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 basketball blogger Steve Lee previews the next portion of UW’s 2013 Pac-12 conference schedule, the final three games. Steve knows that this team has the talent to go 3-0 the rest of the way and get into the Pac-12 Tournament on a high note, but the question here is will they? With games against the Cougars, Trojans, and Bruins (nationally televised), the Dawgs definitely have a shot at doing so.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies basketball blogger Steve Lee previews the next portion of UW’s 2013 Pac-12 conference schedule. Looking ahead to the second month of the schedule, the Huskies come off a tough battle against #8 ranked Arizona at the end of January to take on the Sun Devils of Arizona State. The Huskies will have to use their game against the Wildcats as motivation to help them get past a surprising Sun Devils squad that sits one game ahead of them in the conference standings.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Basketball blogger Chris Hall talks about the four games on Washington’s schedule that will present the biggest test to the Huskies.Currently sitting at 10-6 following a blowout win against Cal yesterday, Washington has a few obvious big games, and couple trap games in the schedule.
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?
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.
Jason Green breaks down five upcoming games that are huge for the UW mens Basketball team in 2011. UW is a young team that has talent, expectations are a touch lower than in 2010, but this team can still make some noise in the Pac 12, plus in games against Duke and Marquette. Terrence Ross and C.J. Wilcox hope to provide the spark.
UW Huskies hoops blogger K-Shell tells us the Washington Huskies basketball future at the guard position looks bright. Lorenzo Romar has recruited another bunch of talented young kids to play together. Tony Wroten Jr, Abdul gaddy, Scott Suggs, Terrence Ross all look to have careers like Brandon Roy, and Nate Robinson.
Senior writer Matt Larkin points out University of Washington Huskies hoops freshman and phenom Tony Wroten Jr. had arthroscopic surgery on his knee this week. But Coach Lorenzo Romar appeared on Seattle sports radio station 950 KJR today and squelched any rumors that may be out there with regards to Wroten’s 2011 playing status.