Washington 30 33 63
Sandiegost 21 49 70
Date of game: 12/8/2013

Recap: San Diego St vs. Washington

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Xavier Thames tallied 19 points and six assists as No. 24 San Diego State took care of Washington, 70-63, at Viejas Arena.

Winston Shepard added 17 points for San Diego State (7-1), which has won six straight contests overall and 11 of its last 13 meetings with current members of the Pac-12. J.J. O'Brien netted 10 points, Josh Davis recorded eight points with 10 rebounds and Skylar Spencer blocked a career-high five shots.

"I had some good opportunities," said Spencer. "Every game I try to block at least three shots but I got a few more today."

C.J. Wilcox paced Washington (4-4) with 17 points. Freshman Nigel Williams- Goss went for 14 points and five assists and Andrew Andrews scored 13 points as the Huskies' brief two-game winning streak came to an end.

"We were here in 2005, that was when (SDSU) was just starting to become good," said Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar. "I just thought, one day this place is going to be wild. It's wonderful. IT's a great environment to play in."

The Aztecs overcame a 30-21 halftime deficit thanks in large part to a hot start to the second half. Thames' layup capped an 8-0 SDSU run out of the locker rooms to make it 30-29, and his jumper with 14:59 left put the hosts in front at 33-32.

Washington regained the lead at 41-40 midway through the period after five straight points by Wilcox. Matt Shrigley followed with two free throws for SDSU, which never trailed again after that despite a Huskies' charge in the final minute.

After O'Brien split a pair from the line, Williams-Goss canned a three from the wing with 43 seconds left to bring Washington within 65-63. Shepard made all four of his free throws tries around an Andrews missed trey, however, to seal it for SDSU.

Earlier, the Huskies claimed a 27-17 lead with 2:02 left in the first half. Davis and Shepard followed with jumpers to make it a 6-point game, but Andrews' triple 35 seconds before halftime put the visitors in front by a 30-21 count heading into the final 20 minutes.

"We shot it as poorly as we've ever shot it in the first half, but didn't quit playing defense," said San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher. "The second half, we started making some shots and our defense got better."

Game Notes

Washington outrebounded San Diego State, 41-31. ... The Huskies shot 8-of-14 from 3-point range but went just 14-of-43 from inside the arc ... The Aztecs improved to 27-1 in their last 28 December tilts ... San Diego State has won 42 straight home non-conference bouts against unranked foes.

Week 1 stunner in Norman

The Oklahoma Sooners are ranked fourth in the preseason AP Top 25 poll but they will have to work harder than they think to blow away Louisiana Tech on Saturday.

NASCAR News
Stewart set to return to racing at Atlanta

After missing the last three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, Tony Stewart is expected to return to competition this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Extra Points: Two wrongs don't make a right for Goodell

The fact that we look to Roger Goodell and the NFL to take the lead on any number of social issues should say more about us as a society than the commissioner or the league he lords over.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.