Huskies Snap 3-Game Losing Skid With Win Over Stanford
(1090 The Fan) — C.J. Wilcox made four critical free throws down the stretch to lead Washington to a much-needed 64-60 victory over Stanford, snapping a 3-game losing skid, Wednesday.
Stanford (15-8, 6-5) had a chance to tie or take the lead with less than 20 seconds left, but committed a charging foul and Wilcox subsequently iced the game from the free-throw line for Washington (14-11, 6-6).
Wilcox finished with 17 points and Nigel Williams-Goss added 16 points and five assists. Perhaps the biggest contribution for the Huskies, though, came from guard Mike Anderson who finished with 13 points including two key back-to-back 3-pointers which capped a 12-2 run over the first three minutes of the second half to give Washington a 39-36 lead.
The Cardinal would answer over the next six minutes with a 10-2 run of their own. In the middle of that run, point guard Williams-Goss limped off the court near the 13:20 mark replaced by freshman Jahmel Taylor. That switch led to two turnovers and Stanford increasing its lead to 46-41 with just over 11 minutes remaining.
But then Williams-Goss returned and the Huskies offense responded. Shawn Kemp Jr. provided two quick dunks and Anderson hit four consecutive free throws to lift Washington back into a tie 52-52 with 6:54 remaining.
At that point, Wilcox and Williams-Goss got assertive, taking the ball to the hoop and converting from the free-throw line.
Chasson Randle scored 13 of his 17 points in the first half to lead Stanford to a 34-27 halftime advantage. The team closed on a 7-0 run over the final 1:41.
Dwight Powell scored 18 points to lead the Cardinal which fell to sixth in the Pac-12 conference standings with the loss.
-Anthony Dion, 1090 The Fan
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)