Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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By the time Darnell Gant and his Washington teammates get to New York City, the background and scouting report they will have on Memphis will be among their most detailed for the entire season. That would be the Tony Award-winning musical ''Memphis'' playing at the Shubert Theatre, not Memphis the Top 25 basketball program. ''I'm looking forward to playing really,'' Gant said. ''But I'm looking forward to these plays as well.'' When Washington gets to New York on Sunday night - following a game at Nevada on Friday night - the focus will be on the Huskies venturing onto the national stage with games against No. 16 Marquette on Tuesday and No. 6 Duke on Dec. 10, both at Madison Square Garden. Away from the Garden, the Huskies won't be turning this Christmas time trip into a sightseeing expedition. Instead, they'll be completing a two-credit class arranged through a joint project between Washington's athletic administration and the school's drama department. It's part of a school ...
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