Washington defeats Arizona State 79-62

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP)—Matthew Bryan-Amaning had 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead Washington to a 79-62 victory against Arizona State on Thursday night.

C.J. Wilcox added 16 points, including four 3-pointers, and eight rebounds for Washington (18-7, 10-4 Pac-10), which has won three straight after losing three in a row. The conference’s third-leading scorer, Isaiah Thomas, had 11 points, six below his average, and six assists.

Ty Abbott had 15 points for the Sun Devils (9-16, 1-12), who have lost nine straight games.

The Huskies had a 10-point halftime lead but allowed Arizona State to get within 49-42 with 17:13 left. After a Washington timeout, the Huskies scored 10 straight points, the last six on 3-pointers by Justin Holiday and Wilcox.

Washington lost Scott Suggs, the Pac-10’s second-best 3-point shooter, to a knee injury just 3:13 into the game.

Trent Lockett added nine points for Arizona State, who has won just once since Jan. 6, against Tulsa.

Washington went on an 11-1 run late in the first half to break a 27-27 tie and lead 43-33 at the break.

The Huskies beat the Sun Devils 88-75 in Seattle on Jan. 22 and have won 16 of the last 19 meetings.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Washington
Matthew Bryan-Amaning Matthew Bryan-Amaning
7-11,  22 Pts
12 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Arizona St.
Ty Abbott Ty Abbott
7-14,  15 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

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