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Top 25 men: Stanford upsets Huskies

Associated Press
Published March 6, 2005


STANFORD, Calif. - Matt Haryasz had a career-high 24 points and 10 rebounds, and an inspired Stanford team shocked No.10 Washington 77-67 on Saturday.

Washington has lost 12 straight games at Maples Pavilion, where a sellout crowd of 7,233 made things hard for the Huskies all day. Hundreds of students dressed in red ran onto the floor to celebrate when the final buzzer sounded.

The Huskies' frustration was evident when Brandon Roy hammered Stanford's Fred Washington under the basket with 26.6 seconds left for an intentional foul.

Roy had 16 points and eight rebounds, but the cold-shooting Huskies never found any rhythm.

Haryasz practically did it all on the day Stanford held a pregame ceremony to honor seniors Rob Little and Nick Robinson, who played crucial roles in the team's 30-2 season a year ago when the Cardinal were ranked No. 1.

In the first half, the 6-foot-11 Haryasz dribbled the ball upcourt against Washington's full-court press, then swished a baseline jumper moments later.

Washington hasn't won at Maples since a 68-67 victory Jan. 30, 1993.

NO. 5 BOSTON COLLEGE 78, RUTGERS 66: The Eagles clinched a share of the regular-season Big East title behind a 21-point, 11-rebound performance by Jared Dudley. Ricky Shields, who was playing his final home game, had 21 points to lead the Scarlet Knights.

The Eagles will have the top seed in their last Big East tournament before heading to the ACC.

TEXAS 74, NO. 8 OKLAHOMA ST. 73: Brad Buckman tied a career high with 27 points, and Texas beat Oklahoma State to put an impressive victory on its NCAA tournament resume.

The Cowboys' Terrence Crawford had a chance to tie it when Buckman fouled him on a desperation heave with 0.3 seconds left, but he missed the second of three foul shots.

The loss ended the Oklahoma State's homecourt winning streak - the longest in the nation - at 29 games. The Cowboys hadn't lost at home since Feb. 24, 2003, against Texas Tech.

Joey Graham had 17 and JamesOn Curry added 16 for Oklahoma State.

NO. 11 ARIZONA 70, ARIZONA ST. 68: Salim Stoudamire hit a double-pump 14-footer with six-tenths of a second to play to give Arizona the win and the Pac-10 regular-season title.

Arizona coach Lute Olson earned his 305th conference win to break the Pac-10 record of 304 held by John Wooden.

NO. 14 MICHIGAN ST. 90, PENN STATE 64: Alan Anderson scored 22 points and Chris Hill added 21 to lead Michigan State.

Ben Luber and Mike Walker each scored 12 for Penn State.

NO. 15 CONNECTICUT 88, NO. 13 SYRACUSE 70: Denham Brown scored 21 and Connecticut earned a share of the Big East regular season championship, the Huskies' record ninth conference title.

The Huskies used some impressive second-half defense to win for the ninth time in 10 games. The only loss in that stretch was against North Carolina.

Hakim Warrick had 25 points for Syracuse.

NO. 16 UTAH 72, SAN DIEGO ST. 60: Andrew Bogut recorded his 20th double-double of the season with 20 points and 15 rebounds in what was likely his final college home game, leading Utah past San Diego State.

Utah honored the 7-foot Australian sophomore before the season finale, a tradition usually reserved for seniors.

The Ute fans chanted "One more year!" and gave Bogut a standing ovation when he left the game with 53 seconds remaining. Australian flags covered some of the red in the seats and an inflatable kangaroo was even bounced around like a beach ball.

NO. 19 VILLANOVA 70, ST. JOHN'S 68: Allan Ray scored 22 and Villanova jumped out to a 16-point lead before holding off St. John's. Will Sheridan added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Wildcats.

Daryll Hill scored 31 for St. John's, which ended its season with its fourth straight loss. The Red Storm banned itself from postseason play after an investigation revealed that a former player received cash from an athletic department employee.

NO. 20 OKLAHOMA 74, TEXAS TECH 54: Kevin Bookout scored 15 to lead visiting Oklahoma, which came out hot in the second half, scoring on five of its first six possessions to put together a 12-0 run and go up 42-29. Oklahoma made 10-of-18 three pointers.

Tech shot 35 percent and was beat 45-33 on the boards. The 20-point loss was their worst at home since coach Bob Knight arrived in 2001.

NO. 23 WISCONSIN 64, PURDUE 52: Wisconsin spoiled the last regular-season stop on Gene Keady's frustrating farewell season, handing visiting Purdue the first 20-loss season in the program's 107-year history. Mike Wilkinson and Alando Tucker each scored 14 for the Badgers. David Teague's 17 led the Boilermakers.

NO. 24 PITTSBURGH 85, NOTRE DAME 77: Chris Taft had a career-high 26 and Pittsburgh scored 56 in the paint to win at Notre Dame.

Chevon Troutman had 20 for the Panthers, who clinched fifth in the Big East and a first-round bye in the league tournament.

The Irish lost for the third time in four games, hurting their hopes for an NCAA Tournament berth.

NO. 25 NEVADA 73, SAN JOSE ST. 69: Nick Fazekas had 28 points and eight rebounds, and Nevada rallied from a big early deficit. Mo Charlo scored 12 of his 14 in the second half for the Wolf Pack. Nevada trailed by 15 points in the first half before recovering against the conference's last-place team.