Huskies find new ways to vex Cougars
PULLMAN – This time, it was Washington’s bullish frontline giving Washington State its
share of fits.
Not guard Kristi Kingma, who dropped 29 against WSU in Seattle last month, or any hint of a perimeter game.
The Huskies’ 65-48 win over the Cougars on Saturday at Beasley Coliseum was the same song with a different tune – Washington continued to dominate its rival, this time with impressive interior play.
UW’s win added to a long and ominous melody for WSU that has now lasted 32 games and 16 seasons. The Cougs’ streak of futility against the Huskies began in 1996.
The sixth-place Cougars were able to hold Kingma, UW’s leading score, to just five points this time around. But the Huskies’ sizable interior filled that void and then some.
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