5:00 PM ET, March 19, 2009
Moda Center, Portland, Oregon
Huskies take advantage of Varnado foul trouble in win vs. Bulldogs
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Team captain Jon Brockman had a broken nose and a seat on the bench because of fouls. Isaiah Thomas and Justin Dentmon weren't fulfilling their roles as Washington's top two scorers in the biggest game of the season.As usual, everyone forgot about Quincy Pondexter.
• Quincy Pondexter scored a season-high 23 points to advance Washington to the second round, it will face Purdue.
•Washington has won at least a game in each of their last three NCAA tournament appearances.
• Jon Brockman picked up his 17th double-double of the season.
• Mississippi State's Jarvis Varnado was in foul trouble for most of the game. All four of his blocked shots were in the second half.
-- ESPN research
NCAA Mens Tournament
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||20-58 (.345)||27-62 (.435)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-18 (.278)||2-9 (.222)|
|FT Made-Attempted||13-19 (.684)||15-21 (.714)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||22 (0/0)||21 (0/0)|
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