Washington State vs. Washington: Full Game Preview

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Washington State vs. Washington: Full Game Preview
Washington State
(11-17, 1-10 away)
Washington
(15-13, 10-6 home)
Venue: Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion
3:30PM ET / 12:30PM PT, March 03, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Washington State B Motum 17.9 B Motum 6.2 R Woolridge 2.8
Washington C Wilcox 17.1 A N`Diaye 9.5 A Gaddy 4.3

On Sunday, Washington State heads to Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion to take on Washington. Tipoff is at 3:30 p.m. EST and you can see it on FSN or ROOT. The Cougars fell to the Huskies 68-63 on Jan. 5 and are 2-8 against them over the last four years.

Washington State is currently in 12th place in the conference and Washington is in eigth.

In their last outing, despite 20 points and 5 rebounds from Brock Motum, the Cougars fell to Arizona 73-56 on Feb. 23. An integral part of the team, he leads the way in points (17.9), rebounds (6.2), and blocks (0.9). In a 68-59 victory over Arizona State on Feb. 23, Abdul Gaddy put up 13 points and 5 rebounds for the Huskies. He is averaging 11.3 points per game and leads the team in assists with 4.3 per game. A key area of strength for Washington is offensive rebounding percentage at 37.6 percent, which ranks first in their conference (and 27th nationally).

Washington StatSmack

  • The Washington State scoring leader (Brock Motum, 500 points) has more points than the Washington scoring leader (C.J Wilcox, 478 points).
  • Pullman isn't as congested as Seattle (population is significantly lower).
  • Washington State has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Washington ($31,111 vs. $36,342).
  • Washington State has come back to win after being down at half against Washington five times since 2001.
  • Washington State has an average margin of victory of 10 over Washington in 25 wins since 1980.
  • Brock Motum is ranked 4th in the Pac-12 in points.
WSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Brock Motum 35 18 6 1 1 1 2
C+ Mike Ladd 32 12 6 2 1 0 2
C DaVonte Lacy 30 11 3 2 1 0 2
C Royce Woolridge 31 10 3 3 1 0 2
C D.J. Shelton 26 5 6 2 0 0 2
D+ D. Kernich-Drew 22 6 2 1 0 0 1
D Will Dilorio 15 3 2 1 1 0 1
D Junior Longrus 11 1 2 1 0 1 0
D Bryce Leavitt 7 1 0 1 0 0 0
D Brett Boese 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D James Hunter 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Dominic Ballard 5 0 1 1 0 0 0
D- Keaton Hayenga 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
UW Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ C.J Wilcox 35 17 4 2 1 1 2
B Aziz N`Diaye 30 10 10 0 0 1 2
B Abdul Gaddy 32 11 3 4 1 0 3
C+ Scott Suggs 30 11 2 1 1 0 2
C+ Andrew Andrews 25 8 3 3 1 0 2
C+ Desmond Simmons 24 5 7 1 1 0 1
C Shawn Kemp Jr 18 6 3 0 0 0 1
C- Jernard Jarreau 13 3 3 0 0 0 1
D Hikeem Stewart 8 1 0 1 0 0 0
D Martin Breunig 6 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Dion Overstreet 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Quinn Sterling 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
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