When he's hot, he's hot.
The sophomore shooting guard scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half. Down 65-55 with 6:02 left in the game, the Huskies (15-7, 8-2 Pac-12) went on a 13-0 run capped off by a Darnell Gant dunk.
Ross' three-pointer at the 1:24 mark gave Washington a 71-67 lead. However, UCLA's (12-10, 5-5) Josh Smith answered on the other end with a layup of s own. The Bruins ended up with the ball with 30 seconds left, but Norman Powell missed a baseline jumper with two seconds left that gave Washington its tenth Pac-12 victory.
UCLA's Josh Smith could not be contained by the Huskies' defense. The Washington-native scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds in his team's losing effort.
The Huskies' leading scorer, Tony Wroten, was not on the court during the team's second-half comeback. Wroten finished the game with 13 points and five of the team's 16 turnovers.
Washington will host USC this Saturday at 8 p.m.