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.
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.
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.
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.
NWSB Writer Steve Lee talks about the Pac-12’s standout freshmen from the Northwest in 2013. This season, aside from the Oregon Ducks’ incoming class, the Northwest freshmen may be flying under the radar to start the year. Andrew Andrews, Richard Longrus, Dominic Artis, Ben Carter and Demarquise Johnson make up this exclusive list.
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.
NWSB Writer Steve Lee talks about the best NCAA basketball players from the Northwest. When it comes to the ‘who’s who’ of the NCAA, the PAC 12 has been overlooked for a couple of years now. This year, there are a handful of names that highlight the PAC 12, and the Northwest corner of the conference will not be left out. Abdul Gaddy, C.J. Wilcox, E.J. Singler, Devon Collier and Brock Motum make up the potential All-NW starting five.
NWSB insider and resident hoops man Steve Lee brings us his thoughts on the 2012/13 Washington Huskies basketball program. With the loss of both Tony Wroten and Terrence Ross to the NBA, the Huskies are definitely a team without a star. Incumbant big time point man C.J. Wilcox will have his hands full trying to carry the bulk of the scoring. Abdul Gaddy will have to step it up during his senior year to take over this team as the floor general.
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 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 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.