Huskies Slip By Portland St.

Nov 22, 2003

SEATTLE (AP) - Anthony Washington scored 14 points as Washington defeatedPortland State 73-65 Friday night.

Brandon Roy, Will Conroy and Bobby Jones each added 11 points for Washington(1-0).

Blake Walker scored 20 points, Seamus Boxley 15 and Sheu Oduniyi 12 forPortland State (0-1).

Portland State has lost 16 consecutive road games, dating back to the2001-02 season.

Hakeem Rollins' layup with 8:40 remaining in the game capped an 11-4Washington run that broke the game's final tie and put the Huskies up 54-47.

The Vikings pulled back within one point before the Huskies scored eightstraight points, including four by Washington, to take a 62-53 lead with 4:38left.

The Huskies led by at least six points the rest of the way.

A 22-2 run early in the game gave Washington a 24-8 lead, but the Vikingsresponded with a 24-8 run to tie the game at 32 with 1:58 left in the firsthalf.

The Vikings trailed only 37-34 at halftime despite 18 first-half turnoversand committed 28 for the game.

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