UW Recovers From 16 Down To Defeat Beavers In OT

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Nate Robinson scored 25 points and hit a game-tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation as Washington stormed back from an 16-point second-half deficit to defeat Oregon State 103-99 in overtime Saturday.

Washington (6-8, 1-5 Pac-10) scored the first six points of overtime and held on to snap a five-game conference losing streak.

Oregon State (8-7, 2-3) was led by Chris Stephens with 23 points.

The Huskies, who trailed by 10 points with 5:00 left in regulation, fought back in it, converting lay-ups and three-point plays down the stretch as the Beavers failed to get back on defense.

The Beavers led 81-77, but Tre Simmons made a 3-pointer with 5.5 seconds remaining to get the Huskies within a point. Stephens converted two free throws on the other end, but Robinson hit a 3 at the buzzer to force overtime.

David Lucas had 20 points for the Beavers, who had won seven of eight against Washington. Angelo Tsagarakis had 18 points, including 5-of-10 3-pointers.

Oregon State led 40-34 at halftime and opened up a 16-point lead at 10:40, Tsagarakis hit back-to-back 3-pointers and Chris Stephens hit a jumper to make it 61-45.

The Huskies had five players in double figures. Will Conroy had 19 points and Brandon Roy had 17.

Points: Robinson 25, Conroy 19, Roy 17, Simmons 11, Rollins 11, B. Jones 8, Jensen 6, Allen 5, Washington 1
Rebounds: TEAM 9, Rollins 8, Simmons 5, Roy 5, Robinson 5, B. Jones 4, Conroy 4, Jensen 3, Allen 2, Washington 1
Assists: Conroy 6, Jensen 3, Roy 3, Robinson 2, Allen 2, Rollins 1, Washington 1
Steals: Robinson 3, Simmons 2, Allen 2, B. Jones 1, Jensen 1
Blocks: Rollins 2, Jensen 1

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