After lifting the weight of a seven-game losing streak, the Huskies fell back to earth Wednesday night with an 88-66 drubbing courtesy of UCLA at Pauley Pavilion. Andrew Andrews and the rest of his teammates were unable to carry over the momentum of Sunday’s game-winning shot against against Washington State.
Author: Anthony Dion
Super Bowl Sunday meant a small crowd as the Huskies went back to work for the second time without big man Robert Upshaw against Cal. The sparse Alaska Airlines Arena crowd tinged in Seahawks blue watched as Cal’s Sam Singer hit game-winning three-pointer with four seconds to play, sending Washington to a 90-88 defeat.
A little over 48 hours after dismissing seven-foot center Robert Upshaw from the program, the Huskies fell 84-74 to Stanford at Alaska Airlines Arena in a game that never felt as close as the final score. Afterward, Washington’s focus was on incremental improvement.
Andrew Andrews scored a game-high 22 points on 7-of-14 shooting to lead the Huskies offense. Robert Upshaw added 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the loss.
In a game with seven ties and 10 lead changes, Andrew Andrews coolly nailed a jumper from the top of the key with one second remaining to give the Washington Huskies a 52-50 win over Colorado at the Coors Event Center in Boulder Thursday.
When Nigel Williams-Goss connected on a 3-pointer to open the second half, the Huskies let Oregon know the first 20 minutes were in the rear-view mirror. The shot cut a 42-32 halftime lead to seven and immediately put the Ducks on their heels. It keyed a 53-point second half for an 85-77 Huskies victory at
It didn’t end gracefully, but it ended nonetheless. The Washington Huskies halted a head-scratching four-game losing skid with a 56-43 win over Oregon State Thursday in front of 6,663 at Alaska Airlines Arena.
The Huskies remain undefeated, but not without drama Monday night at Hec Ed against an underdog, thanks to a season-high 18 turnovers. But Washington (11-0) overcome a sloppy first half to defeat Tulane 66-57. UW equaled its best start under coach Lorenzo Romar, previously done in the 2005-06 season, in its penultimate nonconference game.
Shawn Kemp Jr. scored 21 points, Andrew Andrews had 16 points and Nigel Williams-Goss dished out 11 assists as Washington improved to 9-0, its best start to a season since starting 11-0 in 2005-06.
If Sunday’s contest was any indication, the University of Washington basketball team still has a ways to go to become the legitimate March Madness contender it aspires to be. That said, a tireless 81-77 come-from-behind victory over Eastern Washington (8-2) at Alaska Airlines Arena showed some heart and should pay dividends during an exhausting Pac-12