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Balance gives Washington win at Tulane

Washington's C.J. Wilcox, center, dribbles the ball against Washington State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 3, 2013, in Seattle. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Balance gives Washington win at Tulane

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — C.J. Wilcox scored 15 points to lead four players in double figures and Washington overcame an overall sloppy performance to escape with a 73-62 win at Tulane on Tuesday night.

Balance, and better than 50 percent shooting until late, made the difference for the Huskies (6-4). Nigel Williams-Goss and Perris Blackwell added 12 points and Mike Anderson had 10.

Jonathan Stark had 24 points, 17 in the first half when he kept Tulane (5-6) in the game. Louis Dabney added 16.

Tulane scored the first basket but then proceeded to shoot 32 percent in the first half, including a 1-9 performance from 3-point range and 13 of 21 from the foul line. Despite battling foul problems and turnovers, UW shot 56 percent, leading 41-32 when Wilcox dropped a half-court buzzer beater.

The Green Wave shot better in the second half and got within three on Dabney’s three-point play at 12:40.

 

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