Posted March 11, 2012 on
The Washington Huskies stubbed their toe at the end of the season, and in doing so have become infamous. The Huskies (21-10, 14-4) became the first 'power conference' team to win their regular season outright, yet not win a bid to the NCAA Tournament. The missed bid means senior forward Darnell Gant misses out on being the first Washington player to ever play in four straight Big Dances.
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Let’s just get straight to the point: Washington didn’t make the NCAA Tournament, and it stinks.
Fans and analysts have been arguing like heck on Twitter and Facebook that the Huskies should have made it in over a team like BYU because they won the PAC-12 regular season championship outright. Come on. Give me a break. Did you watch the Huskies...
While the Washington Huskies didn't achieve one of their main objectives - getting into the NCAA Tournament - they did receive a pretty nice consolation prize in the form of an overall No. 1 seed in the 75th annual National Invitation Tournament Sunday evening.
Washington running back Chris Polk had an impressive Pro Day on Thursday, putting to rest any worries about his weight and improving upon his 40-yard time from the Combine.