Jan. 22, 2010
LOS ANGELES (AP) -Seldom-used Mustafa Abdul-Hamid hit a jumper from the top of the key as time expired to lift UCLA to a 62-61 victory over Washington on Thursday night.
Venoy Overton's basket with 3.2 seconds to play gave the Huskies a 61-60 lead before the Bruins hurried downcourt and Abdul-Hamid, a junior who entered Thursday with only 24 points in 10 games, became a hero. The officials watched the replay to confirm that Abdul-Hamid's shot came before the buzzer.
Quincy Pondexter had 23 points and Isaiah Thomas 11 for the Huskies (12-6, 3-4).