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!
Huskies insider Brandon Choate brings us his Love em & Hate em from the Washington Huskies loss to Oregon State in the Pac-12 tournament. He loves Tony Wroten, but hates him at the same time. He also loves Lorenzo Romar and the comeback the team made against Oregon State. He hates the team’s inability to shoot free throws and the amount of fouls between Abdul Gaddy, Aziz N’Diaye, Terrence Ross and Darnell Gant.
NWSB insider Jason Green brings us his 5 BIG reasons the University of Washington Huskies lost to the UCLA Bruins Saturday, March 3. Players like Darnell Gant, Terrence Ross and CJ Wilcox couldn’t step up in the second half of the game after coming out ahead in the first half. They were also terrible from the free throw and 3-point lines.
Washington Huskies insider Brandon Choate brings us news today of another title for UW. With Stanford beating Cal today in Pac-12 hoops action, Washington clinched the outright Pac-12 season title. Behind the strong play of Tony Wroten, Terrence Ross, CJ Wilcox and Aziz N’Diaye, the Huskies go into the conference tournament with the momentum of winning 13 of their last 16 games.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies basketball blogger Clinton Bell tells us the five players that make up his all time starting team in the next chapter of our Moments In Time series on Northwest sports teams. The players mentioned on this list include Todd MacCulloch, Jon Brockman, Quincy Pondexter, Brandon Roy, and Isaiah Thomas. That sounds like a dream team to me!
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past University of Washington State Cougars head basketball coach Dick Bennett. Insider Steve one of our Washington St. Cougars bloggers points out his Cougs career started in 2003, and he was there until 2006. The first order of business for Bennett and his WSU coaching staff was changing the culture and identity of Cougars basketball.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past University of Washington Huskies head football coach Rick Neuheisel. Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers points out his Huskies career started in 1999, and he was there until 2002. One of the first orders of business for Neuheisel when taking over in Seattle was restoring the Huskies tradition of wearing gold helmets.
NWSB Managing Editor Q details the news coming out of Seattle Washington today on the press conference held today by Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen. We learned about the other investors are involved in this deal, and we know what the pulse of the City council is. Is the NBA and NHL on the way to Seattle?
NWSB insider and Washington Huskies blogger Jason Green tells us Jake Locker did enough in 2011 to further cement the fact that he’ll have a fine NFL career with the Tennessee Titans. Cam Newton and Andy Dalton got all the press this season, but Jason doesn’t think it will be long before Locker is the best rookie QB from the 2011 class.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers blogger Blair Thomas tells us the belief is cultivating at Gill Coliseum. Everyone in the gym knows that junior guard Cunningham is more than capable of turning Staples into Hinkle Fieldhouse. If UW gets eliminated early, why can’t the Oregon St. Beavers spoil the fun at the 2012 Pac 12 conference basketball tourney?
Vancouver Canucks insider C-Mac brings us five reasons why Canucks fans want a NHL Hockey team in Seattle. From cheaper expenses compared to Rogers Arena to not having to travel to Phoenix, these anecdotes will have you begging for an NHL team in Seattle Washington in 2012. Make it happen Christopher Hansen and the Seattle city council.