NWSB Inside and University of Washington Huskies Insider Erin Acacio breaks down the 2012-13 season for UW head coach Lorenzo Romar. Despite the disappointment of missing the NCAA Tournament the last two years, Lorenzo Romar wants to stay at Washington as long as he can. With a potential starting lineup of Andrew Andrews, C.J. Wilcox, Hikeem Stewart, Shawn Kemp Jr and Desmond Simmons, there’s a lot to like about the future of this program.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies team blogger Chris Hall brings us his state of the Huskies basketball team. Despite a pre-season ranking and some high ambitions, the Huskies have struggled mightily most of the season. They are now outside looking in with a slim chance to see the post-season.
NWSB Insider Steve Lee talks about Washington’s disappointing start to their 2012/2013 college basketball season. On Tuesday evening, the Great Danes opened eyes of NCAA fans and Huskies faithful with a 63-62 upset of the Washington Huskies, a PAC-12 team, at Alaska Airlines Arena. Steve points out if C.J. Wilcox and potentially Andrew Andrews and Abdul Gaddy, have off nights watch out.
NWSB Insider Jon Irwin reports on today’s news that Shawn Kemp Jr. will be out 6-8 weeks to repair a tear in his patellar tendon. This is not good news for an already thin Husky front court. Coach Romar said he hopes Kemp to return by the time Pac-12 play kicks off.
NWSB insider and resident hoops man Steve Lee brings us his thoughts on the 2012/13 Washington Huskies basketball program. With the loss of both Tony Wroten and Terrence Ross to the NBA, the Huskies are definitely a team without a star. Incumbant big time point man C.J. Wilcox will have his hands full trying to carry the bulk of the scoring. Abdul Gaddy will have to step it up during his senior year to take over this team as the floor general.
NWSB Insider and UW hoops writer Clinton Bell tells us that the Washington Huskies are going to have a very hard time repeating as conference champs this season. With the departures of Tony Wroten and Terrence Ross, this leaves the leadership roles up to Abdul Gaddy and C.J. Wilcox. There are not a lot of imcoming players as of yet either, only two to be exact: Mark Mclaughlin and Jernard Jerreau.
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!
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us his favorite Northwest college basketball players who you could see in an NBA uniform next season. All Northwest Division 1 schools are represented on this list: Washington, Washington State, Oregon, Oregon State, Gonzaga, Seattle U. Players include Tony Wroten, Jared Cunningham, Devoe Joseph and Kevin Pangos, just to name a few.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past University of Washington Huskies head coach Don James. Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers points out the longest tenured coach at Washington, James also has the most career wins, with 153, winning 98 more games than he lost at the helm in Seattle. James was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Current University of Washington Huskies head coach Lorenzo Romar. Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers points out Coach Romar has been a perfect fit for the University of Washington men’s basketball program for the last 10 seasons. He can also be remembered for his short NBA career and playing for AIA.
Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell tells us UW football tight-end Austin Seferian-Jenkins is a fast and athletic tight end, but what can he be on the hardcourt for the 2012 UW Huskies hoops team? Seferian-Jenkins needs to be careful about this move to the court. Injuries happen. At 6’6″ 258, Seferian-Jenkins will definitely bring some added muscle.
Washington Huskies basketball blogger Clinton Bell weighs in on the UW Huskies play after an embarrassing 87-69 loss at the hands of the University of Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday night, dropping them to 8-6 (2-1), He has compiled a list of the top five things wrong with the Huskies going into their second weekend of Pac-12 play.