Pac-12 Basketball is in Shambles, Can Washington Take Advantage?

The Huskies are one of the few teams on the upswing in the conference In 2012 Washington won the regular season Pac-12 title but didn’t qualify as an at-large for the NCAA Tournament. At the time it seemed likely to be the nadir of Pac-12 basketball. About that... On the heels of an abominable Pac-12 bowl season the conference embarrassed itself again as 4-seed Arizona got blown...
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19 hours ago

UW Huskies hold off Boise State 77-74 in 1st round of NIT

SEATTLE (AP) – Jaylen Nowell scored 25 points, Matisse Thybulle added 18 – each scoring 14 in the second half – and Washington held off Boise State 77-74 on Wednesday night in the first round of the NIT. The Huskies (21-12) will play Saint Mary’s (29-5) in the second round. Box score Thybulle, a junior who is already Washington’s career steals leader, moved into third – behind Jason...
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2 days ago

Instant: Washington moves on in the NIT

The #5 Huskies defeated #4 Boise in a blowout. Whether or not you see the NIT as an encouraging point of development for a rebuilding club or a sad consolation prize that furthers the agony of a lost season, there is one fact that cannot be disputed: The Huskies are moving on. The fifth seeded Washington Huskies defeated the fourth seeded Boise State Broncos 77-74 in a thrilling...
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2 days ago

Husky Softball Notebook: Survival in Vegas

#1 Washington didn’t bring their best performances to the Rebel Classic, but still emerged 27-0 (and 4-0 on the weekend) after a gritty 9-inning win over NMSU. Final scores: Washington 9, NMSU 1 (6 inn) Washington 8, UNLV 0 Washington 5, DePaul 2 Washington 3, NMSU 2 (9 inn) The Washington-Portland State matchup on Sunday morning was rained out.Washington rolled in their first...
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3 days ago

#Woof: Huskies Land Juco Offensinve Lineman

Huskies Land Juco Offensive Lineman Today the Huskies landed their 4th known commitment for the 2019 class. Corey Luciano out of Diablo Valley College, CA committed to UW over offers from USC, Nebraska and WSU. He is listed as 6'5" and around 290 pounds currently. He will have 3 years to play 2 when he arrives next January at UW. With the graduation of Trey Adams and Kaleb Mcgary...
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4 days ago

UW Huskies to host Boise State in NIT first round

The Washington Huskies men’s basketball team will finish its season in the annual National Invitational Tournament as a No. 5 seed. Gonzaga gets 4 seed in NCAA Tournament The Huskies will open play this week against fourth-seeded Boise State, but they will host the game in Seattle due to an arena conflict for the Broncos. The first round NIT games are set for Tuesday and Wednesday...
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5 days ago

ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi breaks down Huskies’ tourney chances

A few weeks ago, the Washington Huskies looked to have a pretty clear path to their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2011. But after they endured a three-game losing streak, the Huskies enter Thursday’s game at Stanford with an 18-9 overall record and tied for fifth in the Pac-12 with the Cardinal. With just four regular season games to go, where does that leave the Dawgs in their...
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23 days ago

QB Jacob Eason has officially transferred to Washington

Jacob Eason’s transfer to Washington is official.The Huskies announced on Twitter Tuesday that Eason has joined the program: Eason announced after the college football season that he was going to be transferring. The Lake Stevens, Wash. native was a 5-star recruit coming out of high school and committed to Mark Richt’s Georgia program. By the time he arrived, Kirby Smart had become...
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February 06, 2018  |  Discuss

Bracketology: Washington leads another upset filled week

Earlier this season, the Washington Huskies upset Kansas at Allen Field House. Just one win, no matter how impressive, is going to get a team into the Big Dance. However, Washington showed that they have legitimate postseason aspirations after knocking off both Arizona State and Arizona this week. The Huskies were flirting with the cut line for the last month, but adding both wins...
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February 05, 2018  |  Discuss

Georgia players bid QB Jacob Eason farewell as he leaves school

Former prized recruit Jacob Eason left Georgia on Sunday, leaving behind many saddened teammates.Eason, who was one of the top recruits in the 2016 class and quarterbacked Georgia as a true freshman, lost the starting job to Jake Fromm last season. Between Fromm and the presence of incoming recruit Justin Fields, the prospects of Eason getting future playing time was dwindling.Eason...
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January 28, 2018  |  Discuss

Ex-Washington QB KJ Carta-Samuels transferring to UCLA

The UCLA Bruins will have another quarterback in the mix next season.K.J. Carta-Samuels announced on Monday that he will join the Bruins’ football program in the spring as a graduate transfer. Carta-Samuels joined Washington in 2014 and spent the past three seasons as Jake Browning’s backup on the Huskies.Carta-Samuels told CBS Sports that new UCLA coach Chip Kelly told him there...
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January 15, 2018  |  Discuss

Washington RB Myles Gaskin announces he is returning for senior season

The Washington Huskies will have one of their best weapons back next season.Running back Myles Gaskin announced on Twitter Sunday that he is returning for his senior season. Gaskin has been a three-year starter for the Huskies and has put together quite a career. He has rushed for over 1,300 yards in each of his three seasons and has scored 49 total touchdowns. He needs 52 yards...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2018  |  Discuss

Georgia QB Eason reportedly transferring to Washington

Fresh off his Georgia team dropping a heartbreaker to Alabama in the National Championship Game, former Bulldogs starting quarterback Jacob Eason is reportedly transferring to Washington.“Barring a last-minute change of heart, former Lake Stevens High star quarterback Jacob Eason is expected to transfer from Georgia to Washington for the next step in his college football career,...
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January 09, 2018  |  Discuss

James Franklin upset with Trace McSorley for delivering forearm shot to his ribs

Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley was fired up after throwing a touchdown pass early in the Fiesta Bowl — a bit too much, perhaps.McSorley hooked up with wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton on a 48-yard touchdown strike in the first quarter of the game, and then went to the sideline to celebrate with his head coach. The problem is that he got a bit too physical in doing so.James Franklin...
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December 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Washington RB Myles Gaskin mocks Saquon Barkley’s celebration after TD run

Two of college football’s top running backs went toe-to-toe in the Fiesta Bowl on Saturday, and both managed to find the end zone in the first half of the game.Penn State running back Saquon Barkley turned on the afterburners and ran right through Washington’s defense on a 92-yard touchdown run in the second quarter of the game, but it wasn’t long until Myles Gaskin answered.Washington...
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December 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Saquon Barkley burns Washington on 92-yard TD run

NFL hopefuls Lamar Jackson and Sam Darnold may not have looked good in their bowl games, but Saquon Barkley sure has in the Fiesta Bowl so far.Barkley showed off his elusiveness and burst on one particular play in the second quarter of Saturday’s game, when he received a handoff and turned on the afterburners to run right through Washington’s defense. The Penn State running back...
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December 30, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saquon Barkley goes 92 yards to the house in Fiesta Bowl

If there was anyone who doubted just how special Saquon Barkley is, he proved it once again in the second quarter of the Fiesta Bowl.From the eight-yard line, backed up in their own end zone, the Penn State Nittany Lions handed the ball off to the junior running back, who then torched the entire Washington defense, showing off his speed and raw power on the untouched 92-yard scamper...
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December 30, 2017  |  Discuss

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