The Washington Huskies may have gotten passed over for the 2012 NCAA Tournament, but they are still making plenty of noise in the 2012 NIT Tournament. The Huskies went on record as saying they will be viewing the NIT as the real deal and thus far, they are playing like it.
No. 1 seed Washington played the only Friday game in the NIT, going up against the No. 4 Northwestern Wildcats in a second-round matchup. The Huskies virtually dismantled Northwestern, blowing them out by a final score of 76-55.
The teams started the game on relatively even ground, with UW leading 39-32 heading into halftime. They held the Wildcats to just 23 points after the break, however, en route to the 21-point win.
Washington guard Terrence Ross led all scorers in the game with a whopping 32 points, also nabbing eight rebounds.
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