Feb. 11, 2011
SEATTLE -- Washington (16-7, 8-4 Pac-10) hosts Stanford (13-10, 6-6) on Saturday at Alaska Airlines Arena trying to avoid a series sweep by the Cardinal. Tip off is set for 5:30 p.m. (FSN-TV).
The Huskies are coming off a 109-77 win on California on Thursday that saw them set several records including: most points vs. a Pac-10 opponent, most points vs. a Pac-10 foe in a season series (201), most 3-pt field goals in a game (tie with 17). Scoring will come at a premium vs. Stanford though, as UW scored a season-low equaling 56 points last time the two teams met.
On The Airwaves
Saturday's game can be found on Sports Radio KJR 950-AM in Seattle and the Husky IMG College Sports Network throughout the region. Bob Rondeau will call play-by-play and Jason Hamilton will provide color commentary. FSN will telecast the game with Tom Glasgow and Lenny Wilkens calling the action. Comcast Sports Net will air the game in the Bay Area.
Washington is 65-70 all-time against the Cardinal, but the Huskies hold a 45-19 advantage in Seattle. Before falling to Stanford 58-56 in their first meeting this season, in a game that came down to the final seconds, UW had beat Stanford the previous 6 times, including a 94-61 game last time the two met in Seattle, January 14, 2010. Stanford last won in Seattle, 68-51, on Jan. 31, 2008 behind the play of the Lopez twins. Lorenzo Romar is 12-9 all-time against the Cardinal.
Stanford is 13-10 this season, 6-6 in Pac-10 play after a 75-62 win at WSU on Thursday. The Cardinal are 3-7 away from home this season, but boast the stingiest defense in the Pac-10, allowing just 62.1 ppg. Jeremy Green leads the Cardinal in scoring, averaging 15.3 ppg. Forward Josh Owens is the only other Cardinal in double-figures at 11.4 ppg and a team-best 6.8 rebounds per game. Stanford boasts two Washington natives -- Aaron Bright and John Gage.
Thursday vs. Cal
Isaiah Thomas made a career-high six 3-pointers en route to 23 points, Matthew Bryan-Amaning added 18, and Washington emphatically snapped its three-game losing streak with a 109-77 rout of California. Six Huskies finished in double figures as Washington led by 24 at halftime and rebounded after thudding its way out of first place in the Pac-10 and the AP Top 25 last week with losses at Oregon State and Oregon. Washington matched a school record with 17 3-pointers, including four from C.J. Wilcox and three by Scott Suggs. Wilcox finished with 14 points, Suggs and Terrence Ross had 11, and Justin Holiday added 12 points. The Huskies set several records,including: most points vs. a Pac-10 opponent, most points vs. a Pac-10 foe in a season series (201), most 3-pt field goals in a game (tie with 17).