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Washington's leading scorer Williams-Goss, two others transferring

SEATTLE -- Washington leading scorer Nigel Williams-Goss and two others have been granted their release and will transfer from the Huskies' program. Washington announced that Williams-Goss, sophomore guard Dustin Johnson and junior center Gilles Dierickx, planned to leave the school on Friday. Reports first surfaced Thursday that Williams-Goss -- a sophomore -- would leave Washington...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams-Goss, 2 others to leave Washington program

SEATTLE (AP) Washington leading scorer Nigel Williams-Goss and two others have been granted their release and will transfer from the Huskies' program. Washington announced that Williams-Goss, sophomore guard Dustin Johnson and junior center Gilles Dierickx, planned to leave the school on Friday. Reports first surfaced Thursday that Williams-Goss - a sophomore - would leave Washington...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What is next for Washington Huskies Basketball?

For the last 13 years, University of Washington’s Lorenzo Romar has been regarded as one of the best coaches in college basketball. Although Romar’s achievements have not attracted widespread attention, he has helped 13 Husky players enter the NBA. Former Huskies Brandon Roy and Nate Robinson. Both played under Lorenzo Romar. Despite Romar’s talents, the Huskies haven’t...
Via isportsweb.com
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Washington Huskies Keep Rolling in Tournament Play?

If you’re still trying to pick your jaw up off the floor after Washington pulled out the win over No.13 Utah last Saturday you aren’t alone. Not that Nigel Williams-Goss putting up big numbers is anything new, but the Huskies upsetting the second-best team in conference to end their season on a high note. Now it’s tournament time, and a chance to see if they can carry the momentum...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Williams-Goss leads Washington past No. 13 Utah 77-68

SEATTLE (AP) Nigel Williams-Goss scored 28 points, including a deep 3-pointer with 1:08 remaining as the shot clock was about to expire, and Washington rallied to stun No. 13 Utah 77-68 on Saturday. Washington (16-14, 5-13 Pac-12) was 15-4 after winning at Colorado on Jan. 22, then proceeded to lose its next seven games and 10 of 11 as injuries and player discipline left the Huskies...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Profile: Robert Upshaw

Can teams look past the off-court issues and select Robert Upshaw in the first round? TeamWashington YearSophomore PositionCenter Age21 Height7-0 Weight250 Big Board Ranking30 Draft ProjectionLate-first/Early-second round Strengths Elite shot-blocker; was leading the NCAA before his dismissal Double-double threat every night Defensive positioning both on and off ball Shows some...
Via The Lottery Mafia
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington edges Washington State 87-84

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Andrew Andrews scored a career-high 35 points, including a game-winning 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left, to lift Washington to an 87-84 triumph over Washington State on Sunday night. Nigel Williams-Goss added 20 points and six assists for the Huskies (15-11, 4-10 Pac-12), who snapped a seven-game losing streak. DaVonte Lacy led Washington State (11-15, 5-9) with...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks reach “sweet 16″ with win over Huskies

By DSH basketball correspondent Eric Sloat  The NCAA tournament is that way: At 16-7 and 6-4 overall, the Ducks have at least an outside chance of making The Big Dance, but they’ll have to close strong to get there (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images). Fresh off their win over Arizona State, the Ducks hosted Washington and emerged with a 78-74 win, pushing them to 16-7 overall...
Via The Duck Stops Here
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Young passes 2,000 points, Oregon beats Washington 78-74

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Joseph Young scored 32 points to surpass 2,000 for his four-year career and lead Oregon to a 78-74 over Washington on Wednesday night. Young, who scored 916 points in his first two seasons at Houston, floated in a driving shot with 23.8 seconds left for the winning points. Young, who now has 2,002 points, is the fifth active NCAA Division I player to reach the...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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January 27, 2015  |  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
January 26, 2015  |  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
January 26, 2015  |  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
January 26, 2015  |  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
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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
January 23, 2015  |  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
January 18, 2015  |  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
January 15, 2015  |  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

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

No. 16 Huskies rout Grambling State 86-38

SEATTLE (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Grambling St.-Washington Preview

Washington squeaked past a respectable mid-major opponent in its last game to establish its top start in nine seasons. Extending the season-opening run seems far more certain. The 16th-ranked Huskies welcome Grambling State to Seattle on Wednesday night looking to add to the Tigers' substantial road struggles. Washington (8-0) had quite a scare in Sunday's 81-77 home win over Eastern...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 17 Washington rallies to defeat Eastern Washington

  Nigel Williams-Goss and Darin Johnson hit 3-pointers in the final 1:16 to cap a big comeback and No. 17 Washington beat Eastern Washington 81-77 on Sunday night. Robert Upshaw led Washington with a career-high 21 points and added nine rebounds and six blocks. Williams-Goss had 19 points and Andrew Andrews 18 for the Huskies (8-0). Eastern Washington (8-2) led by double-digits...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington defense clamps down on No. 13 San Diego State

  Nigel Williams-Goss scored 15 points, and Washington held No. 13 San Diego State to a school record for fewest points in the Huskies' 49-36 win on Sunday. Andrew Andrews added 13 points as Washington (7-0) posted just its second win over a ranked opponent since 2011. San Diego State (6-2) shot only 20.4 percent. It was the lowest shooting percentage for the Aztecs dating to 1996...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Goss leads Washington past Long Beach 80-70

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Nigel Williams-Goss scored 21 points and dished out a tournament record 12 assists to lead Washington to 80-70 victory over Long Beach State in the semifinal game of the Wooden Legacy Tournament on Friday night. The Huskies advances to the tournament championship game on Sunday against UTEP, who defeated Xavier earlier Friday. Down 54-45, Washington went on...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Huskies beat Spartans 78-56 in Wooden opener

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Donaven Dorsey scored 17 points and Robert Upshaw tied his own school record with seven blocked shots, powering Washington to a 78-56 rout of San Jose State on Thursday night in the opening round of the Wooden Legacy tournament. It was the third time in four games that the 6-foot-11 Upshaw had at least seven blocks. He didn't have any in the Huskies' previous...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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