Washington hosts Oregon State top open the final weekend of the regular season. Here's a look at the Huskies.
Washington (19-10, 9-7 Pac-12) had lost four of five before last Saturday's 68-51 win at California. Jaylen Nowell had 23 points, including 13 of 14 at the free-throw line, and four rebounds, and Noah Dickerson added 16 points, nine rebounds and two blocks.
Nowell, a freshman guard, is averaging 16.3 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists this season.
Dickerson, a junior forward, averages 15 points and 8.5 rebounds. He's third in the Pac-12 in rebounding in conference games at 9.0 per contests. He's fourth in both offensive (2.7) and defensive (6.3) rebounds).
Dickerson has nine double-doubles this season, six in conference play.
Junior guard David Crisp avearges 11.4 points, 2.7 rebounds and 3.2 assists, and junior guard Matisse Thybulle 10.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists. Considered a leading candidate for Pac-12 defensive player of the year, Thybulle is the leader in conference games averaging 2.8 steals.
For the season, Washington shoots 45.7 percent overall (eighth in the Pac-12), 34.2 on 3-pointers (10th) and 69.4 on foul shots (10th). In conference games those numbers are 44.1 (eighth), 32.2 (tied for 11th) and 69.9 (tied for ninth).
Stevie Thompson's last-second 3-pointer gave the Beavers a 97-94 double-overtime home win against Washington on Feb. 10.
Dickerson had 28 points on 8-of-12 shooting and 12 of 13 on free throws along with 12 rebounds. Nowell had 23 points, five rebounds and four assists. Tres Tinkle led OSU with 29 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. Thompson added 22 points and six assists and Drew Eubanks 18 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks.
The Beavers have won three of the last four against the Huskies. Washington leads the all-time series 159-141.