Washington 87, Stanford 76

Isaiah Thomas scored 14 of his 22 points in the final three

minutes of the first half, Venoy Overton had his best game of the

season with 14 off the bench, and Washington beat Stanford 87-76 on

Saturday night.

Washington (17-7, 9-4 Pac-10) avenged a loss last month at

Stanford when the Huskies blew an 11-point lead in the final 9

minutes and suffered their first Pac-10 setback. This time, the

Cardinal served as validation that the Huskies have corrected the

problems that surfaced a week ago during their three-game losing


Thomas missed his first four shots, then caught fire at the end

of the first half, helping the Huskies to a 48-31 lead at the


Jeremy Green scored 24 points for Stanford (13-11, 6-7), his

fourth straight game scoring at least 20.

The 87 points scored by Washington were the most allowed this

season by the Cardinal and just the second time any team topped 80

on Stanford.