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WASHINGTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Robert Upshaw Considering Playing In D-League

Robert Upshaw is giving serious thought to playing in the D-League this season following his dismissal from the University of Washington's basketball program. After his dismissal from Washington, Upshaw’s inner-circle has begun the agent selection process, sources told Yahoo Sports. The NBA does not allow players enrolled at the beginning of a school year to make the immediate...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dawgs seek culture change but the petri dish is sucked dry by graduation

 Royce rolls: Royce Freeman pounded the Dawgs for 169 yards on 29 carries and four touchdowns last October, his best day as a Duck–so far (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images). In Chris Petersen’s first year as Washington head coach the Huskies went 8-6, losing to every ranked team they played, then losing 30-22 in the Cactus Bowl versus Oklahoma State to finish the year. Next...
Via The Duck Stops Here
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington center Robert Upshaw dismissed from program

  Washington has dismissed center Robert Upshaw, the national leader in blocked shots, from its program for a violation of team rules. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar announced the dismissal Monday afternoon. No other details were given by the school. ''We wish Rob well as he moves forward in his life, and we will do our best to support him in the future,'' Romar said in a statement...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington dismisses C Robert Upshaw from program

SEATTLE (AP) Washington has dismissed center Robert Upshaw, the national leader in blocked shots, from its program for a violation of team rules. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar announced the dismissal Monday afternoon. No other details were given by the school. ''We wish Rob well as he moves forward in his life, and we will do our best to support him in the future,'' Romar said...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Basketball Center Robert Upshaw Has Been Dismissed From The Team

Washington basketball has gotten off to an up-and-down start this season. After opening the year 11-0, the Huskies lost their next four games, and currently sit at 14-5 with a 3-4 record in the Pac-12. Things won’t be getting easier from here for Lorenzo Romar’s team. Minutes ago, the head coach announced that 7-foot center Robert Upshaw is no longer with the program. UW’s...
Via College Spun
4 days 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
6 days 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."

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
14 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington's Danny Shelton With the Pre-Snap Barrel Roll Prior to Flattening Washington State's QB

For senior Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton the goals for his final Apple Cup were probably two things: (1) win of course and (2) sack the quarterback. Next to winning the thing interior defensive lineman love most is the sack. It is the stack that speaks to every lineman's desire to prove his dominance over his opponent.By time the game ended Saturday night Shelton met...
Via FatManWriting
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Washington’s Kendyl Taylor Makes An Awesome One-Handed Catch Against Arizona

Arizona had a huge win against Oregon earlier in the season and is one of a number of Pac-12 programs in the Top 25, but the Wildcats are getting a game today from Washington. UW sophomore wide receiver Kendyl Taylor helped matters for the Huskies with this fantastic one-handed grab. Taylor and the Huskies have a 10-7 lead in Tuscon with over nine minutes left in the second...
Via College Spun
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Arizona’s Rich Rodriguez Happy When Washington Hired Chris Petersen? “Hell No”

Rich Rodriguez, thankfully for us, does not have much of a filter when speaking to the media.  Today, the Arizona football coach is meeting with reporters to preview his team’s game against Washington. The No. 14-ranked Wildcats are set to host the Huskies at Arizona Stadium. Arizona remains alive in the chase for the Pac-12 South title.  Washington is led by a first-year coach...
Via College Spun
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily double shores up Washington’s post play

Post play has been a bit of a question mark for the Washington Huskies basketball program, and it’s fair to say the question was addressed by the coaching staff on Monday, as Washington added verbal commitments from two prospects. Junior college center Malik Dime picked Washington over Iowa State, and prep school power forward Devenir Duruisseau also ...
Via Hoopniks
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies at Hawaii Warriors: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday night the Washington Huskies and Hawaii Warriors will face off against one another as the 2014 NCAA football season gets underway for both teams. The No. 25 ranked Huskies will be looking to start the season right with a win over the unranked Warriors. Coverage of the contest between Washington and Hawaii will air on the CBS Sports Network beginning at 10:30 pm ET (7...
Via Tireball.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the Washington Huskies win the Pac 12?

Football season will soon be here and with it, time to look at some some of the power teams in the power conferences. Publications have already started previewing teams and conferences, as he was size up the favorites, sleepers and under dogs. Let’s take a look at the Pac 12 and the Washington Huskies. How do the oddsmakers see them doing this year?   Steve Sarkisian’s career...
Via The Sports Bank
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Unveil New Uniforms With Textured Helmet

I swear it seems like there is a new jersey unveiling every single day this time of year. The Washington Huskies were the latest school to unveil their new football uniforms and they look pretty good. I’m a big fan of the new style numbers, with the multiple colors, and I’m glad they kept the all-white and all-purple combos. The new all-white helmet is pretty cool and definitely...
Via Diehardsport
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Washington Football To Unveil New Uniforms Friday, Players React To Seeing Them For First Time

The Washington Huskies’ football team will be getting new Nike uniforms for the upcoming season. The threads will be unveiled Friday. The players, though, have already seen what they’ll be wearing.  Their reaction to the updated digs is in the video below. It’s not quite to the level of excitement Miami showed, but it’s still fun to watch, nonetheless.  The reaction was...
Via College Spun
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Huskies fool players with ugly uniforms

Washington Huskies coach Chris Peterson pranked his players with some ugly uniforms for an April Fools joke on Tueasday. Peterson introduced two new uniforms that had a silly husky logo on the helmet a Washington “W” on the front of the jersey and “DAWGS” printed on the back of the pants. The post Huskies fool players with ugly uniforms appeared first on Sports Glory.
Via Sports-Glory
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Petersen Pranks Washington Players With Fake New Uniforms

As I’m sure any users of the internet were aware, yesterday was April Fools’ Day, and pranks were flying everywhere as usual. The Washington Huskies football team was not exempt from this. During a meeting at 7:15 in the morning, new Huskies coach Chris Petersen unveiled the program’s “new 2014 uniforms”, featuring a strange new dog logo, W’s everywhere, small exponent...
Via College Spun
April 02, 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
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