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Huskies’ magic dries up as North Carolina gives UW another early exit from NCAA tournament

The Huskies' magic finally dried up as top-seeded North Carolina rolled to an 81-59 victory over Washington to advance to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament.
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UW vs. North Carolina: Live updates, how to watch as Huskies battle top-seeded Tar Heels

After cruising through the Round of 64 against Utah State, Washington's next NCAA tournament challenger is No. 1 seed North Carolina. The Tar Heels have ousted UW before. Is this the year an upset is brewing? Follow here for live updates and more from Columbus.
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Huskies will have to beat storied North Carolina for season to continue

Ninth-seeded Washington faces top-seeded North Carolina on Sunday afternoon for a berth in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.
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Noah Dickerson hasn’t piled up the stats, but he’s helped Huskies pile up the wins

The Washington big man has struggled to accept his new role, but now that he has his team has a shot at the Sweet 16.
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Greg Thybulle – father of Matisse – might be UW’s biggest fan. He’s definitely the loudest.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Greg Thybulle is in constant motion. Always moving, shouting at referees and taunting opposing fans, hugging friends and high-fiving strangers, waving and flailing his arms, pumping his fists and jumping up and down. Thybulle is more active in the stands than his son Matisse, a senior guard for the Washington Huskies, is […]
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Greg Thybulle – father of Matisse – might be UW’s biggest fan. But he’s definitely loudest

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Greg Thybulle is in constant motion. Always moving, shouting at referees and taunting opposing fans, hugging friends and high-fiving strangers, waving and flailing his arms, pumping his fists and jumping up and down. Thybulle is more active in the stands than his son Matisse, a senior guard for the Washington Huskies, is […]
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Just Hop being Hop: Huskies coach Mike Hopkins is as loving as he is bizarre

The second year coach is as likely to plant a kiss on a player's forehead as he is to punt a basketball. It's a strange approach, but it's working.
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Impressions after UW’s 78-61 NCAA tournament win: Balanced attack leads Huskies past Utah State

The Huskies played their best basketball game of the year to rout Utah State, but they'll have to do it again Sunday to get past No. 1 seed North Carolina.
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UW set to face No. 1 North Carolina in Round of 32. Here’s what you need to know about the Tar Heels

UNC overcame a sluggish first half to beat No. 16 Iona, 88-73, on Friday night.
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Huskies show poise from the top down to make successful return to NCAA tournament

From coach Mike Hopkins to bench players making key shots, Washington kept its cool to beat red-hot Utah State 78-61.
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March on: Huskies’ ballhawking defense gets them past Utah State in NCAA tournament opener

UW forced 21 turnovers and got key contributions from Noah Dickerson and Naz Carter to run away from the Utah State Aggies, 78-61, in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday in Columbus, Ohio.
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UW vs. Utah State: Live updates, how to watch, stream Huskies’ NCAA tournament opener

The Huskies are back in the NCAA tournament for the first time in eight years, and we're in Columbus bringing you live coverage. No. 9 UW's first test: The Mountain West-champion, eighth-seeded Utah State Aggies. Follow here for live updates, analysis and more.
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UW vs. Utah State: Keys for the No. 9 seed Huskies to advance in NCAA tournament

The Huskies will play their first NCAA tournament game in eight years when they take on No. 8 Utah State on Friday. What do they need to do win? We break it down.
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Washington anxious to get on court for first NCAA tourney appearance since 2011

The Huskies will play Utah State, which also ending an eight-year tourney drought, Friday in the first round.
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UW Huskies, Mike Hopkins in agreement on six-year contract extension

On the eve of their first NCAA tournament in eight years, the Washington Huskies rewarded Mike Hopkins with a new six-year contract.
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Q&A: Huskies coach Mike Hopkins explains the famous 2-3 zone he brought from Syracuse to UW

It's so simple, it works. Why don't more teams run a defense that has been so effective between Syracuse and Washington? We asked the apprentice himself, Mike Hopkins, who spent 22 years learning the defense under Jim Boeheim.
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Washington’s zone defense has stifled opponents all year. Will it work for the Huskies in the Big Dance?

After 27 years learning it under Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, Mike Hopkins is a true believer of the 2-3 zone. That wasn't the case for his players. But the Huskies are all in now. And it's showing. Could it be the key to an extended March run?
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Washington wants stars to shine because it means they are winning NCAA tournament games

Coach Mike Hopkins coached Carmelo Anthony while at Syracuse and said he became a bigger star because the team won the title. He says the same will be true of UW's NBA prospects Jaylen Nowell and Matisse Thybulle. The longer the Huskies are in the tournament, the higher their status will rise.
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First Glance: UW’s first opponent, Utah State, is the hottest team in the NCAA tournament

The Aggies have won 17 of their past 18 games, including their last 10 en route to winning a share of the Mountain West regular-season championship and the conference tournament title.
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Here’s what you need to know about each region of the NCAA tournament bracket

With the field of 68 set, our Times staffers break down each region of the NCAA tournament bracket.
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UW’s Mike Hopkins believes in the Pac-12. With 3 teams in the Big Dance, can they prove him right?

Washington joins Oregon and Arizona State in the NCAA tournament with a chance to show the nation the Pac-12 is better than its perception.
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The field of 68 is set: Download and print your 2019 NCAA tournament bracket here

The Huskies are back in the NCAA tournament, joining No. 1 Gonzaga as the teams repping Washington state in the Big Dance. Do the Huskies have an underdog run in them? Are the Zags prone to an early upset? Download our NCAA tournament bracket and make your picks.
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UW Huskies earn first NCAA tournament bid in 8 years, will face Utah State

The Washington Huskies punched their first ticket back to the NCAA tournament in eight years, earning a No. 9 seed in the Midwest Region on Selection Sunday. They'll face No. 9 Utah State (28-6) in the first round in Columbus, Ohio on Friday. 
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UW Huskies earn first NCAA tournament bid in 8 years as Pac-12 squeezes 3 teams in

The Washington Huskies punched their first ticket back to the NCAA tournament in eight years, earning a No. 9 seed in the Midwest Region on Selection Sunday. They'll face No. 9 Utah State (28-6) in the first round in Columbus, Ohio on Friday. 
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On Selection Sunday, Huskies’ only worries are where they’re going and who they’re playing

Washington melted down in a 68-48 blowout loss to Oregon in the Pac-12 tournament finals. What impact will that have on their NCAA tournament seed? Percy Allen reviews the loss and takes one last look at bracket projections.
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The Huskies have their coach of the future in Mike Hopkins. But they’re only ‘just getting started.’

In two years, Mike Hopkins has helped guide the Washington Huskies from a 2-16 Pac-12 record to a conference championship and a likely berth in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2011.
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