Former Washington teammates, past Husky greats and UW football coach Chris Petersen extended congratulations to Andrews after he poured in 47 points Wednesday night.
Oh, what a night.
The buzz emanating from Andrew Andrews’ 47-point farewell hasn’t died.
Before Wednesday’s regular-season finale at Alaska Airlines Arena, the Huskies paid tribute to their only senior with a celebration that included a video compilation of his highlights from the season and a touching testimonials from teammates (above).
And after Andrews led the Washington Huskies to a 99-91 point victory over in-state rival Washington State, the platitudes continued to roll in.
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Here’s a sampling of a few.
UW coach Lorenzo Romar: “It was fun to watch a fifth-year senior who’s been so loyal to this program go out like that, with a win first, and then with such a great offensive performance. That was pretty special.”
WSU coach Ernie Kent: “He got into what I call one of them zones and for a senior his last game, fifth-year senior who’s so confident to get into that zone, it was hard to shut them down. We looked at double teaming them, we hard hit them on some ball screens. He was still making tough shot after tough shot after tough shot. There’s not a lot you can do in that situation.”
— Here’s a link to the video highlights from UW’s 99-91 win over WSU.
— And here’s a link to the audio highlights from UW’s play-by-play man Bob Rondeau.