Despite the defeat, Murray said: 'The sky is the limit for this team. We just got to keep doing our thing. Stay together, take one game at a time and play Husky basketball.'
Bad first half followed by a pretty good first half.
That’s how Dejounte Murray summed up Washington’s 98-88 loss at USC on Saturday at Galen Center.
He liked how the Huskies fought to recover from a 44-33 halftime deficit. They pulled to within three points (57-54) with 13:25 to go. But USC responded with a 17-7 run.
Washington never got within six points the rest of the way.
- Power restored after major, hour-long outage in downtown Seattle
- Trump, Clinton win Washington state primary
- Designed in Seattle, this $1 cup could save millions of babies
- Boeing plans hundreds of layoffs in local IT unit
- Walkoff magic! Leonys Martin’s dramatic homer in ninth lifts Mariners
Most Read Stories
Despite the defeat, Murray is optimistic about the Huskies who slid into a second-place tie in the Pac-12 with USC at 6-3. UW is 14-7 overall.
“The sky is the limit for this team,” said Murray who had 18 points. “We just got to keep doing our thing. Stay together, take one game at a time and play Husky basketball.
“What I mean by that, we got to stick together and play both halves. … We got to play consistent both halves. I feel like we can do it. It’s a mental thing.”