AROUND THE PAC-10
– West Virginia 69, Washington 56: The Mountaineers used a 15-4 run early in the second half to take charge and eliminate the Huskies (26-10), who had won nine straight games. Senior Quincy Pondexter, in his final game, shot just 3-for-9 and scored seven points, equaling his second-lowest total of the season. Sophomore guard Isaiah Thomas scored 13 points, but fouled out. The game featured 45 turnovers, 23 by West Virginia, which pounded the Huskies 40-25 on the boards.