Without leading scorer Lloyd Roberts, the Huskies
older squad didn't have the legs to keep up with the young visitors, who dominated throughout.
For the Huskies
and Seahawks, forging a partnership with Starbucks is like running the opening kickoff back for a touchdown
The third quarter began with the Huskies
extending their lead with a couple of three-pointers.
The Trojans' only points came on a 3-pointer by Jamie Hagiya that cut the lead to 80-79 with 2:47 remaining, but the Huskies
went on an 8-0 run to close out the game.
knew nothing of this side prior to the game, but were expecting a tough match against a young, well organised and disciplined Warriors side - something that Harper has always instilled in his teams.
Although Washington isn't fooling anyone these days, the Huskies
moved the ball effectively, as quarterback Isaiah Stanback completed 14 of 18 passes for 201 yards.
The last meeting in the league went the Huskies
way, however both sides were missing key players, Huskies
especially missing the height of Anthony Trigg and the scoring of Rich Thorpe.
Washington drove to the Bruins' 1-yard line, but after a timeout, coach Ty Willingham settled for an 18-yard field goal from Knudson and a 3-0 Huskies
The second half started with the Huskies
drawing level, only for the Cougars to pull away as some aggressive defence led to some fast break baskets.
The Willetts have had huskies
for more than 20 years, starting when Chuck bought a pup that had been abandoned at an Antelope Valley kennel.
The Cougars' offence struggled to score against the Huskies
tough inside defence which culminated in them scoring easy baskets on the break with their young guards running the floor well.
get tremendous credit for their defense, but their early success Saturday night started on the offensive end.
He will start against the Huskies
and should play more.
are the hottest team in the Pacific-10 Conference, but they might be the best opponent for UCLA.
Keep an eye on: How often UCLA matches 6-foot-3 CB Matt Ware with 6-4 Huskies
WR Reggie Williams - Ware has practiced on the left side in case the switch is made.