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UW Men's Basketball Rolls Past CWU, 95-65 in Exhibition

UW Men's Basketball Rolls Past CWU, 95-65 in Exhibition
SEATTLE – Let’s not draw too many conclusions. Just promise.
 
Perris Blackwell was as he’d been all preseason in his Huskies debut: dominant inside, providing a scoring presence down low that Washington hasn’t had in years.
 
Jernard Jarreau provided 17 points, nine rebounds, five assists – and the most comical play of the night. He rail-thin, 6-foot-10 forward slammed down a dunk while fouled, then flexed his skinny biceps to the announced crowd of 4,985 at Alaska Airlines Arena.
 
Freshman point guard Nigel Williams-Goss debuted with 16 points, three assists and three turnovers in 20, mostly smooth minutes.
 
And C.J. Wilcox was C.J. Wilcox. He began his fifth-year senior season with 16 points on 7-of-14 shooting – though he uncharacteristically missed all three of his 3-point shots.
 
It added up to a promising, 95-65 run away from Division-II Central Washington  in UW’s only exhibition game Wednesday night.
 
Hustle sixth man Desmond Simmons watched from the sideline in street clothes. The junior forward was resting a sore knee for the Huskies, who open the season for real on Sunday at 7 p.m. at home against Seattle University.

Check back to GoHuskies.com for postgame reaction and updates.
 
 

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