Washington Falls to West Virginia, 69-56
March 25, 2010
|Washington vs. West Virginia||1st||2nd||Final|
|Washington Huskies (26-10)||29||27||69|
|West Virginia Mountaineers (30-6)||27||42||56|
|Points: Justin Holiday (Washington) 14 | Kevin Jones (West Virginia) 18|
|Rebounds: Matthew Bryan-Amaning (Washington) 8 | Kevin Jones (West Virginia) 8|
|Assists: Isaiah Thomas (Washington) 4 | Devin Ebanks (West Virginia) 5|
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Kevin Jones scored 18 points in leading second-seeded West Virginia to a 69-56 win over Washington on Thursday night in the East Regional semifinals.
Da'Sean Butler shook off a sore right hand that he hurt in the second half to score 14 points for the Mountaineers (30-6), who won their ninth straight game and set a school record for victories.
Justin Holiday scored 14 points and added eight rebounds for the 11th-seeded Huskies (26-10). Washington was undone by foul trouble after leading scorer Quincy Pondexter picked up his third foul in the first half, and guard Isaiah Thomas fouled out with 2:41 left.