SEATTLE — Maite Cazorla and Kat Cooper each scored 16 points and Oregon used 35 fourth-quarter points to beat No. 24 Washington 75-63 on Sunday.
Date: 02/07/2016 | Sports
No. 23 Arizona holds on to beat Huskies 77-72
Date: 02/06/2016 | Sports
I haven't had a whole lot of time to take in the University of Washington men's basketball team this season, but now that the Seahawks' season is over and the Mariners' pre-spring training luncheon has been dealt with, I can maybe devote a little bit of my time to the Huskies. In that...
Date: 02/06/2016 | Seattle Sidelines
SEATTLE — Students planned to camp outside Hec Edmundson Pavilion on Friday night, the first such gathering in recent memory for a Washington Huskies basketball game. They already turned out in surprising numbers for each of UW's past three home games, filling the "Dawg...
Date: 02/05/2016 | Sports
SEATTLE — Scott Rueck and Oregon State jumped and screamed six years ago on the Washington court like they had just won a title. In reality, it was just Rueck’s first conference win, deep into an abysmal initial season at the helm of the Beavers.
Date: 02/05/2016 | Sports
Murray scores 34, UW rallies to 95-83 win over ASU in OT
Date: 02/03/2016 | Sports
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 28 points, surpassing 2,000 for her career, and No. 25 Washington defeated California 75-65 on Sunday.
Date: 01/31/2016 | Sports
STANFORD, Calif. — Lili Thompson scored 19 of her 27 points in the first half to help No. 16 Stanford build a big lead en route to a 69-53 win over No. 25 Washington 69-53 in Pac-12 women’s basketball action Friday night.
Date: 01/29/2016 | Sports
UW blows 18-point lead, but battles to beat UCLA 86-84
Date: 01/28/2016 | Sports
LOS ANGELES — Andrew Andrews was a freshman — not even a freshman, really, because it was still summer — when he realized just how much defensive effort the college game would demand.It was his first open gym session at the University of Washington. Scott...
Date: 01/27/2016 | Sports
SEATTLE — As the Washington Huskies prepare this week for what might be the Pac-12's most challenging basketball road trip — at UCLA and USC — they have reason to be confident.Why? Because they've already beaten both the Bruins and Trojans this season.
Date: 01/26/2016 | Sports
University of Washington women’s basketball coach Mike Neighbors has the Huskies back in the Top 25 for the first time in nearly 13 years.
Date: 01/25/2016 | Sports
Huskies fall 80-75 to Utah, drop into tie for first with Oregon
Date: 01/24/2016 | Sports
Andrews scores 33, UW earns 95-83 win over Colorado
Date: 01/20/2016 | Sports
SEATTLE — David Crisp dances in airports.Like, for real. By himself. In the middle of the terminal. For proof, consult the Washington Huskies men's basketball Twitter account, which on Saturday night, not long after UW's 89-85 victory at Arizona State, posted a video...
Date: 01/19/2016 | Sports
SEATTLE — Jennifer Cohen, a University of Washington employee since 1998, will serve as the UW’s interim athletic director while the school conducts a national search for Scott Woodward’s permanent replacement.
Date: 01/19/2016 | Sports
SAN FRANCISCO — University of Washington guard Kelsey Plum was named the Pac-12 Women's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday. Plum averaged 27.5 points per game in leading the Huskies to wins over a pair of ranked teams over the weekend.The Huskies defeated No. 17...
Date: 01/18/2016 | Sports
Andrews scores 30, Washington beats Arizona State 89-85
Date: 01/16/2016 | Sports
SEATTLE — Kelsey Plum had 23 points, Talia Walton added 22 and Washington topped No. 17 UCLA 64-56 on Friday Night.
Date: 01/15/2016 | Sports
TEMPE, Ariz. — The Pac-12's leading scorer spoke with reporters on Thursday night with his right ankle heavily wrapped, hobbling some in the hallway outside the visitor's locker room at McKale Center.A day later and about 113 miles to the northwest, Andrew Andrews sat...
Date: 01/15/2016 | Sports
SEATTLE — Three games into the Pacific-12 Conference season, the freshman-laden University of Washington men's basketball team is the league's surprising leader.Of course, given that two of those victories came in overtime against UCLA and Washington State, and the...
Date: 01/13/2016 | Sports
Andrews scores 29, Washington beats Washington St. 99-95 in OT
Date: 01/09/2016 | Sports
SEATTLE — Sophie Brunner had 15 points and nine rebounds as No. 14 Arizona State beat Washington 68-61 on Friday night.The Sun Devils (12-3, 3-0 Pac-12) forced Kelsey Plum to miss a difficult jumper with just over a minute left and the Sun Devils leading by three.
PULLMAN — Before Dony Wilcher gets into the early mornings, the pull-ups at Peninsula Park, the sprints in the sand and up staircases and the endless hours spent snapping jumpers in the gym, let him tell you about the time Washington Huskies guard Andrew Andrews hustled him for...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Scott Woodward has been named Texas A&M’s athletic director after serving in that same position at Washington since 2008.
SEATTLE — The travel is nothing new. Washington began this basketball season by flying to Shanghai for a single game against Texas, and two weeks later trekked to the Bahamas for a three-game tournament.In Shanghai, though, the Huskies played before a neutral crowd on...
Date: 01/07/2016 | Sports
Washington's Andrew Andrews was named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Monday for the second time this season.The fifth-year senior point guard from Portland tied a career high with 35 points in UW's 96-93 double-overtime victory over UCLA on Friday, then scored 24 points...
Date: 01/04/2016 | Sports
SEATTLE — He jumped and screamed and waved his arms, punching the air with joyous fury as he stalked in front of the scorer’s table, the kind of celebration this team has not frequently initiated in recent years.
Date: 01/03/2016 | Sports
SEATTLE — His teenaged players might not have totally understood it until they took the Hec Edmundson Pavilion court on Friday night, but Washington Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar frequently emphasizes the importance of consistent energy and execution once Pac-12 play begins.
Date: 01/02/2016 | Sports
Andrews scores 35 points as Washington beats No. 25 UCLA 96-93
Date: 01/01/2016 | Sports
SEATTLE — The UCLA Bruins visit Hec Edmundson Pavilion on Friday. UCLA has beaten Kentucky. UCLA has beaten Gonzaga. So, it can be safely assumed that UCLA will play a more challenging style of basketball than UC Santa...
Date: 12/28/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE – Since the series renewed in 2009, the Washington Huskies and Seattle University Redhawks have played mostly to lopsided final scores that exclusively favor the UW.
Date: 12/22/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — At 5-foot-9 and 176 pounds, Oakland point guard Kahlil "Kay" Felder does not amaze with aesthetics. He does not stand out in a layup line. He does not leap above defenders for ferocious dunks.
Date: 12/19/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — To best describe the task of defending 5-foot-9, 176-pound Oakland point guard Kahlil Felder, whose team visits the Washington Huskies for a 1:30 p.m. game Saturday at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, coach Lorenzo Romar has to reach all the way back to his rec-league days.
Date: 12/18/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Lorenzo Romar continues to brace for the storm. He knows there are opponents on this year’s schedule that will not allow his Washington Huskies men’s basketball team to score off turnovers, to pressure its way into easy offense, to dribble and pass and dunk...
Date: 12/12/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — How thoroughly did the Washington Huskies dominate the visiting TCU Horned Frogs on Tuesday night?Consider the following first-half sequence:After senior guard Andrew Andrews netted a 3-pointer late in the first half, Matisse Thybulle stole the...
Date: 12/08/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Matisse Thybulle owns his identity as a defensive-oriented basketball player.
Date: 12/06/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — After spending the first two-plus weeks of the regular season globetrotting, the Washington Huskies are about to become homebodies.They opened the season in Shanghai. They played two home games before leaving for the Bahamas, where they played three games in...
Date: 12/05/2015 | Sports
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Andrew Andrews had 30 points and 13 rebounds and Washington rallied in the second half to slip past Charlotte 71-66 Friday in the seventh-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.Noah Dickerson added 13 points and nine rebounds.
Date: 11/27/2015 | Sports
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Texas is still far away from where it wants to be this season.But the Longhorns made a lot of progress in their second game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Date: 11/26/2015 | Sports
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — The Gonzaga-Washington rivalry is back, accompanied by the sound of whistles.
Date: 11/25/2015 | Sports
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — No one had to explain to Texas coach Shaka Smart about what to expect in this week’s Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. He’s already experienced it firsthand.
Date: 11/24/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Noah Dickerson has an extremely simple explanation for Washington's fast starts in the past two games: "We get after it from the get-go. We're ready."
Date: 11/21/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — The physical challenge was going to be obvious for Washington, returning home less than a week after playing its season opener 7,000 miles away in China.
Date: 11/19/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Upon arrival as an eighth-grader at a private school in Georgia, Washington Huskies freshman forward Noah Dickerson looked at his schedule and wanted it changed.Dance class? Uh, no.
Date: 11/19/2015 | Sports
One of the highest-rated recruits in University of Washington men's basketball history has signed his binding national letter of intent to play for the Huskies.Markelle Fultz, a 6-foot-4 guard from DeMatha Catholic High School in Maryland, committed to the Huskies in August...
Date: 11/13/2015 | Sports
At the Hangzhou, China headquarters of the Alibaba Group, Washington Huskies men's basketball coach Lorenzo Romar tried to teach a simple hand signal to one of the world's most powerful businessmen.The Huskies are overseas to play their regular-season opener against the...
Date: 11/12/2015 | Sports
Local talent, early visits key Huskies’ deep recruiting classes
Date: 11/11/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — If nothing else, the Washington Huskies men’s basketball team wants to play fast this season. They want to take the ball out of the net and race to the other end of the floor. They want to contest passing lanes defensively and hope to force turnovers that lead to easy baskets.
Date: 11/05/2015 | Sports
Huskies return two rotation players and have seven freshmen
Date: 11/04/2015 | Sports
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The Los Angeles Lakers have waived center Robert Upshaw and guard Michael Frazier II.The moves trimmed the Lakers’ roster Tuesday to 17 players, two over the NBA maximum.
Date: 10/20/2015 | Sports
SAN FRANCISCO — Two-time defending champion Arizona has been chosen to win the Pac-12 regular-season title for a fourth straight season.
Date: 10/15/2015 | Sports
SAN FRANCISCO — Oregon State has been picked to repeat as Pac-12 women’s basketball champion by the conference’s coaches.
Date: 10/14/2015 | Sports
Huskies' season-opening trek to China includes class work
Date: 10/13/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Andrew Andrews watched Washington's offseason exodus unfold from afar, spending most of the summer at his family's home in Portland, Oregon, after graduating from UW in June.His Sociology degree in hand, Andrews, now a fifth-year senior, didn't need to stay...
Date: 10/01/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Daejon Davis knows all about the glory days of the Lorenzo Romar era, about the Washington Huskies teams that played in the NCAA tournament, about Brandon Roy and Nate Robinson and Will Conroy. He just isn’t old enough to have actually watched them.
Date: 08/25/2015 | Sports
One of the nation’s top-ranked guards says he’s going to play basketball for the Washington Huskies.
Date: 08/21/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Former University of Washington basketball player Will Conroy is returning to the program as an assistant coach.The school announced the hiring Thursday.
Date: 06/04/2015 | Sports
Washington’s recruitment of New Zealand prospect Sam Timmins began around late February and developed quickly and quietly. A 6-foot-10, 250-pound center, Timmins was not on the radar of any popular recruiting websites, and his name was apparently not familiar in the United States to even the most...
Date: 04/30/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Former University of Washington standout Jazmine Davis has signed a training camp contract with the Seattle Storm.The WNBA team announced the signing Wednesday.
Date: 04/29/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — College basketball’s free-agency season continues to exact a toll on the Washington Huskies’ roster.This time it’s Jernard Jarreau, a fifth-year-senior-to-be, who is leaving the UW program.
Date: 04/28/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Another highly rated, in-state prospect announced a commitment to play basketball for the Washington Huskies over the weekend.
Date: 04/27/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Washington leading scorer Nigel Williams-Goss and two others have been granted their release and will transfer from the Huskies’ men’s basketball program.
Date: 04/10/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — The Washington Huskies men’s basketball team might be losing its best player.
Date: 04/09/2015 | Sports
AMES, Iowa — University of Washington assistant men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger is returning to Iowa State after two seasons in Seattle.
Date: 04/01/2015 | Sports
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Washington was looking for one more shot to fall, one more rebound to fall its way.
Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Washington is returning to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007.
Date: 03/16/2015 | Sports
Stanford rallies to beat Huskies 71-69 in Pac-12 tourney
Date: 03/11/2015 | Sports
LAS VEGAS — Andrew Andrews played here in last year’s Pac-12 tournament, but he wasn’t himself.Instead, he was awake all night vomiting, stricken with a case of apparent food poisoning approximately 12 hours before the Washington Huskies’ tourney opener against Utah.
Date: 03/11/2015 | Sports
SAN FRANCISCO — Oregon’s Joseph Young has been named the Pac-12 player of the year and Ducks coach Dana Altman has been named coach of the year.
Date: 03/09/2015 | Sports
Williams-Goss leads Washington to 77-68 win over No. 13 Utah
Date: 03/07/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Jazmine Davis and Kelsey Plum combined to score 35 of their 52 points in the second half on Thursday night to help No. 5 seed Washington women beat 12th-seeded Utah 75-64 in the first round of the Pac-12 Conference tournament.
Date: 03/05/2015 | Sports
SAN FRANCISCO — California senior Reshanda Gray has been named Pac-12 Player of the Year in a vote by the league’s coaches.Gray becomes Cal’s second player to be named Player of the Year, joining Devanei Hampton in 2006-07. The Pac-12 announced its annual honors Tuesday.
Date: 03/03/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington's career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51.
Date: 03/01/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Kelsey Plum scored 27 points and Washington pulled away from USC in the second half to post a 60-48 Pac-12 victory Thursday night.
Date: 02/26/2015 | Sports
Huskies show little fight in 88-66 blowout loss to UCLA
Date: 02/25/2015 | Sports
Andrews leads Washington to 87-84 win over Cougars
PULLMAN — Talia Walton and Kelsey Plum scored 22 points each and Washington raced to an 83-43 win over rival Washington State on Sunday, less 48 hours after losing by 11 in the rivalry game.
PULLMAN — The Pac-12's leading rebounder grew up in Shoreline, about 15 minutes north of the University of Washington, where he regularly attended football and basketball games as a child. He attended the school's elite basketball camps. His mother played basketball there, and he...
SEATTLE — Lia Galdeira had 23 points and eight assists and Washington State dominated the second half to defeat Washington for the third straight time 83-72 on Friday night.
Date: 02/20/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — University of Washington athletic director Scott Woodward says he’s as disappointed as anybody about the way this season has turned for the Washington Huskies men’s basketball team, but he’s still taking a big-picture view when it comes to assessing coach Lorenzo Romar’s future with the...
Date: 02/19/2015 | Sports
BOULDER, Colo. — Kelsey Plum had 28 points on Sunday as Washington jumped ahead and held Colorado at bay for a 79-67 victory.
Date: 02/15/2015 | Sports
Arizona St. outscores UW 23-8 over final 7:45 of game, wins 78-68
Date: 02/15/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Something about playing against the Arizona Wildcats always seems to bring the best out of the Washington Huskies. Especially during the Lorenzo Romar era, and especially at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.Before Romar took over as UW's coach in 2002, Arizona owned a...
Date: 02/13/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Already stinging from a 21-point loss at Utah, coach Lorenzo Romar and the Washington Huskies saw their problems compound with the dismissal of star center Robert Upshaw on Jan. 26.The next day, Romar was asked to assess how the loss of Upshaw, the nation's...
Date: 02/11/2015 | Sports