Brackets for the NIT were released on Sunday night. The Huskies will be a No. 6 seed in the bracket where Southern Mississippi is the top seed. The Huskies and third-seeded BYU will play on Tuesday night in Provo, Utah.
Scott Suggs scored 19 points, C.J. Wilcox added 11 and Washington held off a furious rally for a 64-62 win in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament Wednesday night.
Washington has suspended star tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins indefinitely following his weekend arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence.
A Seattle police report on an incident involving Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins said the driver of a vehicle involved in a weekend accident had a bloody nose consistent with hitting his face on the windshield and the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage.
Dewayne Dedmon could only watch from the USC bench as his Trojans watched a two-point lead turn into a seven-point deficit midway through the second half. The rest of the USC team was just as helpless as host Washington sunk 17 free throws without a miss over the final 17:40 to put the Trojans away, 65-57, on Wednesday night.
Washington dropped yet another Sunday. The Colorado Buffaloes (22-5, 11-5 Pac-12) won their seventh straight game as they took a step closer to securing one of the first-round byes for the conference tournament.
The Huskies fell apart in the second half of a 70-52 loss to the 12th-ranked Wildcats Wednesday night.
C.J. Wilcox broke out of a shooting skid with 24 points, Shawn Kemp Jr., added all 10 of his points in the second half, and Washington pulled away late for a 72-62 win over Oregon State on Saturday night.
Oregon’s Johnathan Loyd scored all 11 of his points in the second half, Damyean Dotson finished with 13 and the No. 23 Ducks snapped a two-game road losing streak with a 65-52 win over Washington on Wednesday night.
The University simply couldn’t contain the exploding offense of the USC Trojans.