Watch 2006 Huskies Knock-off No. 1 On UWTV
April 18, 2010
SEATTLE - UWTV and FSN will present the Huskies' unforgettable 2006 win over No. 1 ranked Stanford this Monday night as part of its weekly Husky Classics, a weekly series on UWTV featuring favorite University of Washington games.
Continue reliving amazing touchdowns and thrilling three-pointers through Husky Classics at 7 p.m. every Monday on UWTV. For more information, visit uwtv.org/sports.
Tre Simmons scored 16 points for Washington, which was en route to its first winning season in seven seasons. Nate Robinson and Mike Jensen each added13 points for the Huskies, and Brandon Roy and Will Conroy had 12 apiece.
Many in the record crowd of 10,086 at Bank of America Arena stormed the floor after the game.
Washington had lost its first five conference games, including an 85-72 setback at Stanford, and was in last place in January. After that, the Huskies won 12 of 13 league games to claim second place starting four sophomores and a junior.
Stanford went 5-of-24 from 3-point range in the game, prompting Cardinal head coach Mike Montgomery to say 'We didn't get great shots. Their quickness hurt us.'
Trailing by 10 at halftime, Stanford scored the first nine points of the second half to cut it to 35-34, but the Huskies withstood the run and began scoring again. 'We showed that we can stop a run and go back at them,'Jensen said.
Simmons hit three consecutive 3-pointers to give Washington a 48-40 leadwith 7:53 left. 'Simmons' three 3s were huge,' Montgomery said afterward.
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