NW Sports Beat Editor and Writer Chris Anderson looks at the early Pac 12 point spreads and picks the Washington games that are sure to give you the satisfaction of more money in your pocket. Some games included feature the Arizona Wildcats and the Washington State Cougars. Keith Price and Steve Sarkisian will be looking to improve further during the 2012 season.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger KShell weighs in with some new faces to introduce you to who will be playing in Seattle in 2012. Steve Sarkisian has some new toys. Brandon Beaver, Shaq Thompson, James Sample, Taniela Tupou, and Jaydon Mickens will all be given a chance to show what they have on the field. Who will be backing up Keith Price this upcoming season? We touch on these guys too.
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?
New NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Jared Galde tells us why he loves Coach Sarkisian, and doesn’t hold back when predicting a Rose Bowl. He’s a buyer when it comes to what coach Sark says kids heading to college right now didn’t grow up with a burning desire to attend the University of Washington. Jack Locker, Keith Price and Chris Polk have turned heads, good times are ahead.
NWSB Insider and UW hoops writer Clinton Bell tells us why he is a die hard fan of the University of Washington Huskies basketball team. A kid from Friday Harbor who watched one of his fellow Friday Harbor Wolverines make the Huskies basketball team. Plus, the talent that has come out of UDUB, like Brandon Roy, and Detlef Schrempf is what makes the Huskies better than cross state rivals Wazzu.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what it is that goes into being able to answer the question. Why am I a die hard fan of the Huskies football team?! The Huskies are a true passion when the Seahawks or Mariners lose it hurts but not like when the Huskies lose. Thanks to a national championship, Don James, and Napoleon Kaufman UW is where Kris’ heart is.
NWSB Insider and UW Huskies basketball writer Clinton Bell tells us there are three returning freshman guards for next season, Andrew Andrews, Hikeem Stewert, and Alex Wegner, and yes, they were all under the recruiting eye of coach Romar. Why do we care you ask? Because Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten have both declared for the 2012 NBA draft and will go pro. Too early in Clinton’s opinion.
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 Pac 12 college basketball blogger Rick Stella tells us while Washington could make a strong case for why it should be in the big dance, four teams from the PAC-12 received bids to play postseason basketball in the NIT. Washington, Arizona, Stanford and Oregon represent. Tony Wroten and Terrence Ross will look to outlast Devoe Joseph, EJ Singler and Olu Ashaolu of Oregon.