SEATTLE -- Justin Dentmon rescued Washington from a rare off night by its leader, scoring 22 points and the surprising Huskies beat Southern California 78-73 Thursday night.
Senior Jon Brockman had 13 rebounds but scored a season-low four points and did not make a field goal for the first time since his freshman season. Yet dynamic freshman Isaiah Thomas, the team's co-leader in scoring coming in, scored 17 to aid Dentmon for the Huskies (14-4, 5-1 Pac-10). They won for the 12th time in 13 games.
Washington, off to its best start in four years, hosts No. 13 UCLA (15-3, 5-1) Saturday for the conference lead.
They lost for the third time in five games.
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Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.