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Washington holds off Fresno State, 62-57 at Wooden Legacy

Keion Brooks scored 16 points and Washington held off Fresno State to take a 62-57 win in the first game of the Wooden Legacy tournament on Wednesday night.
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Washington head coach Mike Hopkins yells instructions to players in the first half against North Carolina during a second-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Keion Brooks scored 16 points and Washington held off Fresno State to take a 62-57 win in the first game of the Wooden Legacy tournament on Wednesday night.

Washington got its last field goal on Franck Kepnang's dunk with 2:35 left in the game to make it 59-52. Fresno State did not score from the four-minute mark until Leo Colimerio turned a three-point play with 37 seconds left to get the Bulldogs within four, 59-55. P.J. Fuller hit two free throws for the Huskies and Jamal Bey added the first of two from the line to push the lead to 62-55 with 15 seconds left.

   

Washington advances to Thursday's championship game.

The Huskies (4-1) converted 22 of 58 from the field (37.9%).

Isaih Moore led Fresno State (1-3) with a double-double, scoring 15 points and grabbing 13 rebounds.

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