SEATTLE -- Isaiah Thomas made a career-high six 3-pointers en route to 23 points, Matthew Bryan-Amaning added 18, and Washington emphatically snapped its three-game losing streak with a 109-77 rout of California on Thursday night.
Six Huskies finished in double figures as Washington led by 24 at halftime and rebounded after thudding its way out of first place in the Pac-10 and the AP Top 25 last week with losses at Oregon State and Oregon.Washington (16-7, 8-4 Pac-10) pulled within 1 1/2 games of idle Arizona for the conference lead.Thomas' performance built off what was considered the best game of his career earlier this season at California, when he finished with 27 points and 13 assists. Thomas made 7 of 11 shots on Thursday, added nine assists and grabbed four rebounds.Jorge Gutierrez led California (13-11, 7-5) with 24 points. The Golden Bears played the final 29 minutes without freshman Allen Crabbe after a knee-to-head collision with Washington's Aziz N'Diaye.
Washington's 109 against California on Thursday are the most points the Huskies have scored against a current Pac-10 team in school history.
The Huskies' previous best against a Pac-10 team was the 108 points they scored in a win over Oregon State on January 15, 2005.
Washington's highest point total against any opponent is the 130 points they put up in a win over Chico State on December 1, 1992.