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Washington signs group of 17 coming off Pac-12 title

SEATTLE (AP) Chris Petersen paid a lofty compliment to the recruiting class signed by Washington on Wednesday and in the process perhaps added some additional expectations. ''I feel very similar to these guys as I have the last couple of years the classes we signed. Which I think is saying a whole heck of a lot,'' Petersen said. Coming off a Pac-12 title and appearance in the...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Browning expected to be ready for spring after minor surgery

SEATTLE (AP) Washington quarterback Jake Browning is expected to be ready for the start of spring practices after undergoing minor surgery on his right shoulder last month. Washington coach Chris Petersen said Wednesday that Browning was doing fine in his recovery from what he called a ''minor procedure'' and that he should be fully recovered by the time spring ball starts for...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Washington signs group of 18 coming off Pac-12 title

SEATTLE (AP) Chris Petersen paid a lofty compliment to the recruiting class signed by Washington on Wednesday and in the process perhaps added some additional expectations. ''I feel very similar to these guys as I have the last couple of years the classes we signed. Which I think is saying a whole heck of a lot,'' Petersen said. Coming off a Pac-12 title and appearance in the...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Washington star Fultz sits out with a sore right knee

Freshman star Markelle Fultz, projected as a potential top pick in this year's NBA draft, is sitting out Washington's game at Colorado on Thursday night because of a sore right knee. It's not clear how or when Fultz got hurt. He watched his team's shootaround from the bench in sweats, and the Huskies said he wouldn't suit up for the game. Fultz's 23.2-point average leads all...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Washington minus star Fultz in 81-66 loss at Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) The Washington Huskies lost fantastic freshman Markelle Fultz prior to tip-off and had no answer for George King in an 81-66 loss to Colorado on Thursday night. Fultz, projected as a potential top pick in this year's NBA draft, sat out with a sore right knee. It wasn't clear how or when Fultz got hurt. He didn't suit up after watching his team's shoot-around...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Washington’s Malik Dime reportedly slapped a heckling Colorado fan in the face

Washington Huskies senior forward Malik Dime allegedly slapped a heckling student in the face during the team’s PAC-12 basketball game against the Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday night in Boulder. According to Jake Shapiro and Harrison Wind of BSN Denver, Dime — who sat out the game with a broken pinkie — heard it from heckling fans in the CU student section at Coors Event Center...
Via The Comeback
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Washington minus star Fultz, Dime slaps fan in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) The Colorado Buffaloes had mixed feelings when they saw Washington's fantastic freshman Markelle Fultz in sweats on the sideline during warm-ups Thursday night. ''I was bummed,'' said Derrick White, who scored 16 points in Colorado's 81-66 victory over the Fultz-less Huskies. ''I wanted to go against him. ... But we couldn't dwell on it too much.'' It wasn...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Washington's Fultz likely game time decision vs. Arizona St

SEATTLE (AP) Washington star freshman Markelle Fultz will likely be a game-time decision when the Huskies play Thursday night against Arizona State. He sat out the past two games with a sore knee. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar said Wednesday that Fultz is feeling better and has been doing a little more in practice every day this week. But Romar reiterated that Fultz has not been...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Graham scores 29 as Sun Devils edge Huskies

SEATTLE -- Torian Graham scored 29 points and Arizona State won consecutive conference games for the first time this season with an 83-81 victory over Washington on Thursday night. Tra Holder added 21 points and Shannon Evans II had 13 for the Sun Devils (13-14, 6-8 in Pac-12). Graham finished 12-of-23 shooting, adding five rebounds. Markelle Fultz scored 19 points on 7-of-16 shooting...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Graham scores 29 as Arizona State tops Washington 83-81

SEATTLE (AP) Torian Graham scored 29 points and Arizona State won consecutive conference games for the first time this season with an 83-81 victory over Washington on Thursday night. Tra Holder added 21 points and Shannon Evans II had 13 for the Sun Devils (13-14, 6-8 in Pac-12). Graham finished 12-of-23 shooting, adding five rebounds. Markelle Fultz scored 19 points on 7-of...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2017  |  Discuss

An NFL prospect decided to quit football for rugby

Washington Huskies outside linebacker Psalm Wooching is an NFL draft prospect some thought would be drafted late. Well, teams can draft him, but he probably won’t play for them, because he’s switching to rugby. The short version: Wooching is giving up football to play rugby full-time, with the goal of playing in the next Olympics. Choosing rugby over football? Interesting choice...
Via The Comeback
February 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Romar's future at Washington could be tied to recruits

SEATTLE (AP) On a recent Wednesday night at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Michael Porter Jr. walked out of the locker room with a security detail at his side, pausing only momentarily for a photograph with a fan in a purple Washington hat who had found his way into the hallway behind the court. Porter had just put on yet another show as the nation's No. 1 high school recruit for the...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: THE PURSUIT SEASON 3: EPISODE 8: SEASON FINALE

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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 return for Matt Lubick is coach's 4th job in 3 months

SEATTLE (AP) Matt Lubick has returned to the Pac-12 at Washington, the assistant coach's fourth job in three months after brief stops at two other Power Five conference teams since the end of last season. Washington coach Chris Petersen on Wednesday announced the addition of Lubick to his staff as wide receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator. Lubick spent the past four seasons...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights | WBB @ Washington

Check out the highlights from the women's basketball team as they traveled to take on the Washington Huskies on Feb. 23, 2017.
Via Colorado Buffaloes Athletics
26 days ago  |  Discuss

College stars and their NBA equivalents

The 2017 NBA Draft class is considered one the strongest in years. So who do these college players resemble at the NBA level? Here are NBA comps for 20 of the top college basketball pro prospects as we head into the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington star Markelle Fultz questionable with sore knee

SEATTLE (AP) Washington freshman Markelle Fultz, the leading scorer in the Pac-12 Conference, has not been cleared by team doctors to play due to a sore knee and may miss the final two regular-season games. Coach Lorenzo Romar said Tuesday that Fultz has yet to be given clearance by the team's medical staff to return to game action. Fultz has missed three of the past five games...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Fultz vs. Ball highlights Pac-12 schedule this week

A look at things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Washington at No. 4 UCLA, Wednesday. Two of the nation's best freshmen - overall players, for that matter - will go head to head in a duel of point guards. UCLA's Lonzo Ball leads the nation with 7.6 assists per game, is third on the Bruins with 14.8 points and grabs 6.2 rebounds. Washington's Markelle...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Fultz vs. Ball highlights Pac-12 schedule this week - maybe

A look at things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Washington at No. 3 UCLA, Wednesday. Two of the nation's best freshmen - overall players, for that matter - will go head to head in a duel of point guards. Well, if they both play. UCLA's Lonzo Ball leads the nation with 7.6 assists per game, is third on the Bruins with 14.8 points and grabs 6.2 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

12 for ‘16: John Ross returns from injury faster, stronger and as the Washington Huskies’ go-to receiver

Once known as flashy and fast, the junior wideout was virtually uncoverable on his way to All Pac-12 honors Editor’s Note: The individuals, games, and plays that made up the character of the 2016 season are the reason for the 12 for ‘16 series. This isn’t a countdown. Rather, we are talking about what we were talking about in 2016. Enjoy. There was really no sensible reason...
Via UW Dawg Pound
21 days ago

Washington hires Scott Huff as new offensive line coach

SEATTLE (AP) Washington has hired Scott Huff as its new offensive line coach, replacing Chris Strausser who left for a position with the Denver Broncos in the NFL. Washington announced Huff's hiring Wednesday. He leaves his alma mater Boise State for a chance to reunite with Huskies coach Chris Petersen. Huff worked in various roles on Petersen's staff at Boise State for eight...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies End Regular Season In Record Style

The sign said it all, “Kelsey you are #Plumbelievable.” University of Washington senior guard Kelsey Plum put on a show on senior night last Saturday against the Utah Utes. The Huskies were playing their final Pac-12 regular season game. Plum was 53 points away from tying former Missouri State star Jackie Stiles as the highest scoring player in NCAA women’s basketball history...
Via Oregon Sports News
20 days ago

Isaiah Thomas: Markelle Fultz will ‘for sure’ be No. 1 pick, believes they can coexist

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas would be more than happy to roll out the welcome mat for Markelle Fultz.In an interview with Jay King of MassLive Friday, Thomas said Fultz, the star freshman guard for the University of Washington, “will be the No. 1 pick, for sure,” and expressed his belief that they would be able to coexist in Boston.“He has all the tools,” the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

John Ross has great take about not wearing Adidas at the combine

Former Washington Huskies wide receiver John Ross broke the 40-yard dash record at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Saturday. The speedster put up a 4.22 time, beating out Chris Johnson’s mark of 4.24 from nine years earlier.Unfortunately for Ross, he doesn’t get an island to call his own after breaking said record. Remember, Adidas offered up a private island to any...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Huskies’ John Ross runs fastest 40 ever at NFL combine

We always knew John Ross was fast. Now we now he is literally the fastest player to ever run the 40-yard dash at the NFL combine. The Washington Huskies wide receiver/kick returner ran the 40 in 4.22 seconds on Saturday morning in Indianapolis, surpassing Chris Johnson’s 4.24 mark set at the event in 2008. Here’s the full video of Ross’ blazing run. As the NFL Network announcers...
Via MyNorthwest.com
18 days ago
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