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Washington-Utah Preview

Washington's two-game trip to the Rocky Mountains began with a weak offensive effort against one of the worst teams in the Pac-12. Few teams have been able to make improvements in Utah. The 12th-ranked Utes host the Huskies on Sunday night and figure to impose yet another strong defensive effort as they try to remain unbeaten at home. Utah (15-3, 5-1 Pac-12) beat Washington State...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Basketball: What about the Washington?

Time to end the battle against the state of Washington tomorrow night. For a look at Washington Ben Knibbe from the UW Dawg Pound gives us the inside scoop. What are Washington’s expectations for this season?  To begin the season, nobody really knew what to expect from the Huskies. There were a lot of intriguing pieces but nobody knew how they fit. Up until there was one...
Via TornBySports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies stun Colorado on buzzer beater

"It was a heartbreaker, to say the least," Boyle said. "I really thought it would be a game of whoever had the ball last (would win), and Washington had the ball last."
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
1 day ago

Andrews buzzer beat gives Washington 52-50 win over Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Andrew Andrews connected on a straightaway jumper with one second remaining, lifting the Washington Huskies past short-handed Colorado 52-50 on Thursday night for their third win in a row. Nigel Williams-Goss had 16 points to lead Washington (14-4, 3-3 Pac-12), which won at Colorado for the first time in its last five games here. Andrews finished with 12 points...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Big men like Shelton, Collins among Senior Bowl's top guys

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) The Senior Bowl's top prospects, like usual, are the big men. This time it's guys like wide-bodied Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton and LSU left tackle La'el Collins who are trying to help cement their status as first-round picks in the much-scrutinized workouts heading into Saturday's game. The 6-foot-2, 343-pound Shelton went from being projected as...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington's 2nd half comeback tops Oregon, 85-77

SEATTLE (AP) Andrew Andrews scored a season-high 21 points and Nigel Williams-Goss added 20 to lead Washington to an 85-77 win against Oregon on Sunday night. Washington (13-4, 2-3 Pac-12) trailed by 10 points at halftime but the Huskies rallied in the second half for their second win in a row after losing four straight. Robert Upshaw had 13 points and 12 rebounds for Washington...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Kemp, Gary Payton Reunite To Watch Sons Play In Seattle (Video)

Shawn Kemp and Gary Payton were together again Thursday on the basketball court, right where they belong. The former Seattle Supersonics teammates reunited to watch their sons face off in a Pac-12 college basketball matchup. Shawn Kemp Jr. plays for the University of Washington, while Gary Payton II suits up for Oregon State, his dad’s alma mater. Two Seattle legends are in the...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Payton And Shawn Kemp Watch Their Sons Play Basketball (Yes, You Are Old)

It was Throwback Thursday at Bank of America Arena in Seattle Thursday night, where the Washington Huskies took on the Oregon State Beavers. There were two high-profile attendees sitting court side — two guys who now happen to double as proud papas. Gary Payton II currently plays for the Beavers, while Shawn Kemp Jr. plays Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington pulls away late to beat Oregon State 56-43

SEATTLE (AP) Mike Anderson scored all 11 of his points in the second half, Andrew Andrews added 12 off the bench, and Washington snapped a four-game losing streak with a 56-43 win over Oregon State on Thursday night. After an ugly first half, Anderson came up big in the second half as the Huskies (12-4, 1-3 Pac-12) avoided starting Pac-12 Conference play 0-4. Anderson knocked down...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kiper mocks cornerback Marcus Peters to Eagles—well, ya gotta start somewhere!

Marcus Peters, junior cornerback from Washington, 5-11, 192—played 34 games for the Huskies, 129 tackles, 11 INTs… Frank Caliendo cracks me up— here he is playing Mel Kiper… The greatest Eagles Fan Contest of all— the MACH 10 Draft Challenge—traditionally opens here for early balloting on the 3rd Saturday of March. That makes sense, because by then you have a decent...
Via Eagles Eye
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State holds off late Washington surge, 80-77

SEATTLE (AP) DaVonte Lacy hit six straight free throws down the stretch and finished with 25 points as Washington State held off a late Washington surge to earn an 80-77 win on Saturday. Washington State (8-7, 2-1 Pac-12) has won two straight after its nonconference schedule left them 6-6. The Huskies (11-4, 0-3) have lost four consecutive after an 11-0 start. Que Johnson scored...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson declares for NFL draft

SEATTLE (AP) Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson is forgoing his senior season and will declare for the NFL draft. The school announced Thompson's decision Monday. Thompson's final game was the Huskies' loss to Oklahoma State in the Cactus Bowl last Friday. Thompson was one of three Huskies on the AP's All-America first team, joining linebacker Hau'oli Kikaha and defensive tackle...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington All-American Shaq Thompson To Enter NFL Draft

Washington All American linebacker Shaq Thompson will forgo his senior year and enter the 2015 NFL Draft, school announced today. Thompson, earned Associated Press first-team All-America and won the Paul Hornung Award in 2014 after starring on both sides of the ball. Thompson scored four defensive touchdowns and rushed for 100 yards in each of his two starts at tailback. After...
Via Thacover2
20 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 22 ASU women beat Washington in Pac-12 opener

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Behind a balanced scoring attack, stout defense and outstanding first-half effort, the No. 22 Arizona State women's basketball team defeated the visiting Washington Huskies 62-48 on Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils were led by Promise Amukamara, who finished with 14 points and three steals, and Sophie Brunner, who had 14 points, five rebounds...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
21 days ago  |  Discuss

CU Olympic Sports

– CU Olympic Sports –   January 3rd … Citius, Fortius, Altius … Former Buff Jenny Simpson named Track and Field News Female Athlete of the Year Jenny Simpson broke five NCAA records while running for the University of Colorado, and she has kept on going. A two-time Olympian, Simpson has been named the Track and Field News Female Athlete of the Year. Emma Coburn, also a...
Via CU at the Game
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington-Stanford Preview

One of the best starts in coach Lorenzo Romar's tenure at Washington is fading and its stay in the Top 25 is likely over after this weekend. The No. 21 Huskies can at least fend off a major hit to their Pac-12 title aspirations by avoiding their first 0-2 start in conference play in seven seasons Sunday night against surging Stanford. Washington won its first 11 games for just the...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State’s 300-Pound Ball-Carrier is Your Worst Nightmare

The Washington Huskies had no answer for 300-pound Oklahoma State defensive tackle James Castleman in the Ticketcity Cactus Bowl…on the offensive side of the ball. The Cowboys 3-year senior starter had not played a lick of offense during his time in Stillwater therefore head coach Mike Gundy elected to give the big man a taste Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mathews leads Cal past No. 21 Washington 81-75

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Jordan Mathews scored 31 points and knocked down three of his career-high five 3-pointers in the second half, leading California to an 81-75 upset of No. 21 Washington on Friday night in the Pac-12 opener for both schools. David Kravish had a career-high 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Bears, who had lost consecutive games for the first time under...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cactus Bowl Capsule

Oklahoma State (6-6) vs. Washington (8-5) at Tempe, Arizona, 10:15 p.m. EST Friday (ESPN) Line: Washington by 6 1/2. Series record: Tied 1-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE: Washington is trying to cap a successful first season under coach Chris Petersen. Oklahoma State is attempting to build confidence toward next season after barely becoming bowl eligible with a young team. KEY MATCHUP: Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Gundy's selfies, Chris Petersen's tricks on display at the Cactus Bowl

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Early in December, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy put the media on a freeze. He'd been terse, refusing to answer questions about injuries and personnel decisions as his Cowboys found themselves 5-6 heading into a rivalry game against Oklahoma. Wanting to make amends Wednesday as the Cowboys prepared to face the Washington Huskies in the Cactus Bowl on Friday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington-Oklahoma St. Preview

Oklahoma State needed a miracle play in its last game to clinch bowl eligibility. It got the play. The Cowboys no longer have the player. They'll be without Tyreek Hill when they face Washington in the Cactus Bowl on Jan. 2 in Tempe, Arizona. Trailing Oklahoma by a touchdown with under a minute to play Dec. 6, Hill returned a punt 92 yards for the tying score, setting up the Cowboys...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulane-Washington Preview

Following another high-profile win, Washington has a chance to match its best start in coach Lorenzo Romar's tenure. On Monday night, the 16th-ranked and unbeaten Huskies receive a visit from a streaking Tulane team that has beaten just one major conference opponent so far this season and hasn't upset a Top 25 team in 15 years. Washington's only 11-0 start under Romar came in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarreau helps Washington edge Oklahoma 69-67

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jernard Jarreau scored 12 points, and No. 16 Washington held on for a 69-67 victory over No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase. The Huskies (10-0) led by as many as 20 in the first half, but only scored three points in the final 4:01 of the game. Jordan Woodard had a look at a potential winning jumper for the Sooners in the final seconds, but...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma-Washington Preview

Lon Kruger is returning to Las Vegas content with his hard-nosed, defensive-minded team. His squad's opponent is also pretty good at its own end of the court. Points figure to be at a premium Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, where Kruger and No. 15 Oklahoma try to hand No. 16 Washington its first defeat. Local basketball fans will get their first look at Kruger since...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kemp leads No. 16 Washington to rout of Grambling State

  Shawn Kemp Jr. scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half, Andrew Andrews added 16 points and No. 16 Washington raced past Grambling State 86-38 on Wednesday night. Washington (9-0) extended its best start since beginning the 2005-06 season 11-0, leading 45-13 at halftime and by as many as 51 in the second half. The Huskies will get arguably their toughest non-conference test...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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