NWSB insider and Beavers blogger Jon Irwin takes a look back at the career of senior Joe Burton, as the Beaver hoops star heads towards graduation. Burton began his Oregon State career in 2009, and will go down as one of the most beloved Beavers of all time.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars basketball blogger Jordin Ereth gives us a somber reminder of what NCAA sports are all about with this piece about departing seniors Brock Motum, and Mike Ladd. While Motum started slow and developed into the threat he is today, Ladd had some promising upside before injuries took the front seat. Both will be sorely missed over at Wazzu, but with the recruits Ken Bone has in store, a winner might not be too far over the horizon.
NWSB Insider Steve Lee brings us another addition to the Northwest Player Profile section of the NWSB. This time he tells us all about BC’s very own Kelly Olynyk, a 7 footer playing ball at Gonzaga.
During his first couple of years playing behind Robert Sacre, Olynyk didn’t see too many minutes, but now that he is the go to guy in the middle, he has stepped up his game.
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 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 Steve Lee brings us an NBA draft preview piece today. Where will Gonzaga’s Rob Sacre land in this year’s 2012 NBA Draft? Steve lists 5 possible destinations, including the team closest to where he grew up and went to college, the Portland Trail Blazers. It seems like a bit of a stretch to see Sacre in a Detroit Pistons uniform for some reason and yet at the same time it makes a lot of sense.
Huskies insider Brandon Choate brings us a recap of Saturday’s BIG hoops matchup between the Washington Huskies and the Arizona Wildcats. The Pac-12 is wide open and the Huskies were looking to step up and take the lead…and they did. Behind Tony Wroten, Terrence Ross, Aziz N’Diaye and CJ Wilcox, the Huskies defeated Arizona in a primetime game.
Husky insider Brandon Choate brings us a preview of a big-time Pac-12 hoops matchup in the state of Washington. It’s rivalry week and Washington faces Washington State at home in their first meeting of the season. Last year, Isaiah Thomas and Klay Thompson held court, but this year Tony Wroten and Brock Modum look to fill both of their shoes.
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.
Did you miss the Oregon Ducks vs. Vanderbilt Commodores Pac 12 basketball game this week? We’ve got the highlights for you.