Bulldogs Second Half Surge Puts Washington Away, 76-66
Dec. 13, 1999
SEATTLE (AP) - Matt Santangelo scored five of his 14 points in a decisive 11-0 second half run as No. 22 Gonzaga beat Washington 76-66 on Monday night.
The Bulldogs hit all six free throws in the game's final minute to seal the victory.
Richie Frahm scored 19 points and Ryan Floyd had 11 for Gonzaga (6-2). Casey Calvary grabbed 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs.
Deon Luton scored 23 points while Senque Carey added 11 and Michael Johnson 10 for Washington (3-4). Luton fouled out with 2:16 remaining.
With the game tied at 47, the Bulldogs went on the decisive 11-0 run that put the game away.
Over the last 10 days Gonzaga has played No. 1 Cincinnati, No. 17 Temple, No. 18 UCLA and Washington, all away from home, defeating the Bruins and Huskies.
It was the first home game for Washington after opening the season with six straight on the road.
Washington missed its first four shots and called a timeout 2:33 into the game as the Bulldogs jumped out to an 8-0 lead.
Luton scored 13 points as Washington came out of the timeout with an 18-6 run over the next five minutes.
The Huskies held a two-point edge before Gonzaga closed out the final five minutes of the first half with a 12-6 run to take a 37-33 halftime lead.
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