Men's Hoops Downs Pac-10 Rival Oregon
January 16, 1999
SEATTLE - Senque Carey put Washington ahead for good in overtime and Deon Luton scored the game's final seven points as the Huskies defeated Oregon 86-76 Saturday afternoon.
Trailing 73-72 with 1:36 left in overtime, Carey opened a decisive 14-3 Washington run with four points that included two free throws and a fast break layin.
Todd MacCulloch scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Washington before fouling out in regulation time.
Luton scored 23 points while Donald Watts added 14 and Carey 13 for Washington (9-6, 2-3 Pac-10).
Terik Brown scored 15 points, Alex Scales 13 and Mike Carson 12 for Oregon (10-5, 2-4).
Trailing 65-60 with 2:17 left in regulation, Oregon tied the game with five unanswered points, capped by Carson's inbounds dunk with :50 remaining.
Watts missed a long jumper for Washington, and then Scales missed a 12-footer with four seconds left in regulation to send the game to overtime.
MacCulloch moved into eighth place on Washington's career scoring list, passing Detlef Schrempf, who was honored during the game. Schrempf is a Seattle SuperSonics player.
The Huskies have won 11 straight at home.
Oregon took an early lead and expanded it to 24-15 on Skouson Harker's layin with ten minutes remaining in the first half.
Washington answered with a 20-4 run, capped by Watts' two 3-pointers, giving the Huskies a 35-28 lead with 4:20 left in the half.
The Huskies led 41-38 at halftime.