Huskies Overwhelm Arizona State, 93-85
February 6, 1999
SEATTLE (AP) - Deon Luton scored 27 points and Todd MacCulloch added 22 as Washington overwhelmed Arizona State 93-85 on Saturday night.
Luton and MacCulloch were hottest of the hot as the Huskies shot a season-best 67.3 percent from the field.
MacCulloch, who led the nation in field goal percentage the past two seasons, was 10-of-11 from the field and grabbed 11 rebounds. Luton was 9-of-11, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range.
Senque Carey scored 18 points and Donald Watts had 10 for Washington (14-7, 7-4 Pac-10).
Mike Batiste scored 28 points, Bobby Lazor added 16 and Alton Mason had 14 for Arizona State (13-10, 5-6).
Eddie House hit two free throws with 1:43 left in the game to bring Arizona State to within 83-78, but the Huskies hit 10-of-12 free throws down the stretch to seal the win.
Washington has won seven of its last eight games, including victories over No. 10 Arizona and No. 13 UCLA in the past week.
The Huskies started hot, making their first eight shots and going 14-of-16 to take a 32-13 lead with 10:21 left in the first half.
Mason scored seven points as Arizona State responded with a 13-0 run.
Washington led 50-37 at halftime.
Washington's 14-game home winning streak is the longest in 14 years.
The Huskies avenged their worst defeat of the season, a 96-72 loss at Arizona State on Jan. 7.