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Washington defeats Long Beach St. in 2 OT, 92-89
WASHINGTON 92, LONG BEACH ST 89
By CURTIS CRABTREE
SEATTLE (AP) -- Mike Anderson scored 19 points and grabbed 16
rebounds as Washington rallied from an eight-point second-half
deficit and earned a 92-89 victory over Long Beach State
Anderson converted a free throw with 14.2 seconds left to play
to give the Huskies a three-point cushion. Mike Caffey got a
clear look at a 3-pointer from the right wing but couldn't knock
down the shot and Washington held on for the victory.
Six Huskies finished in double-figures with Anderson leading the
The Huskies trailed 69-61 with 6:23 remaining in regulation
after back-to-back baskets from Dan Jennings to extend the lead
for the 49ers.
Nigel Williams-Goss hit a 3-pointer and a floater along the
baseline on consecutive possessions for Washington to close
within 69-66 with four minutes to play. Caffey responded with a
3-pointer of his own from the corner to extend the lead back to
The Huskies began to attack the rim and continued to close the
gap. Anderson converted a pair of three-point plays as the 49ers
lead dwindled to just two at 74-72. After a pair of free throws
from Bradford Jones, Andrew Andrews converted another
three-point opportunity for the Huskies to pull within one.
Caffey missed the front end of a one-and-one for Long Beach
State and the 49ers fouled Perris Blackwell, sending him to the
line with 58.9 left in the half. Blackwell converted both free
throws as Washington took their first lead, 77-76, since the
14:09 mark of the second half.
David Samuels stole the ball from C.J. Wilcox on the Huskies
next possession and Caffey converted on a fastbreak to give the
lead back to the 49ers with just 13.8 seconds remaining.
Williams-Goss was fouled going to the hoop with 10.2 seconds
left but he converted just one free throw to tie the game
78-all. Caffey missed a layup and Wilcox blocked Kris Gulley's
put back chance as the game went to overtime.
With Washington leading 81-80, Anderson stole the ball from
Gulley, leading to an Andrews fast-break layup. Wilcox then
blocked a Samuels' jumper and Andrews fed Darin Johnson on an
alley-oop as the Huskies matched their largest lead of the game
at 85-80 with two minutes to play in the extra session.
But the Huskies couldn't hold the lead. Caffey drilled a
3-pointer to pull within two at 85-83 with 42.2 seconds left in
the first overtime. Anderson missed a layup with 14 seconds left
and Caffey tied the game again with a driving layup to force a
Wilcox converted his first two 3-pointers of the game to move
past Ryan Appleby for most 3-pointers in Washington school
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