Riley Sorn led the Huskies with 16 points, Nate Pryor scored 15, Marcus Tsohonis added 14, and Quade Green 12. Washington (1-6) shot 43% (27 of 63).
Washington head coach Mike Hopkins said, "the biggest concern for us was always going to be the mental health of our student-athletes," when asked about a lack of energy and the possible connection to the pandemic.
Montana beat the Huskies for the first time since Nov. 28, 1994, closing the game on a 15-5 run. It was Montana's first win over a Power Five conference team since beating Pittsburgh in November 2017 and its first win over a Pac-12 opponent since beating Oregon State in December 2010.
Washington (1-3) avoided the school's first 0-4 start since 1993-94 when the Huskies started 0-5 in Bob Bender's first season as head coach. The Huskies also extended their dominance over their crosstown foe, winning their 16th straight in the series, a streak that dates back to 1978.
The Huskies head man and players met with the media to discuss their 73-41 victory against the Seattle Redhawks.