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One sad day doesn’t change the solid foundation these Huskies have built

Two years ago, the idea of Washington making it to the second round of the NCAA tournament was far-fetched if not outright absurd. Same with it running away with the Pac-12 title or winning 15 straight games at home.
Tags: College Basketball, College Sports, Huskies, Husky Basketball, NCAA Tournament, Pac-12, Sports


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.
Tags: College Basketball, College Sports, Huskies, Husky Basketball, NCAA Tournament, Pac-12, Sports


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 […]
Tags: College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Pac-12, Sports


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 […]
Tags: College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Pac-12, Sports


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.
Tags: College Basketball, College Sports, Huskies, Husky Basketball, NCAA Tournament, Pac-12, Sports


‘Laughing stock’: In letter to Pac-12 executives, former refs ream conference’s officiating

Three officials with more than 100 combined years of experience in the Pac-12 sent a letter to Larry Scott and other Pac-12 executives raising specific concerns about the conference's officiating. It took Scott three months to respond.
Tags: News, Sports, Pac-12, Huskies, Husky Football, Cougar Football, Cougars, Scott, Larry Scott


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.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Nba, College sports, Ncaa, Syracuse, Pac-12, College Basketball, Ncaa Tournament, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, Carmelo Anthony, UW, Jaylen Nowell


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.
Tags: News, Washington, Oregon, Sports, College sports, Ncaa, Pac-12, College Basketball, Ncaa Tournament, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, UW, Arizona State


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.
Tags: News, Washington, Oregon, Sports, Ncaa, Pac-12, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Percy Allen, Selection Sunday Huskies


Huskies enter NCAA tournament with one major weakness: their offense

UW's 70.4 points per game ranked 239th out of 351 teams in the NCAA. It'll be tough to go far in the tournament with an offense like that.
Tags: News, Sports, College sports, Ncaa, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, UW


UW vs. Oregon: Live updates, how to watch, stream as No. 1 Huskies battle rival Ducks for Pac-12 title

The Huskies and Ducks renew their rivalry for the third time this season — this time with the Pac-12 tournament title on the line. Oregon delivered UW its only home loss of the season last time out. Can the Huskies get revenge and cut down the nets? Follow here for live updates, analysis and more.
Tags: News, Oregon, Sports, Pac-12, Ducks, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, UW


UW Huskies, Oregon will renew rivalry in Pac-12 tournament title game: What you need to know

The Huskies and Ducks split the regular-season series with each team winning on the road, including Oregon defeating UW in their regular-season finale. Can top-seeded UW get revenge and cut down the nets?
Tags: News, Oregon, Sports, Pac-12, Huskies, Husky Basketball, UW, UW Huskies Oregon


How can Washington State resurrect hoops program? Hire the Mike Leach of basketball

After the firing of Ernie Kent this week, the program seems to have little hope of a rebound soon. It better come up with something unique.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, College sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Cougars, Cougar Basketball, Mike Leach, Ernie Kent


Washington’s ‘other guys’ are the key to making Pac-12 championship game

In a game where there usual stars struggled, the Huskies showed they have depth, which they used to beat Colorado.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, College sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball


Can Washington continue its red-hot 3-point shooting against Colorado in Pac-12 semis?

The Huskies uncharacteristically gave up 75 points in Thursday's win over USC, but they hit a season-high 13 three-pointers for the win.
Tags: News, Colorado, Washington, Sports, Pac-12, Usc, Huskies, Husky Basketball


UW vs. USC: Live updates, how to watch, stream as top-seeded Huskies open Pac-12 tournament

After a first-round bye, the regular-season champion Huskies open the Pac-12 tournament against the eighth-seeded USC Trojans. Is this the beginning of an extended postseason for UW? Follow along for live updates, analysis and more.
Tags: News, Sports, Pac-12, Usc, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, USC Trojans


After passing Jason Kidd, Huskies’ Matisse Thybulle closes in on Gary Payton’s steals record

Before his storied career with the Sonics began, Payton set the Pac-12's all-time steals record with 321 at Oregon State. That seemed like an untouchable number at one point. But then came Thybulle, the most gifted bandit the conference has seen.
Tags: News, Oregon, Sports, College sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Gary Payton, Payton, Sonics, Matisse Thybulle, Jason Kidd Huskies


No. 1 seed Washington opens Pac-12 Tournament against No. 8 USC in quarterfinals

In their only matchup this season, Noah Dickerson finished with 21 points and 14 rebounds to lead Washington to a 75-62 win over USC at Alaska Airlines Arena on Jan. 30.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Pac-12, Usc, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Alaska Airlines Arena, Noah Dickerson


Inside the Pac-12’s power shift: Larry Scott’s diminishing role, and the rise of the ADs

Over the past four months, the Pac-12 has undergone a mammoth change in how it operates. No longer is policy set in San Francisco by commissioner Larry Scott and his top executives. In the new world order, the athletic directors are setting the direction for the conference.
Tags: News, Sports, San Francisco, Pac-12, Huskies, Husky Football, Cougar Football, Cougars, Larry Scott


Huskies’ regular-season finale features plenty of hugs but no victory

Senior night had a nightmarish start for Washington, which found itself down by 16 points in the first half.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, College sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball


To make Washington’s Pac-12 title possible, Mike Hopkins first had to re-recruit the Huskies

The four seniors who will play their final home game Saturday had options when Lorenzo Romar was fired. But the new coach sold them on his plan — and his character.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, College sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, Lorenzo Romar


Missy Peterson’s three-pointer gives Washington women Pac-12 tourney upset of No. 11 Oregon State

The Husky women, who were 11th in the Pac-12, advance to the tournament semifinals Saturday against No. 7 Stanford.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Oregon State, Pac-12, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Cougar Basketball, Missy Peterson


For the son of Mariners great Dan Wilson, a rising catching prospect, it’s hard to avoid comparisons to dad

A junior at the University of Minnesota, Eli Wilson is an emerging talent behind the plate, likely to be drafted after the season. He will be playing in the Seattle Baseball Showcase at T-Mobile Park this weekend.
Tags: News, Sports, Mlb, College sports, Pac-12, Mariners, Huskies, Dan Wilson, Mobile Park, University of Minnesota Eli Wilson, Seattle Baseball Showcase


Huskies’ victory over Oregon State should all but lock up NCAA tournament bid

After a 45-minute tango with Oregon State that resulted in an 81-76 overtime victory, the Huskies are a virtual lock to go Dancing later this month.
Tags: News, Sports, College sports, Ncaa, Oregon State, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball


Analysis: Why the recruiting class of 2020 will be crucial for the future of Pac-12 football

The class of 2020 is loaded, and it could help the Pac-12’s leverage at the table in a few years … if the prospects stick around. “If there’s a year the Pac-12 could really get hurt," said 247sports recruiting analyst Brandon Huffman, “it’s in the 2020 class.”
Tags: News, Sports, Pac-12, Huskies, Husky Football, Cougar Football, Cougars, Brandon Huffman


Huskies need to pop the ‘bubble team’ talk with two key games left in regular season

The Huskies, without a signature victory on their ledger, have a frighteningly small margin for error, and they squandered most of that by losing to Cal last week.
Tags: News, Sports, College sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Cal


Bay Area blunder drops Huskies out of AP rankings and puts them on NCAA tourney bubble

CBS bracket guru Jerry Palm sours on the Huskies: 'They don't have a win over a team that's going to make the (NCAA) tournament.'
Tags: News, Sports, Cbs, Ncaa, Pac-12, College Basketball, Bay Area, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Jerry Palm


The Seattle Times earns another ‘Triple Crown’ in Associated Press Sports Editors’ contest

The Times earned its second Triple Crown — being honored in three of the four of the print/website categories — in the past three years in the Associated Press Sports Editors Contest. The Times won four overall "top 10" awards.
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, College sports, College Football, Times, Pac-12, Seahawks, Other Sports, Huskies, Husky Football, Cougar Football, Cougars, Seattle Times, Associated Press Sports


No more cupcakes: Imagining a proposed Pac-12-Big 12 ‘strategic alliance’

One Power Five against another: 30 head-to-head matchups, season after season. So crazy, it could work? It was one man's idea to strengthen the Big 12, and the Pac-12 along with it. But could a scaled-down version be realistic?
Tags: News, Sports, College sports, College Football, Pac-12, Huskies, Husky Football, Cougar Football, Cougars