Dec. 23, 1999
SEATTLE (AP) - Deon Luton scored 17 of his season-high 30 points in the second half as Washington pulled away late for a 72-57 victory over Boise State on Thursday night.
Luton made three of his four 3-pointers as Washington outscored the Broncos 34-19 over the game's final 10 minutes.
Senque Carey scored 18 points for Washington (5-5).
Abe Jackson scored 20 points and hit four 3-pointers, while Clint Hordemann scored 12 for Boise State (5-3).
Luton's scoring output was one shy of his career-high 31 at Southern California on Jan. 29, 1998.
With the game tied at 38-38 midway through the second half, Luton scored six points as Washington outscored Boise State 8-2 to take the lead for good.
The Broncos pulled to within 49-47 on a 3-pointer by Jackson with 8:07 left, but got no closer.
Thalo Green scored six points as Washington responded with a 10-2 run to put the game away. The Huskies led by at least seven points the rest of the way.
Both teams relied heavily on their starters. The Huskies scored only 11 bench points and Boise State just 13.
Lyons scored four points during a 10-3 Boise State run that put the Broncos up 16-12 with 8:21 left in the first half.
Carey scored six points as Washington took the lead back with an 8-0 run.
The Huskies had seven first-half steals and led 29-24 at halftime.