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Huskies Basketball

Second-half spurt lifts Huskies past Charlotte 71-66

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

Huskies lose second straight, fall 82-70 to Texas

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

No. 10 Gonzaga rolls past Washington 80-64 in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — The Gonzaga-Washington rivalry is back, accompanied by the sound of whistles.

Date: 11/25/2015 | Sports

No. 10 Gonzaga heads deep field at Battle 4 Atlantis

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

Huskies improve to 3-0, rout Penn 104-67

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

Chriss leads Washington to 100-67 rout of Mount St. Mary's

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

Husky men have four big Dawgs

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

Huskies sign 5-star guard in Fultz

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

Huskies blazing Pac-12 trail in China

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

Re-building a program

Local talent, early visits key Huskies’ deep recruiting classes

Date: 11/11/2015 | Sports

Huskies beat SPU 98-80 in exhibition game

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

Young and talented

Huskies return two rotation players and have seven freshmen

Date: 11/04/2015 | Sports

NBA’s Lakers cut former Husky Robert Upshaw

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

Arizona picked to repeat as Pac-12 basketball champion

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

Oregon State picked to win Pac-12 women’s basketball title

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

Not just any trip

Huskies' season-opening trek to China includes class work

Date: 10/13/2015 | Sports

Rejuvenated Husky men are young, athletic

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

UW signs hoops recruit for 2017

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

Five-star guard commits to UW hoops

One of the nation’s top-ranked guards says he’s going to play basketball for the Washington Huskies.

Date: 08/21/2015 | Sports

Conroy returns to Huskies as assistant basketball coach

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

New Zealand prospect Timmins signs letter of intent to play for UW

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

Storm signs former Husky Davis

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

Jarreau joins the exodus from Husky basketball team

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

Hazen basketball star commits to UW

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

New Dawg

Auburn forward Atewe transfers to Washington

Date: 04/21/2015 | Sports

Williams-Goss, two others to leave UW basketball program

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

Reports: Williams-Goss plans to transfer from Washington

SEATTLE — The Washington Huskies men’s basketball team might be losing its best player.

Date: 04/09/2015 | Sports

Washington assistant Otzelberger returns to Iowa State

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

Shooting woes cost Washington women in 86-80 NCAA loss

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Washington was looking for one more shot to fall, one more rebound to fall its way.

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports

UW women back in NCAA Tournament for first time since 2007

SEATTLE — Washington is returning to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007.

Date: 03/16/2015 | Sports

Washington knocked out

Stanford rallies to beat Huskies 71-69 in Pac-12 tourney

Date: 03/11/2015 | Sports

Andrews key to UW’s tournament success

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

Oregon sweeps player and coach of the year awards in Pac-12

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

Huskies upset Utes

Williams-Goss leads Washington to 77-68 win over No. 13 Utah

Date: 03/07/2015 | Sports

UW women beat Utah 75-64 in Pac-12 tourney

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

Cal senior Reshanda Gray named Pac-12 Player of the Year

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

Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51

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

Plum key as Washington women rally past USC 60-48

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

Dawgs have no bite

Huskies show little fight in 88-66 blowout loss to UCLA

Date: 02/25/2015 | Sports

Baby steps

UW faces UCLA hoping to build on momentum from Sunday's win

Date: 02/25/2015 | Sports

Huskies snap 7-game losing streak

Andrews leads Washington to 87-84 win over Cougars

Date: 02/22/2015 | Sports

Walton, Plum lead Huskies to 83-43 win over WSU women

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.

Date: 02/22/2015 | Sports

Huskies missed on Cougars' standout Hawkinson

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...

Date: 02/22/2015 | Sports

WSU women pull away from UW in second half

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

UW AD says Romar has his ‘full support’

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

Plum leads Washington women to 79-67 win over over Colorado

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

Huskies lose 7th straight

Arizona St. outscores UW 23-8 over final 7:45 of game, wins 78-68

Date: 02/15/2015 | Sports

Wildcats swallow up Huskies

No. 7 Arizona routs Washington 86-62

Date: 02/13/2015 | Sports

UW squares off against No. 7 Arizona

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

Commentary: Lack of depth plagues Huskies' basketball team

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

Beavers top Huskies

Turnovers bury Huskies in 65-50 loss at Oregon State

Date: 02/08/2015 | Sports

Dawgs need bite

Huskies' defense seeks improvement against stingy Beavers

Date: 02/08/2015 | Sports

Huskies upset Beavers

UW women knock of the No. 7-ranked team in the country

Date: 02/06/2015 | Sports

Ducks top Huskies

Young leads Oregon to 78-74 victory over Washington

Date: 02/04/2015 | Sports

Huskies’ defense continues to be a work in progress

EUGENE, Ore. — Their postseason aspirations, the Washington Huskies insist, are still alive.They just have to figure out how to play defense. Again.

Date: 02/04/2015 | Sports

No. 12 Stanford women beat Huskies 82-69

STANFORD, Calif. — Bonnie Samuelson scored 17 points and No. 12 Stanford withstood a second-half push to get past Washington 82-69 on Monday night.

Date: 02/02/2015 | Sports

Lonely Dawg

Kemp Jr. stands alone in Huskies' depleted frontcourt

Date: 02/01/2015 | Sports

Cardinal too much for UW

Short-handed Huskies fall to Stanford 84-74

Date: 01/28/2015 | Sports

Huskies dismiss Upshaw

UW says shot-blocking center violated team rules

Date: 01/26/2015 | Sports

Utes top Huskies

Tucker, Taylor lead No. 12 Utah to 77-56 win over Washington

Date: 01/25/2015 | Sports

Plum leads Huskies to 63-51 win over Utah women

SEATTLE — Kelsey Plum scored 26 points, half of them from the free throw line, to lead Washington to a 63-51 win over Utah on Sunday.

Date: 01/25/2015 | Sports

Last-second heroics

Washington beats Colorado 52-50 on Andrews' clutch shot

Date: 01/22/2015 | Sports

Huskies use 2nd half comeback to top Oregon 85-77

By Christian CapleThe News Tribune

Date: 01/18/2015 | Sports

Huskies will need to adjust without Jarreau

SEATTLE — For the second consecutive season, a knee injury to Jernard Jarreau will force the Washington Huskies men's basketball team to play differently.Not quite as differently as it did when they lost Jarreau a year ago to an anterior-cruciate ligament tear, of...

Date: 01/18/2015 | Sports

Dawgs halt skid

The Huskies beat Oregon St. 56-43 to snap 4-game losing streak

Date: 01/15/2015 | Sports

Throwing up bricks

3-point shooting at center of Huskies’ woes during losing streak

Date: 01/15/2015 | Sports

Huskies lose 4th straight

Cougars hold on to beat Washington 80-77

Date: 01/10/2015 | Sports

Struggling Dawgs face confident Cougars

SEATTLE — It was just two weeks ago when the Washington Huskies men's basketball team was unbeaten, ranked 13th in both major polls, and looking like a contender for a spot in the top tier of the Pac-12 standings.That outlook has waned at least a little.The...

Date: 01/10/2015 | Sports

Stanford women rally to beat Washington

SEATTLE — Amber Orrange and Lili Thompson led the second-half charge Friday night as No. 15 Stanford rallied to beat Washington 60-56 in Pac-12 women’s basketball action.

Date: 01/09/2015 | Sports

Washington women beat Arizona 79-69

TUCSON, Ariz. — Jazmine Davis scored 27 points on 8-of-16 shooting with four 3-pointers and Washington beat Arizona 79-69 on Monday.

Date: 01/05/2015 | Sports

Huskies lose third straight

Stanford rallies to beat No. 21 Washington 68-60 in OT

Date: 01/04/2015 | Sports

No. 22 Arizona State beats Washington women 62-48

TEMPE, Ariz. — Promise Amukamara scored 14 points and No. 22 Arizona State overwhelmed Washington in the first half on Saturday to open Pac-12 play with a 62-48 win.

Date: 01/03/2015 | Sports

UW men stumble

Huskies lose to Cal 81-75 in Pac-12 opener for 2nd straight defeat

Date: 01/02/2015 | Sports

Huskies confident as Pac-12 season gets underway

SEATTLE — After 11 wins in a dozen non-conference games, Washington men’s basketball coach Lorenzo Romar believes his Huskies are ready to open their Pac-12 season Friday at California.

Date: 01/02/2015 | Sports

Pac-12 set to open league play after mediocre start

The final day of the Washington Huskies' non-conference schedule was a dud.They weren't alone.After UW lost at home Sunday to Stony Brook — they call themselves the Seawolves, if you were wondering — California joined the awful loss club by falling...

Date: 01/01/2015 | Sports

UW women upset No. 5 Texas A&M 70-49

 SEATTLE — Washington star Kelsey Plum rarely hesitates, except when it came time to watch the film of her worst college performance last season at Texas A&M.

Date: 12/29/2014 | Sports

Huskies lose first game

Stony Brook upsets No. 13 Washington 61-57

Date: 12/28/2014 | Sports

Undefeated Huskies host Stony Brook in final nonconference game

SEATTLE — Before they venture into the Pac-12 portion of their schedule, the 13th-ranked Washington Huskies must complete one more non-league tuneup on Sunday night at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.And if the Huskies handle the visiting Stony Brook Seawolves (5 p.m., Pac-12...

Date: 12/28/2014 | Sports

Kingma is one of 3 walk-ons who play key scout-team roles for UW

SEATTLE — This might come as a surprise considering the final score when these teams played each other on Dec. 7, but it was a struggle for the Washington Huskies men's basketball team to defend San Diego State's offensive plays.Not when San Diego State was running...

Date: 12/26/2014 | Sports

11 straight victories

No. 13 Huskies beat Tulane 66-57, improve to 11-0

Date: 12/22/2014 | Sports

UW women rally for 10th victory in a row

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Trailing by 17 points in the second half, the University of Washington women came back to defeat UC Riverside 74-71 on Saturday night. Kelsey Plum drained the winning 3-pointer with 10 second remaining as the Huskies (10-1) won for the 10th time in a row.

Date: 12/20/2014 | Sports

Huskies top Sooners

No. 16 Washington hangs on to beat No. 15 Oklahoma 69-67

Date: 12/20/2014 | Sports

Oklahoma is biggest challenge to date for the Huskies

SEATTLE — The “championship opportunity” mantra held so dear by the Seattle Seahawks has infiltrated the 16th-ranked Washington Huskies men’s basketball team.San Jose State? Championship game. San Diego State? Championship game. Grambling State? Championship game. No, really.

Date: 12/20/2014 | Sports

UW men dismantle Grambling

Huskies rout the Tigers 86-38

Date: 12/17/2014 | Sports

Why are the Huskies 8-0? 'Everyone is on the same page'

SEATTLE — Mike Anderson knows the answer to this question.What, exactly, changed in the past year to allow the Washington Huskies men's basketball team to start this season 8-0, to ascend to No. 16 in both major polls and to appear for the first time in three years as...

Date: 12/17/2014 | Sports

Huskies remain unbeaten

No. 17 Washington rallies to beat Eastern 81-77

Date: 12/14/2014 | Sports

Sultan of swat

Huskies' Robert Upshaw on pace to set UW blocked shot record

Date: 12/12/2014 | Sports

Huskies improve to 7-0, beat No. 13 San Diego State 49-36

SEATTLE — Along with a No. 13 national ranking, the San Diego State Aztecs brought with them to Hec Edmundson Pavilion on Sunday a reputation as one of the nation’s most rugged, disciplined defensive teams.

Date: 12/07/2014 | Sports

Huskies face stiff test in No. 13 San Diego State

SEATTLE — With a 6-0 start compiled on the heels of signing one of the highest-rated recruiting classes in school history, there appears to be a faint buzz forming around the Washington Huskies men's basketball team.The occasion of Sunday's 6 p.m. home game against No.

Date: 12/07/2014 | Sports

College Basketball Roundup: UW women romp over Seattle U

SEATTLE — Five Huskies, led by Kelsey Plum’s 20 points, scored in double figures as the University of Washington routed Seattle University 102-69 on Thursday night.

Date: 12/04/2014 | Sports

Huskies improve to 6-0, beat UTEP 68-65 in Wooden Legacy title game

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Washington's performance from the free throw line was abysmal for most of Sunday night.But when the Huskies really needed them, they made the most of their free throw attempts.

Date: 11/30/2014 | Sports

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