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Basketball: UW survives WSU but Wilcox out with stress fracture in hip — doubtful for this week

By Jeff Faraudo
Sunday, January 15th, 2012 at 9:39 pm in Basketball, Pac-12 news.

Huskies’ No. 2 scorer may not be available to face Bears on Thursday . . .

   – Washington 75, Washington State 65: The Huskies (11-6, 4-1 Pac-12) rode 30 points from Terrence Ross — 26 of them in the second half — to a comeback win over the Cougars (9-8, 1-4). Ross needed the big game because sophomore C.J. Wilcox, the team’s No. 2 scorer at 15.5 ppg, was out with a  stress fracture in his left hip. The Seattle Times reported he may miss this week’s games.

  — UCLA 66, USC 47: The Bruins (10-7, 3-2) won their third straight game, limiting the offensively challenged Trojans (5-13, 0-5) to 36-percent shooting at the Galen Center. Twins Travis and David Wear combined for 32 points and 15 rebounds.

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  • Paul Thomas

    What hex did someone put on this conference? C.J. Wilcox is an easy first-team All Pac-12 guy, and was my personal preseason pick for Player of the Year. Horrible luck for Washington (and sounds like a horrible injury, too– how on earth do you fix a stress fracture in a hip? Have the person lie on his side for weeks on end?!?).