Washington 79, Stanford 64
March 12, 2010
Washington Post-Game Notes
11 of Washington's 28 first-half points came from the free throw line. The Huskies went 11-for-13 (.846) from the free throw line in the half, but just 8-of-28 from the field (.286).
Washington held Stanford to 7-of-24 from the field (.292) and 1-of-5 from behind the three-point arc (.200). The Cardinal entered the game shooting .438 from the field and .357 from the three-point line (4th in the Pac-10).
Quincy Pondexter scored 19 points today. He has 82 career games in double-figures, which is tied for third with Todd MacCullough on the UW career charts. He has scored in double-figures in 26 of 32 games this season.
With tonight's win, Washington has advanced to the Pac-10 Tournament championship game for the first time since 2005 and the third time ever. UW lost to #1 seeded Stanford in the 2004 title game and defeated #1 ranked Arizona in 2005.
Tonight's win gave Washington a six-game win streak over the Cardinal. The last time Washington defeated Stanford six-straight time was 1974-77.
Prior to tonight's win, Washington's largest margin of victory in a Pac-10 Tournament game was a 15-point win over Stanford in 1987 (86-71).
Washington has won 10 of its last 12 games and six straight.
Washington shot 25-of-29 (.862) from the free throw line tonight. The Huskies' season-best percentage for a single games was a .867 (26-of-30) effort at California on Feb. 11.
Matthew Bryan-Amaning has registered double-figures in rebounding in four of the last five games. The exception was last night's quarterfinal contest against Oregon State.
Quincy Pondexter now has 1,725 points in his career, which is fifth on the UW's all-time career scoring list. Todd MacCullough is fourth with 1,743.
Pondexter joins Oregon's Tajuan Porter and California's Jerome Randle as the only active Pac-10 players with more than 1,700 career points.