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.
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!
NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his 5 things you could see from the Oregon Ducks in their NIT match up against the Washington Huskies. A healthy dose of Devoe Joseph will go a long way as well as steady E.J. Singler stepping up for the Ducks. After a 25 point blowout in their last meeting, the Ducks will need to contain Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten to accomplish that feat again.
NWSB Insider Steve Lee brings us an update on the Washington Huskies men’s hoop squad. After winning their first game in the NIT behind strong performances by Terrence Ross and Darnell Gant, the Huskies now go on to face Northwestern in the second round. If things pan out, the Huskies could find themselves face to face with Oregon.
Huskies insider Brandon Choate brings us his Love em & Hate em from the Washington Huskies loss to Oregon State in the Pac-12 tournament. He loves Tony Wroten, but hates him at the same time. He also loves Lorenzo Romar and the comeback the team made against Oregon State. He hates the team’s inability to shoot free throws and the amount of fouls between Abdul Gaddy, Aziz N’Diaye, Terrence Ross and Darnell Gant.
NWSB College Hoops beat writer Steve Lee previews which PAC12 teams could make shockwaves in the annual PAC12 Tournament. This year’s tourney is at the Staples Center in Los Angeles; as per usual and Steve says the Washington Huskies & California Golden Bears have the best shot at it. Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten should lead the way. His darkhorse? Well you’ll have to read on to find out.
NWSB insider Jason Green brings us his 5 BIG reasons the University of Washington Huskies lost to the UCLA Bruins Saturday, March 3. Players like Darnell Gant, Terrence Ross and CJ Wilcox couldn’t step up in the second half of the game after coming out ahead in the first half. They were also terrible from the free throw and 3-point lines.
Washington Huskies insider Brandon Choate brings us news today of another title for UW. With Stanford beating Cal today in Pac-12 hoops action, Washington clinched the outright Pac-12 season title. Behind the strong play of Tony Wroten, Terrence Ross, CJ Wilcox and Aziz N’Diaye, the Huskies go into the conference tournament with the momentum of winning 13 of their last 16 games.
Did you miss the Washington Huskies vs. UCLA Bruins Pac 12 basketball game Saturday afternoon? We’ve got the highlights loaded for our Pac 12 Hoops fans. The Huskies (21-9, 14-4) clinched a share of the conference title on Thursday after defeating USC. C.J. Wilcox led Washington, which had its five-game winning halted, with 22 points. Terrence Ross added 18 and Tony Wroten had 14.