November 13, 2017 / 3:52 AM / a year ago

Washington powers past Eastern Washington

Washington powers past Eastern Washington

Washington junior forward Noah Dickerson had career highs with 28 points and 22 rebounds and Matisse Thybulle added 15 points in the Huskies’ 79-69 victory over Eastern Washington at Alaska Airlines Arena on Sunday.

Dickerson, 6-foot-8, made 9-of-16 field-goal attempts and 10-of-14 free-throw attempts, and he scored 12 straight Washington points late in the first half for a lead the Huskies (2-0) never lost.

Bogdan Bliznyuk had 20 points and eight rebounds and Luca Vulikic had 10 points and five rebounds for the Eagles (1-1), held to 40 percent shooting from the field. Bliznyuk, on pace to become the Eagles’ career leading scorer, had two of their eight 3-pointers.

Dickerson had a double-double at halftime, with 20 points and 11 rebounds, as the Huskies used a 15-6 run in the final four minutes to build a 40-34 lead. His previous career highs were 27 points and 17 rebounds.

Thybulle’s 3-pointer with seven minutes remaining pushed the Huskies’ lead to 11 points with 7 1/2 minutes remaining as they maintained control.

David Crisp had 11 points, and his 3-pointer with 5:31 remaining kept the lead at 11. His third three gave the Huskies a 71-58 edge with 2:47 left.

Freshman guard Jaylen Nowell, who had 32 points in the Huskies’ 86-82 victory over Belmont on Friday, had 10 points.

The Huskies shot 41.4 percent had a 40-29 rebounding edge.

Eastern Washington played the first game of a 10-game road trip under first-year coach Shantay Legans. The Eagles do not play another home game until Dec. 17 against Cal-Northridge.

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