Posted April 03, 2012 on
SEATTLE - Dawgman.com spoke Tuesday to Tony Wroten, Jr. who announced earlier in the day that he would forego his final three seasons of eligibility at the University of Washington to go pro and play in the NBA. He is projected to go in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, which takes place Thursday, June 28th.
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We've just learned via a University of Washington tweet that yet another Huskies hoops player is going PRO!
Tony Wroten has just declared for the NBA Draft.
Wroten was the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and was a first team All-Pac-12 selection in 2012. He was one of five finalists for the Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year award.
In his one season at Washington, Wroten set...
Washington coach Lorenzo Romar says the Huskies' high-intensity pressure defense, which showed up only in spurts this past season, will be an emphasis for the future.
Romar held his end-of-season news conference on Wednesday, after a hectic eight days during which the Huskies were ousted in the semifinals of the NIT and then saw their top two scorers in Terrence Ross and Tony...
SEATTLE - Freshman Tony Wroten will hire an agent and enter the 2012 NBA Draft ending his brief but historic career at the University of Washington. The 6-foot-5 guard out of Seattle's Garfield High School is the second Husky in the last 48 hours to throw their name into the NBA Draft. Sophomore Terrence Ross declared his intentions on Sunday.
The recent announcements that Washington was losing current guards Tony Wroten and Terrence Ross to the NBA draft created a huge void in the Huskies backcourt for next season. With no recruits committed for next year’s team prior to Wednesday, there wasn’t any immediate help on the way. That changed with the commitment for JUCO [...]
Washington Adds JUCO Big Man...
NWSB Insider and UW Huskies basketball writer Clinton Bell tells us there are three returning freshman guards for next season, Andrew Andrews, Hikeem Stewert, and Alex Wegner, and yes, they were all under the recruiting eye of coach Romar. Why do we care you ask? Because Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten have both declared for the 2012 NBA draft and will go pro. Too early in Clinton's opinion.
Washington's Tony Wroten will hire an agent and decalre for the 2012 NBA Draft.
Once Tony Wroten got word from an NBA advisory committee that he'd almost assuredly be a first-round pick, the polarizing Washington freshman was headed for the pros.
Wroten announced Tuesday he would declare for the NBA draft and hire an agent, ending his collegiate career after one season during which he was the Pac-12 freshman of the year but could not help the Huskies reach...
After losing both Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten to the NBA draft, Washington needed an impact guard capable of stepping in a playing big minutes next season. They got their man Tuesday evening when former Inglemoor High School wing Mark McLaughlin committed to the Huskies. UW beat out schools like Gonzaga, Oregon State, West Virginia, and others.
SEATTLE - Dawgman.com's Kim Grinolds was on hand at Husky Stadium's east field bright and early Monday morning as the Washington Huskies went through their first of 15 Spring Football practices. Here's what he saw.