Pullman, WA (Sports Network) - Aziz N'Diaye recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Washington Huskies as they claimed a 68-63 Pac-12 victory over their instate rivals the Washington State Cougars at the Beasley Coliseum in the 275th meeting between the schools.
N'Diaye was 7-of-9 from the field for the Huskies (9-6, 1-0 Pac-12), who earned their fifth win in six games. C.J. Wilcox led all scorers with 18 points and seven rebounds while Scott Suggs added 11 points.
Mike Ladd scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds for the Cougars (9-5, 0-1), who saw their four-game winning streak come to a close. Brock Motum contributed 15 points and five rebounds while DaVonte Lacy scored 10 points in the loss.
Washington led 34-27 at halftime after shooting 52.2 percent from the field and holding the Cougars to 27.6 percent.
In the second half, Washington State battled back and outscored the Huskies, 36-34, but Andrew Andrews was 4-of-4 from the charity stripe in the final 30 seconds to help Washington hold on for the victory.
The Huskies shot 54.2 percent from the field throughout the game while the Cougars struggled, making good on only 36.8 percent of their shots from the floor.