NWSB Inside and University of Washington Huskies Insider Erin Acacio breaks down the 2012-13 season for UW head coach Lorenzo Romar. Despite the disappointment of missing the NCAA Tournament the last two years, Lorenzo Romar wants to stay at Washington as long as he can. With a potential starting lineup of Andrew Andrews, C.J. Wilcox, Hikeem Stewart, Shawn Kemp Jr and Desmond Simmons, there’s a lot to like about the future of this program.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Chris Hall brings us the top five moments of his favorite Northwest athlete, Isiah Thomas. Among the memories are his commitment to UW, his last-second heroics against the Arizona Wildcats, an epic showing against Klay Thomas in the Pac-12 Tournament and the 2011 draft, which saw him turn pro for the Sacramento Kings.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Chris Hall brings us sad news in Montlake. With the heartbreaking conclusion to the 2012-13 season, the Huskies will be parting ways with Aziz N’Diaye, Scott Suggs and Abdul Gaddy. All 3 will be graduating and at least 1 of them could possibly go pro next season.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio brings us her top 5 reasons she’s watching the round 1 NIT hoops matchup between the Washington Huskies and BYU Cougars. The last time UW played in the CBI was in 2008 during the Jon Brockman, Justin Dentmon and Quincy Pondexter era. Abdul Gaddy prayed the Huskies would make the NIT. C.J. Wilcox, Scott Suggs and Aziz N’Diaye need to show how badly they want to extend their season.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio brings us her top 5 things she hated the most in the Huskies loss to Oregon on Thursday night in Las Vegas. Besides the way the Huskies seniors lost their last conference tournament, Erin also tells us that if the Dawgs could of hit three more free throws, they would have been playing Utah on Friday night for a chance at the conference final. What could of been will never be known now.
NWSB insider Jon Irwin brings us breaking news that Husky start tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has been suspended indefinitely after being charged with a DUI over the weekend. The story was originally reported by The Seattle Times’ Bob Condotta. The Dawgs open their upcoming season on August 31, against Boise State.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio previews the Pac-12 Tournament Game between UW and the Washington State Cougars. Washington swept the season series against Washington State, but with this matchup taking place at a neutral site, the odds are in anybody’s favor. Watch for performances from seniors Abdul Gaddy, Aziz N’Diaye and Scott Suggs. The Huskies have to watch out for Brock Motum in this one.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies basketball blogger Steve Lee previews the next portion of UW’s 2013 Pac-12 conference schedule, the final three games. Steve knows that this team has the talent to go 3-0 the rest of the way and get into the Pac-12 Tournament on a high note, but the question here is will they? With games against the Cougars, Trojans, and Bruins (nationally televised), the Dawgs definitely have a shot at doing so.
NWSB Insider and UW hoops writer Clinton Bell brings us the question of “is coach Romar on the hot seat?” Honestly this all depends on how sympathetic the AD wants to be, as Romar has had to go through the motions this year without two of his best scorers from last year in Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten. He still has CJ Wilcox, but the team cannot rely on one players back to carry the rest of this team. Clinton thinks that Romar’s day’s are limited, and if he doesn’t get shown the door after this season, he will be very soon.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall is back to tell us all about the top WR recruit the Huskies just landed, Damore’ea Stringfellow. As he briefly spoke about in a previous post, Stringfellow is out of California, and regarded as the best WR in the recruiting class. A player with athletic talent, he will give Keith Price another target to throw to, that is if he doesn’t red shirt, like Chris believes will happen. Stringfellow has the ability to out-muscle, and out-jump DB’s across the Pac-12 spectrum, which will be a plus for a below average QB like Price turned out to be last season.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall talks about his top five recruits inked on National Signing Day. His number one is a kicker. But, as Chris points out, a good team needs to have at least a decent special teams, and Cameron Van Winkle can, and will, put the Huskies in a better position than they were last year. Other top signings in Chris’ eyes were WR Darrell Daniels, C Dean Crane, DT Elijah Qualls, and LB Sean Constantine.