Bruins Slip By UW In OT

Jan 11, 2004

Box Score

By TIM KORTE
AP Sports Writer

SEATTLE - T.J. Cummings had 22 points and 11 rebounds and Dijon Thompson scored 13, including two free throws with 10.5 seconds remaining in overtime that lifted UCLA to an 86-84 win over Washington on Saturday night.

It was an exciting finish after the Bruins (8-3, 4-0 Pac-10) had control all night. It seemed UCLA would coast to an easy victory until Washington (5-7, 0-4) charged back in the final 3˝ minutes.

After Thompson's free throws, the Huskies had a chance to force another overtime when Will Conroy drove and missed a layup as he bumped UCLA's Ryan Hollins in the lane. There was a tangle for the rebound, and officials called a held ball.

That gave possession to Washington with 0.2 seconds on the clock. After a timeout, Conroy inbounded for a possible tip-in to Brandon Roy but the horn expired when it touched his fingers.

UCLA freshman Trevor Ariza scored five of his 21 points in overtime, while Michael Fey added 12 points.

Conroy led Washington with a season-high 29 points. He shot 9-of-15 and had seven rebounds and five assists. Nate Robinson scored 18 points while Roy had 16 for the scrappy Huskies, who have lost seven of nine.

The Bruins have dominated the series, taking their fifth straight victory over Washington and 29 of the last 35 between the schools. But they had to earn this one, and it easily could have swung the other way.

UCLA led 70-57 with 3:32 to play after Thompson scored twice and Ariza had a three-point play. But Conroy and Robinson each scored 10 points during a 12-2 burst that pulled the Huskies to 72-71.

Tre Simmons got free under the hoop for an easy basket, and the Huskies led 75-74 with 44.7 seconds to go. Ariza made one of two free throws to tie it again, and Roy was called for an offensive foul when he drove.

Rubin was way off the mark on a runner that would have won it for UCLA at the end of regulation.

The Bruins shot 56.7 percent from the floor in the first half, and it seemed like enough to hold up the lead over the final 20 minutes.

The Huskies, though, made things interesting midway through the second half, using a 7-0 run to trim the margin to 52-42 with 11:08 to play when Jones broke free through the lane for a big dunk.

Ariza answered with a pair of baskets and Cummings added a three-point play as the Bruins kept the lead at double digits until Conroy scored on consecutive possessions to pull Washington to 59-51 with 7:36 remaining.

The Huskies made another run, cutting it to 63-56 on a steal and layup by Curtis Allen at the 4:40 mark.


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Friday, Nov 13
vs. Monmouth
Los Angeles, CA
L, 81 - 84 (OT)
Sunday, Nov 15
vs. Cal Poly
Los Angeles, CA
W, 88 - 83
Thursday, Nov 19
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 81 - 67
Monday, Nov 23
vs. UNLV
Lahaina, HI
W, 77 - 75
Tuesday, Nov 24
vs. Kansas
Lahaina, HI
L, 73 - 92
Wednesday, Nov 25
vs. Wake Forest
Lahaina, HI
L, 77 - 80
Sunday, Nov 29
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 77 - 45
Thursday, Dec 03
vs. Kentucky
Los Angeles, CA
W, 87 - 77
Sunday, Dec 06
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 83 - 76
Saturday, Dec 12
at Gonzaga
Spokane, WA
W, 71 - 66
Tuesday, Dec 15
vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Los Angeles, CA
W, 89 - 80
Saturday, Dec 19
vs. North Carolina
Brooklyn, NY
L, 76 - 89
Tuesday, Dec 22
vs. McNeese State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 67 - 53
Friday, Jan 01
at Washington
Seattle, WA
L, 93 - 96 (2OT)
Sunday, Jan 03
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
L, 78 - 85
Thursday, Jan 07
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 87 - 84
Saturday, Jan 09
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 81 - 74
Wednesday, Jan 13
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 75 - 89
Wednesday, Jan 20
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
W, 82 - 73
Saturday, Jan 23
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
L, 72 - 86
Thursday, Jan 28
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
L, 84 - 86
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 83 - 50
Thursday, Feb 04
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 61 - 80
Friday, Feb 12 - 6:00 PM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Sunday, Feb 14 - 5:30 PM PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Thursday, Feb 18 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 20 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Feb 25 - 6:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Wednesday, Mar 02 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Mar 05 - 3:30 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Mar 09 - All Day PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Thursday, Mar 10 - All Day PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Friday, Mar 11 - 6:00 PM PST
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Las Vegas, NV
Friday, Mar 11 - 8:30 PM PST
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Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, Mar 12 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Tuesday, Mar 15 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA First Four
Dayton, OH
Thursday, Mar 17 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA First Round
TBA
Saturday, Mar 19 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Second Round
TBA
Thursday, Mar 24 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regional ...
TBA
Saturday, Mar 26 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regional ...
TBA
Saturday, Apr 02 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA National ...
Houston, TX
Monday, Apr 04 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA National ...
Houston, TX
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