WASHINGTON HUSKIES NEWS

Washington left with unexpected coaching search

Based on his limited statement, Washington athletic director Scott Woodward is quickly moving ahead with trying to find a new football coach. Washington was left in need Monday after Steve Sarkisian took the head coaching job at USC after five seasons of rebuilding the Huskies from an winless program and taking them to a bowl game in four of his five years. Sarkisian will begin...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Coaching Search Primer (Updated 12/3)

With Steve Sarkisian returning to USC for the fifth time, it's time again for the Washington Huskies to search for a new head football coach. Want to find out the latest? Want to see who the contenders are? Here's our coaching search primer, your one-stop shop for everything when it comes to who we think could be the Huskies' 28th Head Coach in school history.
Via washington.scout.com
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Keeler: Mizzou's Pinkel may love the Washington Huskies, but it's time to let them go

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The field is Faurot's. But the giant monolith rising up all around it, stretching toward the sky, is Pinkel's. As is the state-of-the-art athletics training complex, the one just across the bridge, the one with the giant digital tiger in the lobby that snarls and swipes at you as you walk past it, the one with a weight room the size of a strip mall tucked...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Boise State's Chris Petersen to interview for Washington job

Chris Petersen has been unwilling to leave Boise State despite being pursued for many head coaching jobs, but he is willing to interview for the current Washington Huskies vacancy. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reported on Thursday that Petersen is scheduled to interview for the job on Friday. Washington also was scheduled to interview Alabama offensive coordinator […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Wilcox, Tosh Lupoi buyouts are obstacle for USC

USC wants Washington Huskies defensive assistant coaches Justin Wilcox and Tosh Lupoi to join Steve Sarkisian’s staff, but their buyouts at Washington remain an obstacle. Wilcox, who has served as Washington defensive coordinator the past two seasons following stints at Tennessee and Boise State, has a $1 million buyout. Lupoi, who is a defensive line […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Petersen expected to be named Washington Head Coach

The Washington Huskies have found their new head coach per Joe Schad. Chris Petersen expected to be named Washington head coach today. Will be one of highest paid in PAC-12. — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) December 6, 2013 Chris Petersen is ready for a new challenge and views the professional and family timing and UW destination […]
Via Full Scale Sports
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Peterson leaving Boise State for Washington

Chris Peterson will be named the head coach of the Washington Huskies reports ESPN. Petersen will be one of the highest paid coaches in the Pac-12. A week ago Peterson removed himself from consideration for the position of head coach at USC which ironically chose Steve Sarkisan who was the head coach at Washington at that time. The head coach at Boise State, Petersen met with Washington...
Via Tireball.com
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen’s new Washington contract among highest in Pac-12

Chris Petersen's new contract to coach the Washington Huskies will make him one of the highest paid coaches in the Pac-12.
Via Gamedayr
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Huskies can't hold halftime lead vs. San Diego St.

After a promising first half in which Washington held a nine-point lead at the break, the Huskies gave it all back to No. 24 San Diego State. C.J. Wilcox led Washington (4-4) with 17 points, but it wasn't enough in a 70-63 loss on Sunday. Nigel Williams-Goss added 14 for the Huskies, who were coming off a win against Long Beach State, which was ranked No. 24 at the time. &...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Our All-CIF-SS teams, Players of Year from 2013

Offensive Player of the Year: RB Tre Watson, Corona Centennial To give you an idea of the type of season Tre Watson had, he broke the school record with 466 rushing yards in an early season win against St. Bonaventure. During the playoffs, he broke his own record with a 519-rushing yard performance in a semifinal win over Upland. He averaged just a hair under 250 yards per game on...
Via Fox Sports West
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilcox, Blackwell lead Huskies past Bengals 85-66

C.J. Wilcox scored 14 of his 19 points in the first half, Perris Blackwell scored a season high 20 points, and Washington finally pulled away from Idaho State in the final five minutes for a 85-66 win on Saturday afternoon. The Huskies had dropped three of five, including last Sunday's setback at No. 25 San Diego State. But Washington started its final stretch of games before...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Assistant Coach Under NCAA Investigation

Washington Huskies defensive line coach Tosh Lupoi was accused of breaking NCAA rules. He was accused of paying for a football players online class and tutoring. The recruit in question is Andrew Basham. Basham signed with the Huskies but did not meet the academic requirements to enter school. A throwing coach named Mike Davis claimed Lupoi gave him $3,000 for the tutoring of Basham...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars vs. Washington Huskies: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images On Friday the BYU Cougars and Washington Huskies will face off against one another in the Fight Hunger Bowl. Both BYU and Washington ended the regular season 8-4 but in different fashions. BYU started off slow before finding their grove while Washington stumbled to end the season and later lost their head coach Steve Sarkisian to USC. Coverage of the Fight Hunger Bowl...
Via Tireball.com
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Turner commits to Washington

Brandon Huffman of Scout.com reported to Dawgman.com Friday afternoon that John Turner, a 6-foot-5, 270-pound offensive lineman from Loyola HS in Los Angeles, has verbally committed to Washington. He is UW's eighth-known commitment for the 2014 class. He is the third OL from Loyola to commit to UW; current Husky starting RG Colin Tanigawa was a 2010 commit and Coleman Shelton...
Via washington.scout.com
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2nd half surge lifts Washington past MVSU 95-80

Nigel Williams-Goss and Andrew Andrews each scored 18 points and helped spark a decisive second half run as the Washington Huskies pulled away for a 95-80 victory over Mississippi Valley State Friday night. Washington (7-5) held the Delta Devils scoreless for over five minutes as the Huskies mounted an 18-0 run to break the game open in the second half. After a layup from Jeffrey...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Gameday Grades: BYU vs. Washington

BYU saw their 4 bowl game winning streak dashed last night as the Washington Huskies capitalized on their opportunities, converting three of their four trips in the redzone into points while the Cougar offense floundered, stalling too often to mount a serious threat. That proficiency, combined with superb special teams play saw Washington emerge as the 2013 Fight Hunger Bowl Champions.
Via byu.scout.com
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Washington RB Bishop Sankey Will Enter The NFL Draft

Washington fans are already getting excited about the beginning of the Chris Petersen era, but the Huskies will have to replace one of their best players in 2014. Tonight, ESPN’s Joe Schad is reporting that star running back Bishop Sankey will enter the NFL Draft following the season: Washington RB Bishop Sankey said he will enter the next NFL Draft — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) December...
Via College Spun
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Sun Devils brushed back by Washington to open Pac-12 play

TEMPE, Ariz. -- C.J. Wilcox scored 17 points, Andrew Andrews added 14 and Washington raced past Arizona State 76-65 Thursday night in both teams' Pac-12 opener. Washington (9-5) dominated almost from the start, building a 17-point halftime lead and extending it by doing almost whatever it wanted against Arizona State's defense. The Huskies scored 42 points in the paint and...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 Arizona pulls away to top Washington

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona coach Sean Miller likens the top-ranked Wildcats' size and power to a running team in football: The longer an opponent plays against it, the more it wears down. The Washington Huskies found out just what he means.
Via washington.scout.com
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Washington To Wear ‘MH’ Jersey Patches To Honor Marv Harshman

Last April, the state of Washington lost a basketball legend — Marv Harshman, former coach of the Washington Huskies and the Washington State Cougars, passed away at age 95. Five years prior, Harshman was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. This year, the Huskies have decided to honor the legendary coach with special jersey patches that they will wear for...
Via College Spun
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrews helps Huskies hold off Utah 59-57

Andrew Andrews scored 12 of his 19 points in the final nine minutes, and Washington held on in the final seconds for a 59-57 win over Utah on Wednesday night in the Huskies conference home opener. Coming off a split in the desert, Washington could not shake the Utes (12-3, 1-2 Pac-12) until the final seconds when Delon Wright's desperation attempt 3-pointer from the corner was...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2015 G David Crisp to Washington

The Washington Huskies snared a point guard for their 2015 recruiting class on Sunday night, as David Crisp announced his pledge via Twitter. Crisp is a 6′-1″, 185 pound senior standout lead guard for one of the best high school basketball teams in the country at Rainier Beach (WA), in his first season there after transferring. […]
Via Hoopniks
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Washington guard Hikeem Stewart lands at Kentucky Wesleyan

Through five games this season guard Hikeem Stewart didn’t see much playing time at Washington, playing a total of 22 minutes with five of his six shot attempts and all five points scored coming in one game (a win over Eastern Washington). With the trio of Andrew Andrews, C.J. Wilcox and Nigel Williams-Goss in line to receive the majority of the backcourt minutes Stewart announced...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Crunching the Numbers: 1/22/2014

Now that the Washington Huskies have won nine games for the first time since 2000, it's time to look forward to 2014 and see exactly what new Head Coach Chris Petersen has to work with. There's no question Steve Sarkisian left Washington in a much better place than how he found it, and talent is found at nearly every position. How does it all break down? Here's how we see it.
Via washington.scout.com
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting Report - CJ Wilcox

Name:  C.J. Wilcox      Age:   23    School: Washington Height: 6’5   Weight: 195   Projected Position: SG             2013-14 Stats (Through 2/2/14): 19.8 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 2.5 apg, 1.1 spg, 1.9 tpg (35.7 minutes per game) 47.5 FG%, 86.4 FT%, 42.8 3FG%  61.8 TS%, 58.3 eFG%, 25.2 USG%   Photo: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren ...
Via NBA Draft Blog
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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