The Huskies did not disappoint in their final non-conference game before Pac-12 play begins. Washington (6-5) cruised to a 74-51 victory over the Cal State Northridge Matadors (3-7) on Thursday night at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Four players for Washington finished in double figures, including forward Desmond Simmons who finished with a team-high 13 points and eight rebounds. Terrence Ross also chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds of his own in the effort.
Washington looked to bounce back from a disappointing loss against UC Santa Barbara last weekend. Defense was the key in Thursday's 23-point victory for the Huskies. Cal State Northridge was held to 24.1% from the field and committed 22 turnovers. The Huskies weren't completely sharp either; Washington committed 20 turnovers.
Center Aziz N'Diaye returend after missing two games due to a knee injury, he finished with 11 points and seven rebounds in 16 minutes of play.
The Huskies' next game will be the Pac-12 home opener against the Oregon St. Beavers on Thursday, December 29th.
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