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Husky Men's Basketball

The latest news and analysis on Husky men's hoops.

February 16, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Morning links: UW tied for 7th in Pac-12

Andrew Andrews floats into the lane for Washington in the first half against California. Andrews' 21 points led all scorers, but the Huskies fell to Cal 72-59. (Photo credit: Dean Rutz - Seattle Times)

Andrew Andrews floats into the lane for Washington in the first half against California. Andrews’ 21 points led all scorers, but the Huskies fell to Cal 72-59. (Photo credit: Dean Rutz – Seattle Times)

Despite a career-high tying 21 points from Andrew Andrews, Washington squandered a 12-point, first-half lead and lost 72-59 to California on Saturday. It was the first loss at Alaska Airlines Arena in Pac-12 play for the Huskies who entered the game 5-0 at home against league competition and had a 7-0 home winning streak.

Despite the loss, Washington (14-12, 6-7 Pac-12) remained in a seventh place tie with Utah in the conference standings. The Huskies have five regular-season games remaining.

Here’s UW-Cal video highlights from the Pac-12 Networks and photo galleries from Dean Rutz and the Associated Press.

And here’s the game stories in the Mercury News, AP, News Tribune, UW Daily and GoHuskies.com.


Jordan Adams scored 24 points and UCLA opened the second half with a 14-0 run on the way to an 80-66 victory over Utah. Kyle Anderson had 16 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for the Bruins (20-5, 9-3 Pac-12) and Norman Powell had 13 points before fouling out with 50 seconds remaining. The Bruins have won six of seven since Utah beat them 71-67 on Jan. 18 at the Huntsman Center.  That loss dropped the Bruins out of the AP top 25, and they haven’t been back since. Got a feeling, UCLA will return to the top 25 next week.

Delon Wright scored 16 points for Utah (17-8, 6-7), which succumbed to a 12-0 run at the start of the second half. The Utes, who came in with a 3-game winning streak, are 3-29 on the road since Larry Krystkowiak became coach in 2011-12.

Anthony Brown scored a career-high 30 points and went 10 of 11 from the free-throw line to help Stanford beat Washington State 69-56 at Beasley Coliseum. Chasson Randle scored 14 points and made 5 of 6 free throws late in the second half as Stanford (16-8, 7-5 Pac-12) rebounded from a loss Wednesday at Washington. Stanford jumped on Washington State from the opening tip and never trailed in the game. The Cardinal came out with a quick 14-3 lead. Brown lit up the Cougars for 20 first-half points and came up a perfect 6 of 6 from the field and 4 of 4 from the 3-point line. The Cardinal shot 63 percent in the half and led 39-24 at the break.

Que Johnson had 14 points and four 3-pointers and DaVonte Lacy had 13 points. Lacy was well below his scoring average of 19.8 points per game as Washington State (9-16, 2-11) dropped its fourth straight.

— It’s the hoops version of the Civil War on Sunday. Here’s a few keys to the game from Oregon’s perspective and five things to watch from Oregon State.

— Oregon’s Joseph Young and Oregon State’s Eric Moreland have a friendship that goes back to their AAU days in Houston.

— Colorado gets a chance to improve its woeful 1-6 road record when it plays today at USC.


Oregon State (13-10, 5-6) at Oregon (15-8, 3-8), 12 p.m. PT ………. Fox Sports 1
Colorado (18-7, 7-5) at USC (10-14, 1-10), 5 p.m. ………………………. ESPNU

Picks: Oregon and Colorado
Pac-12 tally: 50-22
Season tally: 147-45

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