NWSB blogger Jon Irwin takes a look at Washington’s, Oregon State’s and Oregon’s bowl projections. With the BCS shakeup over the last two weeks, only one NW team seems destined for a major bowl game. But all three teams are still destined for interesting matchups and great games. Marcus Mariota, Keith Price and Sean Mannion or Cody Vaz will all get one more game this year to impress.
NWSB insider Jon Irwin reports on the postgame incident involving Austin Seferian-Jenkins and an overzealous Cougs fan. As ASJ was making his way off the field—amidst a crowd of WSU fans rushing the field—he was met by a fan who struck him to the ground. The Dawgs tight end is just fine, and Washington State is reviewing the incident.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell tells us his views on Keith Price’s breakout game against Utah Utes on Saturday night. For once, the Huskies defense didn’t have to hold the team in check while trying to overcome forced turnovers. Price threw for 277 yards, 2 TD’s, no picks, and added a rushing TD to boot, in the second highest scoring offensive output for the Dawgs this year.
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 and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us his game balls from the Huskies’ week 11 game against Utah. The last home game of the season ended in glorious victory as Keith Price clicked with his biggest playmakers Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams while Bishop Sankey cruised to 1,000 yards on the season. John Timu and the Husky secondary played very while while Travis Coons kept a big time player under wraps.
Steve Lee profiles one of the Northwest’s own, Detlef Schrempf of the Washington Huskies, Seattle SuperSonics and Portland Trail Blazers. Along the way, Schrempf played with some of the Northwest’s greats, such as Gary Payton, Shawn Kemp, Sam Perkins and Hersey Hawkins. Schrempf has made himself a fixture in supporting the return of the NBA to Seattle, often appearing at rallies and speaking engagements on behalf.
NWSB insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his game balls from the Huskies’ week 10 victory over Cal. Bishop Sankey has stepped up in a big way this season and that wasn’t any different this week. Austin Seferian-Jenkins got the ball and made the best of it while Sean Parker and Shaq Thompson have played big roles on the defensive side of the ball.
NWSB Writer Steve Lee previews and predicts which teams will make it to the NCAA March Madness tournament out of the Pac-12 this season. After putting out a pathetic showing as a conference last year, the PAC 12 is ready to make up for it in 2012-13 with a handful of top-tier freshmen, a number of solid experienced players and some reloaded rosters. UCLA, California, Stanford and Arizona are projected to qualify for the tournament, while Colorado and Washington are on the bubble.
NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers football blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the OSU vs. Washington week 9 matchup. On a day when four undefeated teams find themselves with their first losses, Oregon State inevitably joins their ranks. While Storm Woods and Richard Mullaney had surprisingly strong games, big mistakes and poor play calling are too much to overcome.
NWSB Insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his week 9 game preview between the Washington Huskies and the visiting Oregon State Beavers. Washington will need to get back their confidence as they play yet another top 10 team this week. Keith Price will need to hold onto the ball and try to get it in the hands of his playmakers. The Husky defense will need to be aware of Markus Wheaton, the highly regarded WR for the Beavers.
NWSB Writer Steve Lee talks about the Pac-12′s standout freshmen from the Northwest in 2013. This season, aside from the Oregon Ducks’ incoming class, the Northwest freshmen may be flying under the radar to start the year. Andrew Andrews, Richard Longrus, Dominic Artis, Ben Carter and Demarquise Johnson make up this exclusive list.