Photo Credit: Getty ImagesMy time of mourning is done. I refused to write about this game until I knew which teams would play for the Pac-12 tournament final. Husky fans were desperate for a California vs Oregon State final, with Cal taking home the trophy. This would put the Dawgs in a superb position to get a bid, as it is hard to believe that the powers that be in the NCAA would only allow the Pac-12 one team. The Golden Bears fell to Colorado and Oregon State was steamrolled by Arizona in the final twenty minutes. UW is now firmly sitting on the “last four in” and “first four out” bubble with many bracketologists.
The first half was what all Washington fans were afraid of. Everyone knew that Oregon State was a dangerous matchup, but if UW withstood the Beavers’ punches that the Dawgs would come out on top. OSU ran the Huskies out of the gym in