Brooks, Williams rally Washington to 81-78 OT win over Cal

SEATTLE (AP) — Keion Brooks Jr. finished with 26 points, Noah Williams scored a season-high 22 and Washington rallied to beat California 81-78 in overtime. The Huskies (11-8, 3-5 Pac-12 Conference) forced overtime with a late 6-0 run. Brooks made two free throws with 2:23 left. Williams hit a jumper at the 1:21 mark and Brooks scored with 12 seconds left to force the extra period tied at 63. Brooks and Koren Johnson scored six points apiece, Williams added four and the Huskies never trailed in OT. Grant Newell’s 3-pointer pulled the Golden Bears (3-15, 2-5) within 79-78 with six seconds left. Brooks made two free throws two seconds later and Johnson blocked Sam Alajiki’s 3-pointer at the buzzer to preserve the win.

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