SPOKANE, Washington (Ticker) -- Blake Stepp made sure he sank all his free throws in the extra session.
After missing a crucial free throw in regulation, Stepp converted all eight attempts in overtime as No. 25 Gonzaga edged intrastate rival Washington, 95-89, to extend its home winning streak to 28 games - the third-longest mark in the nation.
The Bulldogs (3-2) led, 80-78, when Stepp went to the line with eight seconds remaining. But he made only 1-of-2 free throws, allowing Will Conroy to tie the game with a 3-pointer with less than one second to play.
But Stepp was perfect in overtime, putting Gonzaga ahead for good, 89-87, with a pair from the line with 1:51 to play.
Stepp scored a career-high 33 points, connecting on 8-of-12 shots and 16-of-20 free throws. Ronny Turiaf added 18 points and Corey Violette 17 and 12 rebounds as Gonzaga shot 56 percent (30-of-54) en route to snapping a two-game losing streak.
Conroy registered a career-best 32 points on 13-of-17 shooting and Doug Wrenn added 11 points but shot 3-of-17 for the Huskies (0-3), who are off to their worst start since beginning the 1993-94 campaign 0-5.
Washington led at the half, 36-32, and hung tough thereafter despite being outrebounded, 41-32. The game featured 15 ties and eight lead changes.
Gonzaga is just 11-28 all-time against Washington but has won five in a row. The Huskies have lost four straight to the Bulldogs in Spokane since a win in 1944.