5 Reasons not to watch UW vs. BYU…but will watch anyway

CJ Wilcox

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.

Five things I hated about last night’s Huskies loss

Arsalan Kazemi Oregon Ducks

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.

New kids on the block: Profiling Oregon basketball’s newcomers

E.J. Singler

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.

Things we learned about Oregon Ducks hoops this season

Ducks

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.

Things we learned about Oregon State Beavers hoops this season

Jared Cunningham

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.

Things we learned about Washington Huskies hoops this season

Tony Wroten, Terrence Ross, CJ Wilcox

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.

What the Washington Huskies need to do to win the 2012 NIT

Wroten, Ross

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.

Minnesota vs. UW NIT Tournament preview | odds | picks

Minnesota vs. UW

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.

The NIT: Oregon Ducks vs. Washington Huskies love ‘em & hate ‘em

Washington Huskies mens hoops

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!

Oregon vs Washington NIT preview: What UDUB needs to do to win

Oregon vs. Washington

NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us his 5 things you could see from the Washington Huskies in their NIT match up against the Oregon Ducks. This game will be a good one, no doubt about it. I think the Huskies will come out strong, and run the floor like they like to do. Wide open basketball. All season long the Huskies have relied on Tony Wroten, Terrence Ross, and C.J. Wilcox to do the majority of the scoring. Same with tonight.

Oregon vs. Washington 2012 NIT Tournament Preview

Washington vs Oregon

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.

NIT: LSU Tigers vs. Oregon Ducks love ‘em & hate ‘em

LSU vs. Oregon

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.