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Texas Tech falls to No. 23 Huskies

Justin Holiday had 17 of his career-high 20 points in the first half to lead No. 23 Washington past Texas Tech 108-79 on Saturday in Seattle.

Matthew Bryan-Amaning added 18 points, Isaiah Thomas had 16 and C.J. Wilcox scored 11 for Washington (5-2), which won its second consecutive game after two losses to Top 25 teams Kentucky and Michigan State at the Maui Invitational.

Holiday hit a career-high four three-pointers and finished with nine rebounds.

Brad Reese scored 19 while John Roberson and David Tairu had 14 apiece to lead Texas Tech (5-4), which has lost three of its last four games.

The Huskies led 61-42 at halftime before the Red Raiders scored seven in a row to get within 75-62 with 12:28 left. Bryan-Amaning responded with two free throws and two dunks to push the lead to 19 and help the Huskies cruise to their 24th straight non-conference home win.

The Huskies closed the first half with an 8-0 run, including a lay-in and dunk by Bryan-Amaning. Holiday nearly broke his career high of 18 by the point, after scoring 13 points — including three three-pointers — to give the Huskies a 14-8 lead in the opening 4 minutes.

The Huskies, a 14-point favorite, used a 19-6 run midway through the first half to lead 43-27 after Texas Tech had cut the lead to 24-21 on Roberson's five straight points.

Washington entered the game as the second-highest scoring team in the nation at 93.7 points per game and second in assists at 20 per game. The Huskies finished with 21 assists.

The Huskies avenged a 99-92 overtime loss to Texas Tech last season.

Washington shot 24 of 39 (61.5 percent) from the field in the first half. Holiday shot 6 of 9 while Thomas was 5 of 8.

Roberson had 13 and Tairu 10 to lead Texas Tech in the first half. The Red Raiders led 4-2 but never led again as they dropped to 0-5 in away games.

Mike Singletary, who had 29 points and 13 rebounds as Texas Tech beat Oral Roberts 86-82 on Tuesday, had just six points against Washington, all in the first half.

TEXAS TECH (5-4): Reese 6-13 6-6 19, Singletary 3-8 0-0 6, Lewandowski 4-8 0-0 8, Roberson 4-9 5-6 14, Tairu 4-8 6-7 14, Outler 1-4 0-0 3, Davis 1-2 0-1 2, Willis 0-1 0-0 0, Crockett 1-2 0-0 2, Cooper 2-2 1-5 5, Roberts 3-6 0-0 6. Totals 29-63 18-25 79.

WASHINGTON (5-2): Holiday 7-12 2-2 20, Gant 4-7 0-1 8, N'Diaye 1-4 2-4 4, Gaddy 2-6 0-0 6, Thomas 5-9 6-6 16, Overton 3-6 3-4 9, Bryan-Amaning 8-13 2-3 18, Suggs 3-4 2-3 8, Wilcox 4-7 0-0 11, Ross 3-4 0-0 6, Sherrer 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 41-73 17-23 108.

Halftime—Washington 61-42. 3-Point Goals—Texas Tech 3-10 (Outler 1-2, Reese 1-2, Roberson 1-4, Willis 0-1, Singletary 0-1), Washington 9-17 (Holiday 4-7, Wilcox 3-5, Gaddy 2-2, Ross 0-1, Over ton 0-1, Suggs 0-1). Fouled Out—N'Diaye. Rebounds—Texas Tech 33 (Singletary 7), Washington 39 (Holiday 9). Assists—Texas Tech 11 (Roberson 6), Washington 21 (Gaddy, Overton, Thomas 4). Total Fou ls—Texas Tech 20, Washington 19. A—9,044.

Oklahoma State 92, La Salle 87, 2OT — Marshall Moses scored 30 points, including 19 in the second half, to help Oklahoma State come back to beat host La Salle in double-overtime.

A jumper with 11 seconds left in regulation by Moses, who also grabbed 18 rebounds for the Cowboys (7-1), sent the game into overtime after the Explorers (5-3) led for nearly 19 minutes of the second half.

Oklahoma State built a six-point lead in the first 1:51 of overtime, but La Salle bounced back, gaining a 79-79 tie on Aaric Murray's jumper with eight seconds left.

The Cowboys jumped to an 89-84 lead with 1:37 remaining in the second overtime before Ruben Guillandeaux's 3-pointer cut it to 89-87 with 49 seconds left. A jumper by Moses pushed the lead to 91-87 at the 0:14 mark.

Murray and Jerrell Williams finished with 23 points apiece to lead the Explorers.

Ray Penn added 17 points for Oklahoma State.

OKLAHOMA ST. (7-1): Pilgrim 4-6 3-5 11, Moses 12-22 6-9 30, Dowell 0-1 0-0 0, Page 5-14 0-0 13, Sidorakis 3-8 1-2 7, Olukemi 1-7 2-2 4, Shaw 0-0 0-1 0, Penn 6-13 1-2 17, Brown 1-4 0-0 2, D. Williams 4-6 0-1 8. Totals 36-81 13-22 92.

LASALLE (5-3): Williams 8-18 7-10 23, Pettis 3-11 0-0 7, Murray 8-18 6-8 23, Duren 3-5 2-3 9, Guillandeaux 4-16 0-0 11, Mills 1-3 0-1 3, Stefan 0-0 0-0 0, White 4-6 0-0 8, Weingarten 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 32-79 15-22 87.

Halftime—La Salle 33-25. End Of Regulation—Tied 67. End Of 1st Overtime—Tied 79. 3-Point Goals—Oklahoma St. 7-20 (Penn 4-7, Page 3-8, Olukemi 0-2, Sidorakis 0-3), La Salle 8-21 (Guillandeaux 3-9, Duren 1-1, Murray 1-2, Mills 1-2, Weingarten 1-2, Pettis 1-5). Fouled Out—Pilgrim, D. Williams. Rebounds—Oklahoma St. 49 (Moses 18), La Salle 52 (Murray 13). Assists—Oklahoma St. 20 (Page, Penn 6), La Salle 22 (Duren, Pettis 5). Total Fouls—Oklahoma St. 24, La Salle 17. A—4,322.

California 76, Iowa State 73 — Harper Kamp scored 14 points with 10 rebounds for California, handing the Cyclones their second straight loss.

Mark Frison-Sanders scored 12 for the Bears (5-2), who survived a frantic final minute to win their first true road game of the season.

Jorge Gutierrez found Bak Bak alone underneath for a three-point play with 35 seconds left, putting Cal ahead 72-69. Bak then stripped Iowa State's (6-2) Diante Garrett driving through the lane and hit two free throws to put the Bears ahead by five with 27 seconds to go.

Iowa State's Jake Anderson missed the second of two free throws with five seconds left, and the Cyclones were unable to get a potential game-tying three-pointer off.

Scott Christopherson scored 25 points on a sprained ankle for Iowa State, which trailed much of the second half before rallying in the final minutes.

The win put Cal coach Mike Montgomery two shy of 600 for his career — but the Cyclones made the Bears earn it.

After trailing for nearly 16 minutes, Iowa State tied it at 63-63 on Melvin Ejim's free throw with 2:42 left. Gutierrez followed a pair from the line by Kamp with a mid-range jumper from the wing to put Cal ahead 67-63 with 1:48 to go, but Christopherson came back with a three.

Gutierrez calmly hit two free throws, but Christopherson banged home another three, his seventh in 13 tries, to tie it at 69-all with 47 seconds left.

Gutierrez finished with 11 points and five assists, none bigger than his late feed to Bak, and Allen Crabbe added 11.

The Bears took control in the early going, and Gutierrez's three with 6:37 left in the first half gave Cal a 31-21 lead. Iowa State answered with a 12-2 run though, as Garrett snapped a transition pass crosscourt to an open Christopherson for a three that made it 33-all.

Iowa State came out sluggish to start the second half — a stretch typified by Anderson leaving a wide-open layup spinning on the rim — and Cal was able to jump back ahead 46-41.

Brandon Smith's open jumper put the Bears up 54-46 midway through a rather choppy second half. The Cyclones inched back within 58-56 with 7:23 left as Anderson drove the length of the floor for a three-point play, only to leave Crabbe wide open for a three on the other end.

Anderson had 16 points and nine rebounds for Iowa State, whose fast start has quickly become a thing of the past.

Iowa State had its surprising six-game winning streak snapped Wednesday night at rival Northern Iowa, 60-54. The Cyclones had won their first six games by an average of about 25 points, but the slow-paced Panthers frustrated Iowa State's offense and outrebounded the Cyclones 41-30.

Iowa State battled the Bears on the board, but it had 12 assists against 17 turnovers and more than a few defensive lapses.

Cal is supposed to be in rebuilding mode after making back-to-back trips the NCAA tournament, with freshmen Gary Franklin and Crabbe starting in the backcourt.

The Bears made news by beating then-No. Temple 57-50 in Orlando on Thanksgiving, but promptly got pounded by both Boston College and Notre Dame.

The Cyclones honored coach Fred Hoiberg by handing out replica No. 32 jerseys to students to wear during the game. Hoiberg's No. 32 was retired after he scored 1,993 points for Iowa State from 1991-95.

CALIFORNIA (5-2): Gutierrez 3-6 4-4 11, Franklin 2-11 2-2 8, Sanders-Frison 6-7 0-0 12, Kamp 5-10 4-4 14, Crabbe 4-9 0-0 11, Carter 1-1 0-2 3, Smith 3-5 2-2 8, Bak 3-6 3-4 9, Solomon 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-56 15 -18 76.

IOWA ST. (6-2): Ejim 1-9 1-2 4, Anderson 4-15 8-11 16, Garrett 5-9 0-0 11, Christopherson 9-17 0-0 25, Vanderbeken 3-5 0-0 7, Railey 1-2 2-2 4, Palo 1-1 0-0 2, Godfrey 2-5 0-0 4. Totals 26-63 11-15 73.

Halftime—Iowa St. 39-38. 3-Point Goals—California 7-17 (Crabbe 3-7, Franklin 2-8, Gutierrez 1-1, Carter 1-1), Iowa St. 10-24 (Christopherson 7-13, Garrett 1-2, Ejim 1-3, Vanderbeken 1-3, Ande rson 0-3). Fouled Out—Sanders-Frison. Rebounds—California 37 (Kamp 10), Iowa St. 34 (Anderson, Ejim 9). Assists—California 18 (Gutierrez, Kamp, Smith 5), Iowa St. 12 (Garrett 6). Total Fouls—Cal ifornia 18, Iowa St. 19. A—13,284.

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