WASHINGTON HUSKIES NEWS

Washington forward Desmond Simmons transferring to Saint Mary's

Washington transfer Desmond Simmons has committed to Saint Mary's, sources told CBSSports.com. He will be immediately eligible next season. The 6-foot-7 forward averaged 5.2 points and 4.6 rebounds last season for the Huskies and should immediately bolster the Gaels' front line in the West Coast Conference. Simmons will join former Stanford guard Aaron Bright in Moraga...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Ndahiro One To Watch

Now that news of Desmond Simmons' decision to leave Washington is public, the Huskies have a spot to fill for 2014, and they may have already identified a potential suitor for Simmons' scholarship. His name is Kevin Ndahiro.
Via washington.scout.com
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington 72, Washington St. 49

Freshman guard Nigel Williams-Goss scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds as the Huskies pulled away from the visiting Cougars. Andrew Andrews contributed 16 points, nine rebounds and four assists as Washington (16-13, 8-8 Pac-12) won for the sixth time in seven games at home in league play. Perris Blackwell added 10 points off the bench for the Huskies, who shot...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington 86, Oregon St. 62

C.J. Wilcox scored 23 points to lead six players in double figures as the Huskies rolled over the Beavers to snap a seven-game road losing streak. Andrew Andrews contributed 15 points and Nigel Williams-Goss registered 14 points and 10 assists as Washington (15-13, 7-8 Pac-12) shot 57.4 percent from the field. Desmond Simmons chipped in 10 points and 11 rebounds while Perris Blackwell...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilcox has 23 and Huskies down Beavers 86-62

C.J. Wilcox had 23 points and Washington snapped a seven-game losing streak on the road with an 86-62 victory over Oregon State on Saturday. Wilcox, who had been in single digits the last two games, moved in front of Jon Brockman for second on the Huskies' all-time career points list with 1,814. The victory also snapped a two-game overall losing streak for Washington (15-13...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Huskies run away from OSU

CORVALLIS - Washington used double-digit scoring from six players to overwhelm Oregon State and post a convincing 86-62 win over the Beavers Saturday to escape the state of Oregon with one win and one loss. C.J. Wilcox led the Huskies with 23 points, while Andrew Andrews scored 15, Nigel Williams-Goss 14, and Perris Blackwell 12. Shawn Kemp and Desmond Simmons scored 10 apiece for UW.
Via washington.scout.com
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sleepwalking Huskies need mental toughness wake-up call

The crowd seemed subdued at the start, perhaps because those who usually populate the “Dawg Pack” student section at Washington games were put off by a Saturday tipoff scheduled for the crack of noon. But that hardly explains why the UW men’s basketball team, after a terrific start, repeatedly fell asleep for long stretches, blowing a nice lead and then failing to capitalize...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting Report - CJ Wilcox

Name:  C.J. Wilcox      Age:   23    School: Washington Height: 6’5   Weight: 195   Projected Position: SG             2013-14 Stats (Through 2/2/14): 19.8 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 2.5 apg, 1.1 spg, 1.9 tpg (35.7 minutes per game) 47.5 FG%, 86.4 FT%, 42.8 3FG%  61.8 TS%, 58.3 eFG%, 25.2 USG%   Photo: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren ...
Via NBA Draft Blog
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Washington guard Hikeem Stewart lands at Kentucky Wesleyan

Through five games this season guard Hikeem Stewart didn’t see much playing time at Washington, playing a total of 22 minutes with five of his six shot attempts and all five points scored coming in one game (a win over Eastern Washington). With the trio of Andrew Andrews, C.J. Wilcox and Nigel Williams-Goss in line to receive the majority of the backcourt minutes Stewart announced...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilcox leads Washington past No. 15 Colorado 71-54

C.J. Wilcox set career highs with seven 3-pointers and 31 points, including 21 in the second half, and Washington ran away from No. 15 Colorado for a 71-54 victory Sunday. It was Washington's first win over a ranked team since Isaiah Thomas' jumper beat then-No. 16 Arizona in the 2011 Pac-10 Conference tournament championship game. Washington (11-6, 3-1 Pac-12) had lost...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrews helps Huskies hold off Utah 59-57

Andrew Andrews scored 12 of his 19 points in the final nine minutes, and Washington held on in the final seconds for a 59-57 win over Utah on Wednesday night in the Huskies conference home opener. Coming off a split in the desert, Washington could not shake the Utes (12-3, 1-2 Pac-12) until the final seconds when Delon Wright's desperation attempt 3-pointer from the corner was...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2nd half surge lifts Washington past MVSU 95-80

Nigel Williams-Goss and Andrew Andrews each scored 18 points and helped spark a decisive second half run as the Washington Huskies pulled away for a 95-80 victory over Mississippi Valley State Friday night. Washington (7-5) held the Delta Devils scoreless for over five minutes as the Huskies mounted an 18-0 run to break the game open in the second half. After a layup from Jeffrey...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilcox, Blackwell lead Huskies past Bengals 85-66

C.J. Wilcox scored 14 of his 19 points in the first half, Perris Blackwell scored a season high 20 points, and Washington finally pulled away from Idaho State in the final five minutes for a 85-66 win on Saturday afternoon. The Huskies had dropped three of five, including last Sunday's setback at No. 25 San Diego State. But Washington started its final stretch of games before...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Huskies can't hold halftime lead vs. San Diego St.

After a promising first half in which Washington held a nine-point lead at the break, the Huskies gave it all back to No. 24 San Diego State. C.J. Wilcox led Washington (4-4) with 17 points, but it wasn't enough in a 70-63 loss on Sunday. Nigel Williams-Goss added 14 for the Huskies, who were coming off a win against Long Beach State, which was ranked No. 24 at the time. &...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Hoo's Next: The Washington Huskies in MSG

Washington, who was expected to contend with the powerhouses like Arizona, UCLA, and Oregon in the Pac-12, is already having a tough start early on. Losing their top player in Jernard Jarreau to a torn ACL takes some size, scoring, and defense out of the picture for the Huskies. This was evident...
Via BtownBanners
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Willliams-Goss, Washington beat E Washington 92-80

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 22 points and sparked a key run to lead Washington in a 92-80 comeback win against Eastern Washington. Eastern Washington jumped out to an early double-digit lead, controlled the first half and led for most of the game, but Washington (2-1) overpowered the Eagles in the second half. Tyler Harvey scored a career-high 28 points for Eastern Washington (1...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

UC Irvine take down Washington 86-72

The tallest NCAA player came up big on Thursday night, when 7-foot-6 freshman Mamadou Ndiaye scored 18 points, added nine blocks and eight rebounds to lead UC Irvine to an 86-72 win over host Washington. Ndiaye closed out the first half with a traditional three-point play to put UCI (1-2) ahead 38-36, then he had an emphatic dunk to spark a 19-3 run over the opening 5 1/2 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Huskies hope talent is there to get back to NCAAs

Since he was charged with returning Washington to prominence, one of Lorenzo Romar's biggest accomplishments is that he's never gone more than two seasons without taking the Huskies to the NCAA tournament. It's a benchmark of where Romar has lifted the Huskies program. But avoiding a third straight season without a trip the NCAAs will be Romar's most difficult task...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Lots of new faces for Romar as Huskies get started

The re-examination for Lorenzo Romar actually started after the 2012 season when Washington won the Pac-12 Conference regular season only to be left out of the NCAA tournament. But the reevaluation for Romar never stopped with the Huskies going 18-16 last season, missing the NCAA tournament again after being beset by injuries, a lack of depth and players failing to meet expectations...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

#55 Washington Huskies: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
Via The Sports Bank
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Montana hoops lands Washington transfer

Montana men's basketball coach Wayne Tinkle has announced the signing of 6-foot-8 forward Martin Breunig (BROY'-nig), who is transferring from the University of Washington. Breunig, who is originally from Germany, will sit out next year due to NCAA transfer rules. Breunig played in 21 games as a freshman at Washington, but saw action in just nine games and scored one point...
Via AP on Fox
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Predicting the 2013/14 Washington Huskies basketball starting five

Projected starters for next season. In-between transfers, graduates, and incoming recruits, University of Washington Men’s basketball’s starting squad next year is up in the air. Here’s the most likely starting  five for next year, with the potential challenger at each position. Point Guard Starter: Andrew Andrews Challenger: Nigel Williams-Goss Andrew Andrews gets the nod...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

C.J. Wilcox to return to Washington

Washington leading scorer C.J. Wilcox has bypassed a chance to enter the NBA draft and will return for his senior season. The school made the announcement on Thursday. Many draft projections had Wilcox being taken in the second round. Wilcox led the Huskies averaging 16.8 points per game, good for sixth in the Pac-12. He was a second-team all-Pac-12 selection and played most of...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington adds pair to 2013-14 recruiting class

Washington has added high school guard Jahmel Taylor and junior college transfer Mike Anderson after they signed their national letters of intent to play basketball for the Huskies. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar announced the signings on Wednesday. The two join an incoming class that includes McDonald's All-American Nigel Williams-Goss, Darin Johnson and college transfers Perris...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilcox Named MVP at UW Hoops Banquet

SEATTLE -- The Washington Husky men's basketball team capped its 2012-13 season with the annual awards banquet held on Tuesday and junior guard C.J. Wilcox went home with the MVP award.
Via washington.scout.com
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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