Wilcox made three clutch baskets in the final five minutes to keep Washington in the lead as the Ducks made their rally. The senior finished with 23 points on 7-for-11 shooting, including 5-for-6 from beyond the arc.
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Cal (13-4, 4-0) remained undefeated in Pac-12 conference play by out-shooting the Huskies 55 percent to 30 percent from the field.
The University of Washington and former assistant football coach Tosh Lupoi have reached agreement on a mutual separation that will pay him $300,000.
Wilcox finished with 31 points on 12-for-18 shooting, including a career-best 7-for-12 from the beyond the arc. The senior guard had 10 points in the first half, but it was the opening portion of the second that saw him take over, largely due to the absence of the 6-foot-6 Dinwiddie.
A strong defensive effort from Washington (10-6, 2-1) enabled it to hold off a solid Utes team which entered third in the Pac-12 in scoring with an 85.5 points-per-game average. The Huskies limited the Utes to 41.5 percent shooting for the game.
Rather than throwing together a bunch of unknown faces in a new setting, Washington coach Chris Petersen decided continuity and familiarity were what he wanted with his first coaching staff in Seattle.
The final score really did not indicate just how competitive this Pac-12 conference contest was. Washington led for a good portion in this one, playing with a consistent effort that had been seldom seen from the squad this season.
Washington (9-5, 1-0) built a 17-point halftime lead, 40-23, due in large part to its transition game. With Wilcox and Williams-Goss leading the way, the Huskies got up and down the floor to stress the Sun Devils defensively. Washington shot over 60 percent in the first half.
Before the Huskies get to face the No. 1-ranked Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, they face an 11-2 Arizona State team that can shoot well and boasts one of the quicker point guards in the league in sophomore Jahii Carson. Carson is averaging 19.3 points and 5.3 assists per game so far this season.
Scenes from the November 23, 2013 matchup between the Washington Huskies and Oregon State Beavers.
Scenes from the November 15, 2013 matchup between the Washington Huskies and UCLA Bruins.
Scenes from the November 9, 2013 matchup between the Washington Huskies and Colorado Buffaloes.
Scenes from the October 19, 2013 matchup between the Washington Huskies and the Arizona State Sun Devils.
Scenes from the 10/12 matchup between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies.