Huskies Handle Santa Clara

Dec 8, 2002

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Nate Robinson scored 19 points Saturday as theWashington Huskies beat the Santa Clara Broncos 72-55.

The Huskies (2-3) have now won two straight for new head coach Lorenzo Romarafter starting the season with a three-game losing streak.

Robinson scored 17 of his 19 in the second half as the Broncos (3-3) madejust 4-for-33 from the floor.

Doug Wrenn added 17 points for Washington and led the team with eightrebounds.

Besides Robinson and Wrenn, Will Conroy and Curtis Allen each added 11points as the Huskies had four players post double-figures in scoring.

The lone bright spot for Santa Clara was Cord Anderson, who led all playerswith a career high 21 points and 10 rebounds.

The Huskies led at halftime 32-30 although shooting just 11-for-31 from thefloor.

The Broncos took an early lead on in the first half but saw it erased at8:27 when the Huskies' Robinson tapped in a three-footer to make it 14-14.

Santa Clara trailed for the remainder of the half and Washington's Allen andWrenn combined for 20 points to help keep the Huskies on top.

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