No. 16 Men's Basketball Trounces Washington Huskies, 105-60

Jan. 19, 2002

Stanford, Calif. - A different style still meant the same results asNo. 16 Stanford raced to yet another victory over Washington.

Casey Jacobsen scored 21 points and Curtis Borchardt added 19 as theCardinal remained undefeated at home this season with a 105-60 victory over theHuskies on Saturday night

Julius Barnes added 15 points as Stanford (11-4, 4-2 Pac-10) extended itswinning streak over the Huskies to nine straight.

'We don't have the big bodies up front anymore, so we have to play more ofa full court game,' Borchardt said. 'Jason and Jarron (Collins) justswallowed up rebounds. We don't have that this year, so we have to be moreintense.'

David Dixon recorded his fourth double-double of the season with 16 reboundsand 13 points to lead Washington (7-11, 1-7), which lost its sixth straight onthe road. Doug Wrenn added 16 points and Curtis Allen had 13.

It was Stanford's largest margin of victory ever against Washington, and themost points the Cardinal have scored against the Huskies. It was Washington'sthird-worst loss ever.

'I'm hoping I don't see a lot shell-shocked looks when I get out to theteam bus,' Washington coach Bob Bender said. 'That would mean this could havea long-term affect on us.'

The game featured the Pac-10 blocked shots leaders in Dixon and Borchardt.Dixon blocked five shots for 42 on the year, already the fourth highestsingle-season total in school history.

Dixon, who set the single-game school record with seven earlier in theseason, tied for third-best with his latest effort.

'I'm just out there battling,' Dixon said. 'The numbers add up at theend.'

Borchardt had two blocked shots for 37, ninth best in Stanford history.

The Huskies have dropped nine of 10 overall and fell to 0-5 against rankedopponents. Washington hasn't won at Stanford since Jan. 30, 1993.

Under Bender, the Huskies are 0-9 at Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal have beenranked in the top five the previous four times Washington has faced them.

'Stanford just has our number,' Bender said.

The nine-game winning streak against the Huskies is the longest for Stanfordin a series that dates to the 1915-16 season.

'The main thing is we distributed the ball well,' Stanford coach MikeMontgomery said. 'I feel a lot better after this weekend. We know it's goingto get a lot tougher.'

Stanford went on a 27-7 run in the first eight minutes of the second half -with Jacobsen scoring 10 points in the stretch - to blow the game open at76-36.

The Cardinal led by as many as 48 points.

Borchardt scored 13 points in the first 8:15 of the contest as Stanford tooka 20-13 advantage.

Washington held a lead - for 22 seconds - at 10-8. It was all Cardinalafterward.

Tony Giovacchini hit a 28-foot 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Stanford a49-29 halftime lead.

Both teams also boast a two-sport athlete. Washington's Charles Frederickand Stanford's Teyo Johnson, who finished with 11 points, each played widereceiver on their respective football squads.

Josh Childress added 10 points for Stanford.

By RICK EYMER
Associated Press Writer

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