WASHINGTON HUSKIES NEWS

2/21 Bubble Bursting Guide

Which teams need to lose this week for UW to stay in the hunt for an NCAA berth? The only thing the Huskies can control is their own performance. And that’s all well and good but as fans we have permission to spare precious brain cells worrying about how everyone else is doing around the bubble. NCAA tournament qualification is not static. Everything is relative. The Huskies...
Via UW Dawg Pound
17 hours ago

ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi breaks down Huskies’ tourney chances

A few weeks ago, the Washington Huskies looked to have a pretty clear path to their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2011. But after they endured a three-game losing streak, the Huskies enter Thursday’s game at Stanford with an 18-9 overall record and tied for fifth in the Pac-12 with the Cardinal. With just four regular season games to go, where does that leave the Dawgs in their...
Via MyNorthwest.com
17 hours ago

Washington football schedule, roster, recruiting and what to watch in 2018

Washington's standards have changed under Chris Petersen, but Jake Browning should have the Huskies in the hunt for the Pac-12 title and perhaps more in 2018.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

2018 NFL Combine: Full schedule, local players to watch

Starting Friday, March 2, check back to see the latest combine results and news surrounding local players. Seven Washington Huskies and four Washington State Cougars have been invited to the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine, which officially kicks off Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Through March 5, 326 draft-eligible players will undergo workouts and interviews in...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Husky Softball Notebook: #1 Ranking Achieved

The 4th-ranked Huskies continue to mow down opponents, now up to 12-0. Their dominance has earned them the top spot in the new NFCA poll. Then-#4 Husky softball pounded through another weekend, posting 7 more wins, including 5 shutouts and 6 run-rules: UW 8, Northern Colorado 0 UW 8, Wichita State 0 UW 10, Seton Hall 0 UW 7, Wichita State 0 UW 13, Sam Houston State 1 UW 9...
Via UW Dawg Pound
1 day ago

A Conversation With 2019 4 Star Husky Defensive Tackle Recruit

Conversation With A Husky Target Today, I had a chance to talk to 4-star defensive tackle and top 100 player in the 2019 class Jacob Bandes out of Antioch HS, CA. He has offers from UW, UCLA, Oregon, and a few other schools. Here is what he had to say: Hey Jacob thanks for taking some time out of your day to talk to Husky fans. How did you start to communicate with the Husky staff...
Via UW Dawg Pound
3 days ago

Colorado Buffaloes come up short against Washington Huskies

SEATTLE — Matisse Thybulle scored a career-high 26 points and Noah Dickerson added 14 as Washington snapped a three-game losing skid by pulling away for an 82-59 victory over Colorado in a Pac-12 Conference game on Saturday night. Dominic Green added 11 points for the Huskies (18-9, 8-6). Tyler Bey scored 11 points and McKinley Wright IV had 10 for Colorado (15-12, 7-8). Washington...
Via The Denver Post
4 days ago

Instant: Cold Blooded

The Husky legend stole the show as UW snaps a three-game losing streak. Behind a career high scoring effort by star Matisse Thybulle, the Washington Huskies crushed the Colorado Buffaloes in a men’s basketball game on Saturday night by a score of 82-59. On normal nights, a dominating Husky win over a PAC 12 rival would be big news for a team riding the NCAA bubble. But tonight was...
Via UW Dawg Pound
4 days ago

Huskies Drop 3rd Straight in 2nd Half Collapse vs. Utah

Washington’s NCAA chances are fading rapidly Following the win vs. Arizona the Huskies were riding high and seemingly well on their way to a streak breaking NCAA bid. 3 games later...not so much. Washington blew a 2nd straight 2nd half double digit lead in a disappointing 70-58 loss at home to Utah. UW falls to 17-9 and just 7-6 in conference. Things started off well for the...
Via UW Dawg Pound
6 days ago

Coming Home: Anything but a Lone Star on UW Softball

A winding journey for UW Softball senior Kirstyn Thomas has taken her from a star high school pitcher in East Texas to a slugging first baseman on Montlake. Now she returns home as the reigning NCAA Player of the Week. On a team with many stars, there are multiple players that come to mind when thinking of potential national awards. Junior ace pitcher Taran Alvelo and senior third...
Via UW Dawg Pound
6 days ago

Looking Ahead At The Offensive Husky Recruiting Targets For 2019

A Look At 2019 Offensive Husky Targets In 2019 the west coast is loaded with talent on the offensive side of the ball and the Huskies have offered, and are recruiting players who are highly coveted and ranked as highly regarded prospects. Here is a look at some of the targets the staff is after: At quarterback the Huskies already have a commitment from 4 star Dylan Morris out of...
Via UW Dawg Pound
7 days ago

the Gekko Files: peeking ahead at the PAC 12 North

Here is a shocker: you all voted Washington as the most likely to win the division in 2018 Today we hit part 2 of our two-part, wisdom of crowds-driven, way-too-soon preview of the PAC 12 2018 football season. Last Sunday, we debated the PAC 12 South. There was overwhelming support for USC as the clear favorite despite the fact that there is a bit of roster overhaul underway as guys...
Via UW Dawg Pound
7 days ago

UW’s Dante Pettis on being a Husky: ‘It was the best decision of my life’

The 2018 NFL Scouting Combine is a little under two weeks away, and Washington wide receiver Dante Pettis is well into his training regime in Orange County. Pettis called into the 710 ESPN Seattle studios to chat with Brock Huard and Tom Wassell ahead of the big day. The biggest NFL offseason storylines “Honestly a little weird,” Pettis said of being on his own schedule for the first...
Via MyNorthwest.com
8 days ago

Washington Bracketology Update

How badly did the Oregon road losses hurt UW’s chances? Last week the Huskies were on the verge of cracking the AP Poll. This week? Not so much. A pair of brutal defeats, albeit in very different ways, at the Oregon schools put a dent in Washington’s resume and hurt its chances of making the NCAA tournament. But how badly did it hurt them? Not as much as you might think. We...
Via UW Dawg Pound
9 days ago

Husky Softball Notebook: Ferocious Offense Powers 5-0 Start in Illinois

UW Softball pounded out 70 runs in 5 games to sweep the Bradley Invitational. Additionally, some lineup notes, and a preview of next week’s games. This was supposed to be a 5-0 weekend for the Huskies, but even the most optimistic projection was not quite as rosy as that. The 4th-ranked Huskies romped in all five games at the Bradley Invitational in Peoria, Illinois, defeating all...
Via UW Dawg Pound
9 days ago

The next obstacle for Washington’s Chris Petersen? Brand recognition

What’s the next hurdle for Chris Petersen to clear at UW? According to 710 ESPN Seattle’s Brock Huard, it isn’t securing a top recruit or getting back to a national championship – well, not neccesarily. It’s increasing brand recognition. Huskies’ HC Petersen: ‘Heck yes’ there’s competition at QB In effort to determine how current potential college football players view the brands...
Via MyNorthwest.com
9 days ago

Which True Freshmen Play in 2018?

UW’s latest recruiting class includes a number of gems who are sure to earn immediate playing time. With the Washington Huskies football team’s 2018 recruiting class signed, sealed and delivered, we can now turn our offseason attention to the question of how many — and which — of these prospects will see the field this fall. While he has in years past stated his desire to stash away...
Via UW Dawg Pound
10 days ago

Deja Vu: Beavs shock Dawgs

Thompson sinks UW with another late game 3 in a 97-94 OT OSU victory Stephen Thompson, Jr. did it again to the Huskies as UW dropped a double overtime game against the Oregon State Beavers getting swept this week and likely undoing any goodwill they earned from last week’s victories. The Huskies fell to 7-5 in conference (17-8) while the Beavers moved to 5-7 in conference (13-11...
Via UW Dawg Pound
11 days ago

Chris Petersen on Huskies’ recruits, QB competition

Chris Petersen and the Washington Huskies have secured one of their best ever recruiting classes, highlighted by five-star linebacker Ale (Brandon) Kaho out of Reno — Petersen’s first five-star signing. The UW football head coach joined Brock Huard and Mike Salk on 710 ESPN Seattle to talk about the recruiting process, this year’s class, and the constant competition for the starting...
Via MyNorthwest.com
12 days ago

Blue 42: Which Huskies will be drafted into the NFL?

Seven University of Washington football players were invited to this year’s NFL Scouting Combine. During Brock and Salk’s Blue 42 segment, Brock Huard predicted which Huskies will be drafted, and which ones won’t. Jake Heaps: UW transfer Jacob Eason the ‘prototypical’ NFL quarterback DT Vita Vea “Vita Vea is going to go in the first round. He could climb to the top ten after the...
Via MyNorthwest.com
12 days ago

Washington Falls Flat in 65-40 Humiliation at Oregon

The Dawgs drop to 7-4 in conference If Lorenzo Romar were still coach of the Washington Huskies he would say that they needed to take their cool jackets off after a week praise following an Arizona sweep. Instead, Coach Hopkins took off his regular suit jacket 2 minutes into this one as his shouts did no good and Washington laid down and died in a 65-40 loss at Oregon to drop to...
Via UW Dawg Pound
13 days ago

Huskies Postpone Isaiah Thomas Jersey Retirement Ceremony after Trade

It will take place instead on Saturday 2/17 against Colorado Isaiah Thomas just can’t find an NBA home. He was drafted with the last pick in Sacramento, allowed to walk to Phoenix in free agency, traded to Boston where he made 2nd team all-NBA, then coldly traded to Cleveland, and after 15 games will now join the Los Angeles Lakers. Unfortunately, the Lakers have a game on Thursday...
Via UW Dawg Pound
13 days ago

UW Basketball Rooting Guide

Who do the Huskies need to win or lose down the stretch? The Washington Huskies are on the right side of the bubble for an NCAA tournament game. God, that feels good to type. And I would like to continue to be able to type that phrase for the next month. How Washington performs will be the overwhelming factor in deciding whether they have a sufficient resume. But it wouldn’t...
Via UW Dawg Pound
13 days ago

Julius Irvin is a Husky

The 4 star defensive back is officially in the fold 4 star defensive back Julius Irvin out of Servite High School in Anaheim, California signed his letter of intent this morning to officially become a Washington Husky. He is listed as the #12 safety and #156 prospect overall in the 2018 class in 247sports’s composite rankings. Irvin is listed on most recruiting sites as a safety...
Via UW Dawg Pound
14 days ago

Tuli Letuligasenoa is a Husky

The California 4 star DT put pen to paper this morning The Huskies got fantastic news this morning when 4 star Tuli Letuligasenoa signed his letter of intent to officially commit to DL coach Ikaika Malloe and head coach Chris Petersen. Whether the Huskies were going to get an elite DT in this class was a point of much consternation in the comments section (you know who you are...
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14 days ago
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