Taran Armstrong had 18 points with six assists, Joe Quintana added 17 points and Cal Baptist defeated Washington 73-64 for his first win over a Pac-12 team.
SEATTLE (AP) — Taran Armstrong had 18 points with six assists, Joe Quintana added 17 points and California Baptist defeated Washington 73-64 Thursday night for its first win over a Pac-12 team.
The Lancers (3-1) made seven of their last eight shots and 5 of 8 free throws to fend off the Huskies (3-1).
Timothy Ighoefe added 10 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks to the win.
California Baptist never fell short of Armstrong’s knight and Quintana’s 3-pointers made it 22-19 with 6:44 in the first half. The Lancers led by as much as 12 in the second half, allowing Washington to close on four at one point.
It was 62-57 after a dunk by Washington’s Franck Kepnang with 3:34 to play, but Armstrong quickly responded with a three-point play followed by a 3-pointer and it was back to 11 at 2:39 -Brand.
The Huskies hit a couple of 3s to open the game and led 8-0, but Cal Baptist quickly got back into the game with an 11-0 run that was good for a 15-10 lead.
The Lancers hit 5 of 9 behind the arc to lead 33-26 at the break. Washington was 3 of 10 from long range and shooting 32%.
California Baptist made 7 of 16 3-pointers and shot 51%, 58% in the second half (11 of 19). The Lancers landed 19 of 29 from the foul line, 16 marks came in the second half.
Kepnang led the Huskies with 14 points and eight rebounds, but after his 6-of-9 shooting, his teammates were just 19-of-54 (35%). UW was 4 of 16 behind the arc.
The Huskies attempted to start the season 4-0, the last time that happened was in 2014 when they won the Wooden Legacy. They return to Anaheim next Wednesday for the Wooden Legacy and meet Fresno State.
https://www.king5.com/article/sports/ncaa/ncaab/huskies/armstrong-quintana-lead-cal-baptist-past-washington-73-64/281-297ed491-36a3-4102-96fd-227882d6052f Armstrong, Quintana lead Cal Baptist past Washington 73-64