Without hesitation, Desmond Simmons slid off his man and into the driving lane, planted his feet and waited to absorb the hit from Stanford's Chasson Randle.
It was clearly an offensive foul, and clearly the biggest play of the game for Washington.
''Des just did what he always does and made a really good defensive play and saved us,'' Washington's C.J....
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28 days ago
SEATTLE - Washington had to overcome injuries to Desmond Simmons, Perris Blackwell, and Jernard Jarreau to defeat the cross-town Seattle Redhawks 88-78 for their first win of the 2013-2014 season Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena. The Huskies (1-0) were led by the 22 points of C.J. Wilcox, while Andrew Andrews added 21 points and freshman guard Darin Johnson 16.
SEATTLE - Dawgman.com spoke with Lorenzo Romar, Aziz N'Diaye, Desmond Simmons, Abdul Gaddy and Scott Suggs after the Huskies defeated cross-town rivals Seattle University 87-74 in front of announced crowd of 6137 at Key Arena Thursday night.
SEATTLE - Despite putting themselves in a 14-point halftime hole, the Washington Huskies used a super-human effort by Desmond Simmons and some clutch free throw shooting to defeat Cal State-Fullerton 74-72 in front of fans Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena.
SEATTLE - Washington Head Coach Lorenzo Romar, Abdul Gaddy, Desmond Simmons and Colorado State Head Coach Larry Eustachy spoke post-game after the Rams upended UW 73-55 at Alaska Airlines Arena Saturday afternoon.
Ross scored 14 points and made a crucial 3-pointer off a great play by Abdul Gaddy and Desmond Simmons with 2 minutes remaining, and the it's-never-easy Huskies held on for a 57-53 win over the Utes Saturday afternoon at the sleepy Huntsman Center.
Desmond Simmons scored 13 points to lead Washington to a 74-51 win over Cal State Northridge on Thursday night.
Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten added 12 points each for Washington (6-5).
Aziz N'Diaye came off the bench to score 11 points and grab seven rebounds. The Huskies center missed the previous two games because of a right knee sprain.
Stephan Hicks led the Matadors (3...
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December 23, 2011
Coach Romar and former Huskies big man Matthew Bryan-Amaning agree: Redshirt freshman forward Desmond Simmons attacks the glass with a tenacity last seen by UW's all-time rebounder in 2009.