Nine undefeated teams remain after No. 2 Kansas falls to Washington

Devonte Graham helped beat the Syracuse zone in the Jayhawks last game.	 Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Devonte Graham helped beat the Syracuse zone in the Jayhawks last game. Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Matisse Thybulle hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Jaylen Nowell added 15 and Washington led most of the way in upsetting second-ranked Kansas 74-65 on Wednesday night.

Though it wasn't technically a home game for Kansas, the Jayhawks had won 35 of their last 44 games played at the Sprint Center. Noah Dickerson added 13 points and 14 rebounds for the 7-2 Huskies, who held Devonte Graham and Svi Mykhailiuk to a combined eight points on 4-for-20 shooting.

As a team, the Huskies shot 42.9 percent from three-a figure that stood out, considering Kansas' usually potent offense was limited to a 5-of-20 conversion rate from beyond the arc as the Huskies' 2-3 zone defense flustered the Jayhawks' bevy of shooters.

Former Albany Academy standout and Washington freshman Hameir Wright had five points, six rebounds and three blocked shots.

LaGerald Vick did all he could do to keep Kansas in the game, scoring 28 points with five rebounds and seven assists, but ultimately Graham's poor night cost the Hawks the victory.

The Huskies, who have won five in a row since losing to Virginia Tech on November 17, will have a chance to add another quality line item to their resume Sunday when they host a 12th-ranked Gonzaga team that's looking to avoid consecutive losses following a 16-point defeat at the hands of Villanova on Tuesday.

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