Roy leads No. 17 Washington past fading Stanford
Seattle, WA (Sports Network) – Brandon Roy scored 23 points and added seven
assists and six rebounds to lead the 17th-ranked Washington Huskies past the
Stanford Cardinal, 75-57, at Bank of America Arena.
Mike Jensen had a career-high 18 points on 6-of-8 three-point shooting and
Jamaal Williams added 10 points and eight rebounds for the Huskies (21-5, 10-5
Pac 10), who are on a five-game winning streak.
Matt Haryasz had 10 points and nine rebounds and Peter Prowitt added 10 points
and five boards in the loss for the Cardinal (13-11, 9-6), who have lost two
straight and four of their last five games.
It was a tight beginning to the game and the score was knotted up at 8-8 after
Chris Hernandez hit two free throws for Stanford a little less than five
However, Jensen drained a three-pointer to spark a 16-6 burst for the Huskies
and they had a 24-14 lead after Jensen connected on another trey with 7:26
left in the first half.
Back-to-back layups by Haryasz got the Cardinal back to within seven points at
29-22 with 4:31 remaining until the break.
But, Washington closed the half with a 10-6 spurt and took a 39-28 lead into
the locker room.
Washington shot 47 percent from the floor in the first half, including 8-of-13
from long range. Stanford only managed to hit 38 percent of its shots in the
first 20 minutes including 0-of-4 from beyond the arc.
The Cardinal never seriously threatened Washington in the second half.
Anthony Goods hit a three-pointer and Haryasz followed that up with two free
throws to make it a 53-43 game with 9:46 remaining.
However, the Huskies responded with a 9-3 run and held a commanding 62-46 lead
after Bobby Jones put in a layup with 6:11 remaining in the game.
Washington led by as much as 20 points the rest of the way en route to the
Stanford leads the series with Washington, 65-58…Jones finished with eight
points…Washington finished the game shooting 42.6 percent, including 10-
of-18 from three-point range…Stanford only connected on 36.5 percent of its
shots and managed to hit just 3-of-14 three-point attempts…The Cardinal
edged out the Huskies on the boards, 31-29…Hernandez finished with nine
points and seven assists.