Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/10/13
Problem Games The four toughest tests for UW this year may not be what you think. Washington has a tricky, but not impossible schedule. Things are bit different this year in the Pac-12 because an elite-level team (Arizona) has finally risen above the parity of the league in recent years as the favorite for the Pacific-12 conference title. Currently sitting at 10-6 following a blowout win against Cal yesterday, Washington has a few obvious big games, and couple trap games in the schedule. Let’s take a look at Washington’s four biggest regular season basketball games that still loom on their schedule. Washington at Stanford (January 12, 2013) Surprise pick. Why is a so-so Stanford team a threat? Aziz N’Diaye finally helped the Huskies out this season in a big win over Cal. (Photo: Seattle Times) This has all the makings of a classic trap game. Washington will be on the second leg of a road trip and just finished a tough game against a quality California team. If Washington comes in ti...
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