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.
NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us his top 5 things the Huskies need to do to win the Pac-12 tournament this year. With the Huskies retaining the top spot in the conference going into their final 2 games, if they hold on, they will find themselves in a favorable matchup after a first round tourney bye. C.J. Wilcox, Terrence Ross, Tony Wroten must come up big down the stretch to get UW into the Tournament.
Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell tells us freshman phenom Tony Wroten will return in 2012 for his sophmore season at the UW. Does Lorenzo Romar get his wish? He is becoming an all around style player as it is, the upswing of this kid is pretty remarkable. He brings you five reasons why he thinks he will return for his sophomore season and beyond.
Northwest basketball blogger Steve Lee tells us after three snow slogged days in the Seattle area, which caused a number of traffic nightmares and kept people indoors, the 9,800 fans that crammed into the Alaska Airlines Arena, which was the Huskies biggest crowd of the season. Darnell Gant outscored the entire Cardinal reverses 17-11. Tony Wroten and Austin Seferian-Jenkins propelled the team to victory
Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell tells us the core of Darnell Gant, Tony Wroten, and Terrence Ross have shown that they don’t need one go to guy, that all three of them can take over a game, just like they did versus the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday. And add a healthy C.J. Wilcox, and Abdul Gaddy to the mix, and you’ve got a nice starting five.
Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers tells us If the Dawgs ever need to dip into the PAST to grab players for their future the five guys he’d call upon would be. Nate Robinson, Brandon Roy, Spencer Hawes, Isaiah Thomas and Detlef Schrempf. He does have faith though with the likes of Tony Wroten, C.J. Wilcox, and Terrence Ross, the Huskies can be unstoppable!
Managing Editor Q recaps the Washington Huskies vs. Washington St. Cougars hoops matchup from Sunday. Washington State (9-8, 1-4 Pac-12) saw forward Brock Motum hit all five of his first-half shots to lead the Cougars to a 31-25 lead at the break. Tony Wroten only had 13 points for UW, C.J. Wilcox was out, and Darnell Gant had 13. Terrence Ross was the star on Sunday with 30 points and 14 rebounds.
Seattle U insider Clinton Bell brings us his 5 reasons why Seattle University is ready to join the Western Athletic Conference. Seattle U played well against the University of Washington and plays WAC regulars like Utah State, Idaho and San Jose State. With eleven players returning to the squad, led by Prince Obasi and Allen Tate, the Redhawks have a team that is already familiar with each other.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Current University of Washington Huskies head coach Lorenzo Romar. Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers points out Coach Romar has been a perfect fit for the University of Washington men’s basketball program for the last 10 seasons. He can also be remembered for his short NBA career and playing for AIA.
UW Huskies hoops blogger K-Shell tells us the Washington Huskies possible greatest player Brandon Roy is going to be missed by the Washington Huskies and Portland Trail Blazers fans as well as fans of good people. When Roy came to UW it marked a change in culture as he was the first big time recruit to stay home.
Steve Lee weighs in with the good, the bad, and the ugly Sunday loss 86-80 Washington Huskies loss to the Duke Blue Devils in NYC. Freshman Austin Rivers scored 18 points, and No. 5 Duke survived. Andre Dawkins added 17 points off the bench. Ryan Kelly scored 16 points. Tony Wroten led Washington with 23 points. C.J. Wilcox added 22 points.
Steve Lee weighs in with the good, the bad, and the ugly last night on the 79-77 Washington Huskies loss to the Marquette Golden Eagles last night in NYC. Jae Crowder’s 3-pointer with 6.3 seconds remaining lifted to a wild victory over Washington at the Jimmy V Classic in New York. Terrence Ross led the Huskies in defeat with 19 points.