Terrell Brown scored an amusement high 20, with eight coming in the last 86 seconds, and Seattle University held off Washington State 78-69 on Wednesday night.
It was the first run through Seattle U. has beaten the Cougars since the 1978-79 season.
“You simply need to attempt and climb the pecking request in the state,” Redhawks second-year mentor Jim Hayford said. “Today, we benefited as much as possible from this chance.”
WSU (1-1) attempted to locate any predictable scoring without best player Robert Franks, who sat out with left foot damage. He had 31 and 11 bounce back in the group’s season-opening triumph against Nicholls on Sunday.
Without Franks, the Cougars shot 30 percent from the floor (21 of 70), including a 6-of-24 exertion from the 3-point line.
“The one-on-one b-ball truly harmed us,” WSU mentor Ernie Kent said. “We battled back . be that as it may, we took some constrained, intense shots at key occasions. Normally that is on the grounds that you are not in mood.”
WSU erased a halftime shortage on a 12-0 raced to snatch a 51-48 lead with 12:46 remaining.
The Redhawks (3-1) scored nine sequential focuses from that point forward, and never trailed whatever is left of the way.
WSU slice it to 68-65 on Carter Skaggs’ turning bushel in the path with 3:05 to go, however Brown assumed control after that. He scored on layups on consecutive Seattle U. belonging with 50.6 seconds remaining, and made 4 of 5 free tosses.
“I simply needed to do whatever I could do to win,” Brown said.
The Redhawks driven by upwards of 15 points in the main half.
Delante Jones included 15 points for Seattle U., 13 coming in the main half. Martej Kavas contributed with 14.
Isaiah Wade drove the Cougars with 17 on 8-of-16 shooting.
It’s difficult changing in accordance with existence without your best scoring danger, yet the Cougars did as such with Franks on the sideline. One splendid spot was exchange Wade’s inside work. The massive 6-foot-7 forward, from Iowa Western Community College, could be a predictable twofold danger in his first season.
Seattle U: Brown’s quality off the seat truly gives the Redhawks three strong watches, and can enable them to play little. They additionally have rangy shot-blocker Myles Carter, an exchange from Seton Hall, who gives them an inside protective nearness.