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Huskies defeat Bears in 2019 Armed Forces Classic

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Washington Huskies scored their first win of the 2019-20 men’s college basketball season. The Huskies defeated the Baylor Bears, 67-64, in the Armed Forces Classic at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

Washington leads the all-time series 3-1. This was the first meeting between the two teams since an 80-68 win by the Huskies on December 10, 1955.

Washington Huskies player Nahziah Carter moves the ball against the Baylor Bears during the ESPN Armed Forces Classic
Nahziah Carter moves the ball against the Baylor Bears during the ESPN Armed Forces Classic (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images)

The Huskies scored the final six points in the final two minutes and 13 seconds. Jaden McDaniels made two free throws to cut the Bears’ lead to 64-61.

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Nahziah Carter then made a three-point jumper to tie the game at 64 each with 1:38 left in the contest. Then, with thirty seconds left in the game, Isaiah Stewart made a layup for a 66-64 Huskies lead.

Carter then increased the lead to 67-64 with 15 seconds after making a free throw.

The aforementioned Carter led the team with 23 points. McDaniels also scored 18 and Stewart added 15.

Washington had just nine bench points. Hameir Wright scored six points, while Jamal Bey added three points.

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Jared Butler led the Bears with 18 points. Freddie Gillespie also scored in double-figures with 11 points.

Baylor had 16 bench points. Devonte Bandoo scored nine points off of the bench, and Tristan Clark also contributed seven points.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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