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.
“I got some extra reps this week,” said Jensen. “I felt good at warmups today
and coach said let it rip.”
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.
“We have always been impressed with Stanford,” said Washington coach Lorenzo
Romar. “They are a solid team and never give you a game.”
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.