Roy leads No. 20 Washington over Oregon State
Corvallis, OR (Sports Network) – Brandon Roy posted 25 points, eight rebounds
and nine assists as 20th-ranked Washington dropped Oregon State 96-63
at the Gill Coliseum.
Ryan Appleby netted 15 points on 5-of-6 three-point shooting for the Huskies
(20-5, 9-5 Pac-10), who are on a four-game winning streak including a
75-72 thriller at Oregon on Thursday. Bobby Jones and Jamaal Williams added 12
points apiece for Washington.
Sasa Cuic scored 17 points to pace the Beavers (11-15, 4-11), who have lost
seven of their last eight games. Nick DeWitz scored 12 points, while Marcel
Jones added 10.
Roy scored a layup and free throw, which capped a 12-2 Washington run that
gave the Huskies a 79-54 lead midway through the second half, and put the game
out of Oregon State’s reach.
Washington, which led 44-37 at halftime, is 4-3 in conference games on the
The Huskies completed their first sweep in the state of Oregon since 1998 and
reached the 20-win plateau in the process. The Huskies posted back-to-back 20-
win seasons for the first time since 1984-85.
This longstanding rivalry has Washington leading by a count of 144-135. The
Huskies have won five of the last six meetings overall and achieved a regular
season sweep after posting a 69-65 win in Seattle back on January 19th.