Washington Walks Over Houston, 85-61
Anthony Washington scored 10 points for the Huskies (4-4).
Louis Truscott recorded his fifth double-double of the season with 21 pointsand 11 rebounds, while Andre Owens added 13 points and Bryan Shelton 10 for theCougars (2-6).
The Huskies used full-court pressure to set a season-high for steals beforehalftime and Houston committed a season-worst 24 turnovers.
Washington jumped out to an 11-2 lead that included seven points offturnovers and led 20-9 after a three-point play by Allen.
Truscott and Owens scored five points apiece as Houston responded with a12-4 run to close to within 24-21 with five minutes remaining in the firsthalf.
Two 6-0 runs late in the half put the Huskies up 44-28 at halftime, theirlargest halftime lead of the season.
Houston turned the ball over three times before scoring in the second halfand the Huskies led by at least 17 points from that point.
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