UW freshman Isaiah Thomas said today that he can’t remember the last time a coach chose to have him on the bench at crunch time in a close game.
But that’s where he was Saturday, as the Huskies gutted out their 60-51 win over USC.
“It was weird,” Thomas said. “We won so I can’t complain about it. We won, and that’s all that matters. But it was something different. I’ve never had that.”
Coach Lorenzo Romar said Thomas sat because Venoy Overton was impacting the game by playing energetic defense and driving USC’s Dwight Lewis…