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Overachievers and underachievers for Washington’s basketball team

CJ Wilcox

NWSB Insider and UW hoops writer Clinton Bell tells us his over and under achiever for the 2012/2013 University of Washington Huskies men’s basketball team. The easy, and even obvious choice for over achiever is CJ Wilcox. Leading the team in scoring, he was the man who needed to step up his game more than anybody else with the departures of Tony Wroten and Terrence Ross to the NBA after last season. Aziz N’Diaye is another overachiever.

The four biggest regular season UW Basketball games

Lorenzo Romar

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Basketball blogger Chris Hall talks about the four games on Washington’s schedule that will present the biggest test to the Huskies.Currently sitting at 10-6 following a blowout win against Cal yesterday, Washington has a few obvious big games, and couple trap games in the schedule.

NCAA Hoops: 2013 UW Huskies conference schedule preview

Aziz N'Diaye Huskies

NWSB Insider Steve Lee talks about Washington’s prospects heading into the Pac-12 Conference Schedule. The Huskies have already amassed half of their loss total from a year ago, and now are looking at a tough league schedule with only USC sitting behind them in the standings heading into conference play. There are some winnable games early, but tough matchups against Colorado, Oregon, and Arizona will be a hurdle for this young team.

2012/13 Washington Huskies basketball first month recap

Shawn Kemp Jr.

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson recaps Washington’s 2012/2013 basketball campaign up to this point in the season. Coming off of a year that saw them win the Pac-12 Conference (though they would be eliminated in Round 1 of the Pac-12 Tournament and fall outside of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament), many believed the Huskies would be at least as talented as they were last season.

Evolution or Revolution? UW’s high-post offense

The Hack-a-Shaq method is back in play

NWSB Insider and UW Huskies blogger Chris Hall gives us his take on the Washington Huskies new-look offense. When Lorenzo Romar announced that UW would switch to a high-post offense, reactions were mixed among the Washington faithful. On one hand, the switch may suit this year’s roster. But could such a change really work for the Huskies? Let’s take a look at how Washington’s high-post offense has worked over the course of the season.

Five Fearless Predictions for UW Basketball 2012

Aziz N'Diaye (Photo: AP)

NWSB Insider and UW Huskies blogger Chris Hall gives us five fearless predictions for the 2012-13 Washington Huskies season. After the loss in the Apple Cup, UW needs to get revenge by beating Washington State twice. Austin Sefarian-Jenkins will shift his focus to football, Aziz N’Diaye will have a breakout season and the team will make the NCAA March Madness Tournament.

Things I’m watching for early in the season for UW hoops

Lorenzo Romar, Washington Huskies

NWSB Writer Chris Hall previews the Washington Huskies early in the 2012 season. He details what he’s watching. Mainly Abdul Gaddy. Gaddy has to live up to the hype that has followed him since high school, when he was the second ranked point guard in the nation, behind John Wall and above Peyton Siva and Eric Bledsoe.

A Bad Sign? Washington Huskies hoops struggle early

UW BB Team

NWSB Insider Steve Lee talks about Washington’s disappointing start to their 2012/2013 college basketball season. On Tuesday evening, the Great Danes opened eyes of NCAA fans and Huskies faithful with a 63-62 upset of the Washington Huskies, a PAC-12 team, at Alaska Airlines Arena. Steve points out if C.J. Wilcox and potentially Andrew Andrews and Abdul Gaddy, have off nights watch out.

There’s no tweeting in basketball, or at least not in the UW pressbox

UW BB Team

NWSB insider Jon Irwin reports on UW’s new restrictions on tweeting from the pressbox during games. The bottom line: watch your tweets, cause the University’s watching you!

Washington Huskies breaking news Shawn Kemp Jr. out 6-8 weeks

Shawn Kemp Jr.

NWSB Insider Jon Irwin reports on today’s news that Shawn Kemp Jr. will be out 6-8 weeks to repair a tear in his patellar tendon. This is not good news for an already thin Husky front court. Coach Romar said he hopes Kemp to return by the time Pac-12 play kicks off.

UW Huskies basketball 2012 recruiting roundup

NWG

NWSB Writer Chris Hall previews the Washington Huskies’ recruiting class for the 2012-13 season. Despite losing standout performers Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten Jr. to the NBA draft, the Huskies will look to build upon their success from last season with a couple of fresh new faces. Nigel Williams-Coss and Darin Johnson will come in as the two commits in 2013.

Pac 12 Preview: Washington Huskies strengths and weaknesses

Huskies

NWSB insider and resident hoops man Steve Lee brings us his thoughts on the 2012/13 Washington Huskies basketball program’s strengths and weaknesses. The top Dawgs are gone, and Lorenzo Romar may be left with his worst squad since his arrival in Seattle, but UW do have some strengths held over from last seasons regular season Pac-12 champions. The starting 5 Aziz N’Diaye, Abdul Gaddy, Desmond Simmons, Shawn Kemp Jr., CJ Wilcox.

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