Brown scores 32, Washington beats South Dakota State 87-76
SIOUX FALLS, SD
Terrell Brown Jr. scored 32 points, his career high, and Washington beat South Dakota State 87-76 on Tuesday night in the Crossover Classic.
Brown, in his first season with the Huskies after transferring from Arizona, surpassed the 31 points he scored four times two seasons ago when playing for Seattle. He made 13 of 18 shots and 6 of 7 from the free throw line.
Washington led 42-32 at halftime, then the Coyotes moved closer to four points from the end with eight minutes left. Brown scored the next seven points in Washington and the Huskies led 72-64. The lead reached 10 when Jamal Bey scored 3 points with 3:29 remaining. Brown had two free throws for an 82-70 lead and the Huskies led in double digits the rest of the way.
PJ Fuller scored 14 points for Washington (4-2). Eddie Matthews Jr. added 13 and Bey 12. The Huskies shot 58% overall.
Noah Freidel led the Jackrabbits (5-2) with 20 points. Douglas Wilson added 18 points and 12 rebounds.
The four round robin teams play three games in three days. On Wednesday, the final day, Washington will face Nevada and South Dakota State will face George Mason.
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