NWSB Insider and Washington Sports blogger Brandon Choate brings us historical news from the University of Washington men’s basketball program. Husky hoops had 2 players drafted in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, the first time in history having 2 first rounders. Terrence Ross went #8 overall to the Toronto Raptors while Tony Wroten went #25 overall to the Memphis Grizzlies.
NWSB insider Steve Lee brings us an NBA draft preview piece today. Where will the University of Washington’s Terrence Ross land in this year’s 2012 NBA Draft? Steve lists 5 possible destinations. Many envision Ross falling to the New Orleans Hornets, the Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Timberwolves, or Boston Celtics. Pegged as a mid first round selection when he first declared for June’s draft.
NWSB Insider and UW hoops writer Clinton Bell tells us that the Washington Huskies are going to have a very hard time repeating as conference champs this season. With the departures of Tony Wroten and Terrence Ross, this leaves the leadership roles up to Abdul Gaddy and C.J. Wilcox. There are not a lot of imcoming players as of yet either, only two to be exact: Mark Mclaughlin and Jernard Jerreau.
NWSB insider Steve Lee brings us an NBA draft preview piece today. Where will the University of Washington’s Tony Wroten land in this year’s 2012 NBA Draft? Steve lists 5 possible destinations. Many envision Wroten to fall into the role of a player similar to that of Larry Hughes, Gilbert Arenas or Seattle grown Michael Dickerson when he hits the bigtime. Could it be for the Memphis Grizzlies in 2012?
NWSB Insider and UW hoops writer Clinton Bell tells us why he is a die hard fan of the University of Washington Huskies basketball team. A kid from Friday Harbor who watched one of his fellow Friday Harbor Wolverines make the Huskies basketball team. Plus, the talent that has come out of UDUB, like Brandon Roy, and Detlef Schrempf is what makes the Huskies better than cross state rivals Wazzu.
NWSB Insider and Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us a look back at the 2011-2012 Washington Huskies Mens Basketball team. With all the pressure on Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten, then team had it’s moments – good and bad. Through the ups and the downs, the Huskies found a way to stay in it on their way to winning the Pac12 conference season title.
NWSB insider Jason Green brings us his list of 5 things we learned from the University of Washington men’s basketball team this season. The team got off to a slow start and the new guys stepped up. It also helped that Washington ranked 5th in rebounding and 35th in scoring thanks to Terrence Ross, Tony Wroten and CJ Wilcox.
NWSB Insider and UW Huskies basketball writer Clinton Bell tells us there are three returning freshman guards for next season, Andrew Andrews, Hikeem Stewert, and Alex Wegner, and yes, they were all under the recruiting eye of coach Romar. Why do we care you ask? Because Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten have both declared for the 2012 NBA draft and will go pro. Too early in Clinton’s opinion.
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us a preview of things to come if the Washington Huskies men’s basketball team can continue to play well in this tournament. If the Huskies rebound well, hold onto the ball and not turn it over and continue to make free throws, they should reach the final and hoist the trophy with ease.
NWSB Managing Editor “Q” weighs in with his Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Washington Huskies Tuesday CBB basketball Preview and a free prediction to boot. College basketball odds favor the Huskies by 1. The total is set at 143.5. UW appears to be reasonably focused in the NIT with two double digit victories and a close escape against the rival Oregon Ducks. Terrence Ross & Tony Wroten take center stage.
Huskies insider Brandon Choate brings us his Love em & Hate em from the Washington Huskies big win over the rival Oregon Ducks in the NIT. There wasn’t much to hate in this huge win. The Huskies didn’t turn the ball over which has been their specialty this year. Tony Wroten and Abdul Gaddy stepped up big. And the Huskies beat the Ducks!