Here's our game story.
Here's the LA Times version.
And below is the skimmers' version:
Star of the game: USC guard Dwight Lewis led all scorers with 22 points. In the first half -- when USC took control of the game, Lewis had 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting.
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Husky of the game: Matthew Bryan-Amaning continued his late-season charge, scoring 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting, while providing seven rebounds, two steals and one blocked shot.
Key stats: USC outrebounded the Huskies, 34-27. ... UW shot 38.5 percent in the first half.
Key run: Washington cut USC's lead from 54-38 to 61-60 from around the nine-minute mark until there was a minute and 20 seconds left. But it wasn't enough.
UW quotable: "“You just can’t afford to get behind a team like that, that defends like they do. … I was proud of our guys to fight back and make it a game. But we weren’t able to get over the hump.” -- coach Lorenzo Romar.
What fans will be talking about: The question now seems to be NIT or CBI. Unless they can win the Pac-10 tournament. ... MBA's fourth-straight game of double-digit scoring and solid play. ... UW negates its first road win with its second home loss.
Next: The Huskies' final home game of the regular season: UCLA, 6 p.m. Saturday. ESPN College Gameday will originate from Hec Ed at 8 a.m. Admission for the Gameday broadcast is free. Doors will open at 6:30 a.m.