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Washington Basketball: The team that could’ve been

The Washington basketball program was dealt a devastating blow on Mar. 23 as two of their rising stars revealed their future plans. The Huskies freshman duo of Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss decided to declare for the NBA draft. Aside from senior leader and point guard Andrew Andrews, these two young studs were Washington’s standout players during the 2016 season. Before...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington freshmen Murray, Chriss declare for NBA draft

SEATTLE — Washington freshmen Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray both declared for the NBA draft Wednesday and will hire agents, ending their college careers after one season and issuing a blow to the Huskies hopes of getting back to the NCAA Tournament next year.The decision by both players was announced by the school and was not a surprise considering both are projected to...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray, Chriss lead Washington past Long Beach St 107-102

SEATTLE (AP) Dejounte Murray scored 30 points, Andrew Andrews hit eight free throws in the final 37 seconds and Washington held off Long Beach State 107-102 on Tuesday night in a wild first-round NIT game. Marquese Chriss added 27 points and 11 rebounds as the Huskies (19-14) rallied after a sluggish start and trailing by as many as 14 points in the first half. Andrews finished...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 8 Oregon holds off Washington 83-77 at Pac-12

LAS VEGAS (AP) Chris Boucher had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 8 Oregon withstood a late flurry to hold off Washington 83-77 in the Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinals Thursday. Top-seeded Oregon (26-6) built an 11-point lead midway through the second half, but Andrew Andrews brought the Huskies back with a quick scoring flurry. The senior guard scored 10 of his 19 points during...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington-Oregon Preview

With perhaps the Pac-12's deepest and most versatile lineup, Oregon is riding high after winning the regular-season title outright for the first time in 14 years. The top-seeded Ducks, however, hope to take care of some unfinished business after last year's humbling defeat in the conference tournament championship game. Eighth-ranked Oregon looks to take its first step toward...
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March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington routs Stanford 91-68 to open Pac-12 tournament

LAS VEGAS (AP) Dejounte Murray scored 25 points, Marquese Chriss had 18 and 10 rebounds, and Washington routed Stanford 91-68 Wednesday in the opening game of the Pac-12 tournament. Washington (18-13) entered the Pac-12 tournament hoping boost its slim NCAA Tournament chances. The eighth-seeded Huskies got off to a strong start against Stanford, building a 17-point lead in the...
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March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Anderew Andrews earns First Team All-Pac 12 and the status of UW Hero

image courtesy of gohuskies.com Under-appreciated Andrew Andrews is a hero to UW Huskies.  The Senior guard and the captain is wrapping up his career with an All-Pac 12 appearance.  One hopes that Andrews can get an appearance in the NCAA tournament as he deserves. image courtesy of seattletimes.com Andrews finished the regular-season as the Pac-12 scoring leader averaging 21...
Via Seattle Side Up!
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington's Andrew Andrews scores career-best 47 vs. Wazzu

SEATTLE — Andrew Andrews became the first Washington player to top the 40-point mark since 1969, scoring a career-best 47 points in the final regular season home game of his career and the Huskies beat Washington State 99-91 on Wednesday night.Andrews was honored as the Huskies only senior before the game then provided a memorable exclamation to his career. Andrews scored 20 points...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrews scores career-best 47 as Huskies beat Cougars 99-91

SEATTLE (AP) Andrew Andrews became the first Washington player to top the 40-point mark since 1969, scoring a career-best 47 points in the final regular season home game of his career and the Huskies beat Washington State 99-91 on Wednesday night. Andrews was honored as the Huskies only senior before the game then provided a memorable exclamation to his career. Andrews scored 20...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Cook scores 26 as No. 13 Oregon tops Washington

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Elgin Cook matched his career-high with 26 points to lead No. 13 Oregon to an 86-73 victory over Washington on Sunday night. Dillon Brooks added 19 points for the Ducks (23-6, 12-4 Pac-12), who won their 25th consecutive home game to extend the school record they set with Wednesday's win over Washington State. Casey Benson and Jordan Bell each had 12 points. Andrew...
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February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Cook scores 26 as No. 13 Oregon tops Washington, 86-73

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Elgin Cook matched his career-high with 26 points to lead No. 13 Oregon to an 86-73 victory over Washington on Sunday night. Dillon Brooks added 19 points for the Ducks (23-6, 12-4 Pac-12), who won their 25th consecutive home game, extending the school record they set with Wednesday's win over Washington State. Casey Benson and Jordan Bell each had 12 points....
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February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington-Oregon Preview

Oregon has maintained its slipping grasp on first place in the Pac-12 thanks to its continued dominance at home. Washington, meanwhile, is having a once-promising season spiral out of control. With their conference title hopes all but dashed, the Huskies try to save their fading NCAA Tournament chances in Sunday night's challenging road test against the 13th-ranked Ducks. Oregon...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray pops for 25 as Washington beats Stanford 64-53

SEATTLE (AP) Dejounte Murray carried Washington with 25 points, Marquese Chriss added 11 and the Huskies snapped a four-game losing streak with a 64-53 win over Stanford on Saturday. The Huskies (16-11, 8-7 Pac-12) picked up a needed victory to keep its slim NCAA tournament hopes alive despite Andrew Andrews failing to score in double figures for just the second time this season...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Huskies look to climb back on top with matches against Utes

image courtesy of gohuskies.com The University of Washington Huskies (15-8) are set to face the Utah Utes (17-7). The Dawgs currently sit in 3rd place in the Pac-12 and taking out the Running Utes would go a long way to earning that precious NCAA Tournament bid. Utah however, is a strong team that beat the Huskies 80-75, in overtime back in January. The Huskies were in 1st place...
Via Seattle Side Up!
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Arizona could get Trier back for game vs. surprising Washington

Arizona coach Sean Miller has said his team could be in good position to win a third straight Pac-12 regular-season title if it's able to get through a road-heavy stretch that opened conference play.The final game of that span comes Saturday when the 23rd-ranked Wildcats conclude a two-game swing through the Pacific Northwest with a matchup against a surprising Washington.Arizona...
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February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Arizona-Washington Preview

Arizona coach Sean Miller has said his team should be in good position to win a third straight Pac-12 regular-season title if it's able to get through a road-heavy stretch that opened conference play. The final game of that span comes Saturday when the 23rd-ranked Wildcats conclude a two-game swing through the Pacific Northwest with a matchup against a surprising Washington team...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Short-handed Sun Devils can't hold off Washington

SEATTLE -- Dejounte Murray scored a career-high 34 points and grabbed 11 rebounds before fouling out in overtime, Andrew Andrews hit his first two field goals of the game in the extra session and Washington pulled away for a 95-83 win over Arizona State on Wednesday night. Murray could not be stopped for most of the game, hitting 10 of 14 shots and adding six assists. Murray carried...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray scores 34, Washington holds off Arizona St 95-83

SEATTLE (AP) Dejounte Murray scored a career-high 34 points and grabbed 11 rebounds before fouling out in overtime, Andrew Andrews hit his first two field goals of the game in the extra session and Washington pulled away for a 95-83 win over Arizona State on Wednesday night. Murray could not be stopped for most of the game, hitting on 10 of 14 shots and adding six assists. Murray...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrews putting together star season for surprising Huskies

SEATTLE (AP) When Andrew Andrews reflects on the path of his career at Washington, he thinks about a mirror. The way his college career has played out emulates much of his prep career before he ever arrived in Seattle: Early struggles; finding a glimpse of promise; and ultimately enjoying success by staying where he started rather than transferring elsewhere. ''It's crazy how this...
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February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrews hits winning FTs in Washington's 86-84 win over UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) Andrew Andrews hit the go-ahead free throws with three seconds remaining, and Washington held off a furious rally by UCLA's Bryce Alford over the final 5 1/2 minutes to win 86-84 Thursday night and remain tied atop the Pac-12 standings. Noah Dickerson led six Huskies in double figures with 15 points. Andrews added 12 points and Marquese Chriss also had 12 before...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Huskies lead the Pac-12; How close are they to March Madness?

#5 Dejounte Murray, one of 7 freshmen making a contribution to the team (www.theolympian.com) What will it take for the Washington Huskies to get in the NCAA tournament? UW has 7 true freshmen and only 1 senior; they were never expected to get off to this hot of a start. Coach Lorenzo Romar’s squad has found themselves having to learn how to win and these youngsters seem to be...
Via Seattle Side Up!
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

The Runnin Utes slip past Huskies in OT, 75-80

#0 Marquese Chriss goes for a layup (gohuskies.com) The Utah Utes (13-6) got the better of the hometown University of Washington Huskies (15-5) in a sloppy shooting affair that went to over time, eventually winning 75-80. #0 Marquese Chriss with another great game, blocks a shot (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) The Runnin Utes found a winning formula by heavily pressuring the backcourt...
Via Seattle Side Up!
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Huskies stampede Buffalos 95-83, take over lead in Pac-12

#0 Marquese Chriss goes for a dunk, on his way to 17 points (gohuskies.com) Usually, it is all about how you finish. In this game, the Huskies came out of the gates strong and held on in the end to win. The University of Washington (13-5 5-1) came out firing and then cruised to the tune of a 95-83 win over the Colorado Buffalos (14-5, 3-3). Marquese Chriss deny’s a Buffalo shot...
Via Seattle Side Up!
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington stays on top in Pac-12, beats Colorado 95-83

SEATTLE (AP) Andrew Andrews scored 25 of his 33 points in the second half, Marquese Chriss added 17 points, and Washington stayed on top of the Pac-12 Conference standings with a 95-83 win over Colorado on Wednesday night. The Huskies (13-5, 5-1) used a big first half run to take control and they built a large enough lead early in the second half to hold off Colorado's furious...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Preview: Huskies happy for some home cooking, hosting Buffalos and Utes

image courtesy of Gohuskies.com The University of Washington Huskies (12-5) are returning home to face the University of Colorado Buffalos (14-4) on Wednesday January 20th and the University of Utah Utes (13-5) on Sunday January 24th.  After a hard loss to #18 Arizona, the Huskies gallantly bounced back versus Arizona State.  The split on the road has put the Huskies ranked 2nd...
Via Seattle Side Up!
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss
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