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.
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.