin brothers played for Division I schools; Lodrick (USC), Rodrick (USC/Kansas)...has a twin brother.