SEATTLE (AP) — Markelle Futz had 27 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds and Washington beat Western Michigan 92-86 on Sunday night.
A 3-pointer by Tucker Haymond gave Western Michigan an 80-77 lead with 6:02 left but Fultz scored 10 from there, including a driving dunk with about five minutes to play that energized the crowd. Dominic Green‘s 3-pointer about two minutes later gave UW an 86-82 lead and the Huskies held on from there.
Haymond, a Seattle native, led Western Michigan (3-7) with a career-high 28 points. He scored nine of Western Michigan’s first 11 points on 3-pointers, and finished with a career high seven 3-pointers.
Thomas Wilder had 14 points and 10 assists for Western Michigan.
The Huskies shot 57 percent (35 of 61) from the field, including 8 of 15 from 3-point range.