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.
NW Sports Beat Editor and Writer Chris Anderson profiles the newcomers to the Oregon Duck basketball program in the 2012-2013 season. With these new players, the Ducks should maintain their status as a viable threat to claim the Pac 12 title. Players include talented PG Dominic Artis, SF Damyean Dotson, and JUCO player Devon Branch.
NWSB insider Jason Green brings us his list of things we should have learned about Orgeon mens hoops this season. The Ducks always bounced back but did not step up in big games. With EJ Singler, Devoe Joseph, Garrett Sim and Olu Ashaolu all finishing their careers at Oregon, their window of opportunity may be closed.
NWSB insider Jason Green brings us his look back at the things you should’ve taken from the Oregon State Beavers 2011/12 season. They were one of the top scoring teams in the nation behind Jared Cunningham and wouldn’t give up when the chips were down. With only Kevin McShane scheduled to leave the team, this squad could come back stronger than ever.
NWSB insider Jason Green brings us his list of 5 things we learned from the University of Washington men’s basketball team this season. The team got off to a slow start and the new guys stepped up. It also helped that Washington ranked 5th in rebounding and 35th in scoring thanks to Terrence Ross, Tony Wroten and CJ Wilcox.
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.
NWSB Managing Editor “Q” weighs in with his Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Washington Huskies Tuesday CBB basketball Preview and a free prediction to boot. College basketball odds favor the Huskies by 1. The total is set at 143.5. UW appears to be reasonably focused in the NIT with two double digit victories and a close escape against the rival Oregon Ducks. Terrence Ross & Tony Wroten take center stage.
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 and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Tigers vs. Ducks game on Tuesday night. NIT Basketball tournament action from Eugene. After a horrid 6-26 shooting performance against Colorado in the Pac-12 tournament, Devoe Joseph bounced back strong. Next up the Ducks will put their 16-3 home record on the line when Iowa rolls in on Sunday.