WASHINGTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Buffs still searching for first conference win after OT loss at Washington

In a season of highs and increasing lows, the Buffaloes went into Washington on Wednesday night searching for their first conference win of 2017. After falling 85-83 to the Huskies in overtime, they’ll have to keep searching. The loss brings their season record to 10-9, with zero wins in their six Pac-12 games. Despite executing well in the first half on offense and defense and...
Via Mile High Sports
10 hours ago

Markilled: Buffs blow husky lead at Washington

  WINLESS, POPULATION: CU – The Colorado Buffaloes took the court in Seattle on Wednesday, squaring off against the Washington Huskies the Buffs entered winless in conference play. While CU got out to a big 15 point halftime lead behind a five-of-10 three point shooting first half, they weren’t able to hang on as UW had a strong second half, winning 85-83 in overtime, keeping...
Via BSN Denver
12 hours ago

Fultz Hits Career High 37 in OT Win Over Colorado

After being down by as many as 17 points, the Huskies roared back in the second half to force an 85-83 overtime win against the Buffs. Markelle Fultz put on a show tonight with a career high 37 points to help lead the Huskies to an overtime win over the Colorado Buffaloes. Despite being down by as many as 17 points early in the second half, a strong defensive effort from the Dawgs...
Via UW Dawg Pound
16 hours ago

Fultz scores 37 as Washington beats Colorado 85-83 in OT

SEATTLE (AP) Markelle Fultz scored a career-high 37 points including 25 in the second half and overtime, David Crisp's 3-pointer with 27 seconds left put Washington in front for good and the Huskies beat Colorado 85-83 in overtime on Wednesday night. Washington (9-9, 2-4 Pac-12) rallied from a 17-point second half deficit and survived a frantic final few minutes of regulation and...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Washington Football’s 2017 Schedule

Get ready for a heavy dose of Husky Stadium throughout the month of November. The Pac-12 released its football schedule for the 2017 season today, and you’ll never guess which two Pac-12 North opponents the Huskies are playing back-to-back. Huskies open 2017 season at Rutgers. Apple Cup is a Saturday. Pac-12 opener at Colorado. pic.twitter.com/6jSb6qmKTf— Christian Caple...
Via UW Dawg Pound
20 hours ago

Huskies Roundball Roundup: Bay Area disaster sees Washington drop 2 games in Pac-12 play

David Crisp goes up for a shot. Image courtesy of gohukies.com Huskies Roundball Roundup: Bay Area disaster sees Washington drop 2 games in Pac-12 play The Washington Huskies (8-9, 1-4) are sinking rapidly as they drop two games to Cal and Stanford. Stiff competition has overtaken coach Lorenzo Romar’s squad as we saw a high-powered Husky offense shut down in back to back games...
Via Seattle Side Up!
1 day ago

Film Study: Peach Bowl Part 2

The Huskies removed any doubt that they had a championship defense in 2016 The Husky defense was really, really good in 2016. Alabama managed two drives of note in the Peach Bowl, and while one was of the back-breaking 98 yard variety when the defense really needed a stop, it’s almost impossible to say that the defense wasn’t good enough to win the game. Some of the highlights...
Via UW Dawg Pound
2 days ago

Humphrey paces late run, Stanford beats Washington 76-69

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Michael Humphrey scored eight of his 18 points in the final 3:36 to help Stanford avoid a second-half collapse and beat Washington 76-69 on Saturday night. The Cardinal (10-8, 2-4 Pac-12) scored 11 straight and closed the game on a 13-6 run. The Huskies (8-9, 1-4) rallied from a 45-24 deficit to tie it at 63 on David Crisp's 3-pointer with 4:15 left. Crisp...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dorsey hits 8 3s as No. 15 Oregon routs Washington 83-61

SEATTLE (AP) Tyler Dorsey made eight 3-pointers and finished with 28 points, and No. 15 Oregon overcame foul trouble to pull away in the second half for an 83-61 win over Washington on Wednesday night. Playing in an opponent's gym for only the second time this season, the Ducks shook off foul problems for its two leading scorers - Dillon Brooks and Chris Boucher - to easily take...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington loses Ross, Baker, Qualls, Jones to NFL draft

SEATTLE (AP) Washington announced Tuesday that wide receiver John Ross, safety Budda Baker, defensive tackle Elijah Qualls and cornerback Sidney Jones will forgo their senior seasons and enter the NFL draft. Each player is expected to be an early-round selection. Baker was a second-team AP All-American after leading the Huskies with 71 tackles while grabbing two interceptions....
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State Cougars socks get recalled due to an unfortunate error

A few unlucky Washington State Cougars fans likely received an unpleasant surprise this holiday season when they went to try on their brand new “Cougars” socks. Fans thought they were getting a nice pair of $18 Wazzou-themed ugly Christmas sweater socks, but the stockings were unintentionally ugly for a different reason. On the inside lip of the socks were the words “Go...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington's rise ahead of schedule, raises hopes for '17

SEATTLE (AP) Ultimately, Washington was probably a year ahead of schedule. The belief was it would take four years for Chris Petersen's plan to fully develop and allow Washington to enter the national conversation again. After this year, the playoff is now an expectation. A handful of underclassmen may make the jump for the NFL after Saturday's Peach Bowl loss to Alabama. John...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Anderson with the pick six off Jake Browning

The Alabama defense has done it all year long and late in the second quarter of the Chick-fil-A bowl, they did it again. Alabama comes hard with a blitz up the middle and Jake Browning hurries his throw. Crimson Tide star defender Ryan Anderson anticipates the throw, makes the catch, destroys the receiver and scores the TD….. https://t.co/SXwtqTJJ0P — Kevin Causey (@CFBZ...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Peach Bowl: Everything you need to know for Washington-Alabama

The Washington Huskies face overwhelming odds when they go against the 2016 juggernaut of Alabama, but can playing with the house money in the College Football Playoff create an upset to rock the football world? What you need to know; strength, weaknesses and who has the extra edge tomorrow.Peach Bowl#4 Washington (12-1, Pac-12) vs # 1 Alabama (13-0, SEC)Location: Georgia Dome,...
Via Yardbarker
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fiesta Bowl: Everything you need to know for OSU-Clemson

Now where getting to where the bowls matter; the College Football Playoff. Clemson might be the No. 2 team in the country on their second title run in a row, but don't think Ohio State doesn't have the National Championship right in sight. What you need to know; strength, weaknesses and who has the extra edge tomorrow.Fiesta Bowl#3 Ohio State (11-1, Big Ten) vs #2 Clemson (12-1,...
Via Yardbarker
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Profiles: Markelle Fultz

If you haven't heard by now, the 2016-17 college basketball season is flooded with incredible talent. From a plethora of dynamic point guards to elite wings and big men of all kinds, it is shaping up to be a special winter and spring. With the addition of so many great young players, mostly freshmen, there may soon be a great departure for NBA waters at the end of the season.Given...
Via The Sports Quotient
23 days ago  |  Discuss

TailGreater: Your Peach Bowl travel guide

So you guys are all prepared for the Rose Bowl, right? Everyone who's heading out to Pasadena is all prepared? Good. Because this week, we're getting into the thick of the College Football Playoff. We'll cover the Ohio State-Clemson matchup next week, but for now, here is your complete travel guide to the Peach Bowl. Hopefully, this Alabama-Washington game won't look like that one...
Via Yardbarker
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Making of the Peach Bowl: A look inside this year's CFB Playoff semifinal prep

Every single bowl game, whether it’s a shoehorned corporate outfit with a clunky name or a blue-blood, "traditional" one, tries to market itself around pageantry, philanthropy, pride or some combination of the three. Yet, very few of them have been able to meld the three together in such a way that they have claimed prime real estate in the hearts and minds of college football...
Via Yardbarker
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama supposedly ‘scared’ of trick plays Washington runs

The only way Washington stands a chance at pulling off an upset against Alabama in the College Football Playoff is to get creative, and Nick Saban is apparently preparing for the Huskies to do just that. Washington coach Chris Petersen is known for his willingness to take risks and affinity for trick plays. Dave Mahler of Sports Radio 950 KJR in Seattle says he was told by a ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Invitation To The College Football Playoff Is 16 Years Overdue

My Sunday mornings tend to be very regimented. I wake up, make a cup of coffee, and get myself situated in front of a television and break out my laptop for some morning reading. My TV programming usually consists of English Premier League clashes and NFL Sunday pregame shows, all while I plot out how to survive stress-inducing fantasy football battles with friends. However, this...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies destroy Colorado, prove they belong in the College Football Playoff

The Washington Huskies destroyed Colorado 41-10, proving that they belong in the College Football Playoff. That’s not to say that UW was perfect. It wasn’t. Washington’s usually steady passing game completed just 9 of 24 passes for 124 yards. The Huskies also turned the ball over on downs on their second possession, taking a sack on fourth-and-eight from the Colorado 36. This...
Via The Comeback
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Huskies, Buffaloes go back-to-back with amazing plays

Like many on this Friday night, the PAC-12 Championship game appears to be drunk. With Washington leading 24-7 in the third quarter, somehow this Jake Browning pass to John Ross turned into a 19-yard touchdown for the Huskies: So much happened on that play, including an insane one-handed catch by Ross. The play should’ve resulted in a sack, and if not a sack, maybe a pick...
Via The Comeback
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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