Huskies Slip Past Stanford, 73-68
By JAMES NEAL
jnevb1Associated Press Writer
SEATTLE- Anthony Washington made two free throws with 7.8 seconds leftto lift the Washington Huskies to a 73-68 victory over Stanford on Saturday.
The Huskies (7-8, 2-4) broke a 10-game losing streak to the Cardinal and athree-game losing steak overall. Washington also avenged last year's 105-60drubbing at Stanford, the third-worst defeat in school history.
Washington coach Lorenzo Romar won his 100th game. His record is now 100-96in seven seasons.
Stanford (12-5, 3-2) had a chance to win the game down the stretch. JasonHass cut the Washington lead to 70-68 with a jump shot with 20 seconds to go.But the Huskies got the ball back and Conroy made one of two foul shots,stretching the Washington lead to three with 19 seconds left.
On the next possession, the Cardinal had three chances to tie the game witha 3-pointer. Each shot bounced off the rim and Washington grabbed the lastrebound and was fouled, setting up his game-clinching free throws.
Josh Childress led Stanford with 18 points and Matt Lottich scored 15.Lottich scored 13 in the first half including 3 of 4 from 3 point range,however he played little in the second half because of foul trouble.
Washington freshman Brandon Roy, who was declared eligible before Thursday'sgame against California, played in his first game as a Husky. He had fourassists and two rebounds in five minutes.
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