Stories tagged: UW basketball
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 7:22 p.m.
Matt Calkins: With Jaden McDaniels on the way, Huskies might have their best team in a decade – if not ever
Rivals considers Washington recruit Jaden McDaniels the seventh best college prospect, while ESPN currently has him going seventh in next year’s draft.
Wed., May 22, 2019, 11:33 a.m.
First Isaiah Stewart, and now Jaden McDaniels. Next up for the Huskies: a trip to the Final Four?
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 8:23 p.m.
Thybulle, a 6-foot-5 guard and the Naismith defensive player of the year, is considered a first-round prospect, according to several mock drafts.
Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
Matisse Thybulle added one more prize to his ever-expanding treasure trove of trophies: the Naismith defensive player of the year award.
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
Washington guard Jaylen Nowell, the Pac-12 Conference player of the year, announced he will enter the NBA Draft.
Mon., March 25, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
It’s not that their 22-point loss to North Carolina came without pain, but it paled in comparison to UW’s season-long pride.
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
On a miserable Sunday afternoon when UW’s defense faltered and the offense fell apart in the second half, the ninth-seeded Huskies’ return to the NCAA Tournament – their first appearance …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 8:17 p.m.
Energetic. Passionate. Insightful. Inspiring. These are all accurate adjectives if you’re trying to describe Huskies men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
After watching a 13-point lead shrink to seven in less than a minute, and then watching a turnover give the ball back to a jacked-up Utah State team, Huskies basketball …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:43 p.m.
The Pac-12’s regular-season champions swept the conference’s awards – top player, best defensive player and coach of the year – and got something from all of them against one of …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 7 p.m.
Washington’s zone defense has stifled opponents all year. Will it work for the Huskies in the NCAA Tournament?
Two years ago, Mike Hopkins sat at a podium inside Alaska Airlines Arena in front of a crowd of strangers curious about the former Syracuse assistant.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
Washington has rewarded coach Mike Hopkins for getting the Huskies back to the NCAA Tournament by giving him a contract extension through the 2025 season.
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
Coach Mike Hopkins knows the style of defense Washington plays will give the Huskies a chance of hanging around against seemingly any opponent in the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 10:06 p.m.
Midway through CBS’ hourlong NCAA Tournament selection show, Noah Dickerson started getting a little nervous when half of the 68-team field was revealed, and the Huskies hadn’t heard their name.
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11:12 p.m.
Payton Pritchard scored 20 points and led Oregon’s dominating defense, helping the Ducks beat Washington 68-48 to become the second team to win four games in four days at the …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 11:30 p.m.
Jaylen Nowell and Nahziah Carter scored 14 points each, and Washington held off a late Colorado rally for a 66-61 victory in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals. The top-seeded Huskies led …
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:16 p.m.
Jaylen Nowell scored 24 points, David Crisp added 18 and Washington held off a late charge to beat Southern California 78-75 in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals. The top-seeded Huskies led …
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
Washington is hoping to boost its NCAA Tournament chances by making a deep run in the Pac-12 Tournament. The tournament in Las Vegas is expected to be wide open, with …
UPDATED: Sun., March 10, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
Since winning the Pac-12 regular-season championship two weeks ago, the Huskies have struggled in their past four games, including Saturday night’s 55-47 defeat to Oregon in the regular-season finale at …
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 11:08 p.m.
Payton Pritchard scored 16 points, Paul White added 10 and Oregon ended Washington’s chance at a perfect home record with a 55-47 win to close out the Pac-12 regular season.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 6:53 p.m.
Washington goes for the season sweep over Oregon after winning the previous matchup in Eugene.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 5:17 p.m.
The Huskies have already clinched the Pac-12 title, but after a loss to last-place Cal and an overtime win against Oregon State, it’s nearly impossible to predict how they’ll finish …
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 9:54 p.m.
Noah Dickerson scored seven of his 22 points in overtime, David Crisp added a key 3-pointer with 48 seconds left in the extra session, and Washington held off Oregon State …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Washington goes for the season sweep over Oregon State after winning the previous matchup in Corvallis
UPDATED: Sun., March 3, 2019, 9:49 p.m.
Jaylen Nowell scored 13 points but missed the front end of a 1-and-1 during a nervous finish for No. 25 Washington, which still held off Stanford 62-61 for a weekend …
UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Stanford looks for its fifth straight win over No. 25 Washington at Maples Pavilion
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Darius McNeill scored 19 points and Connor Vanover added 18 to help California snap a 23-game losing streak in Pac-12 play, beating Washington 76-73 on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
No. 25 Washington looks to give Cal its seventh straight loss to ranked opponents
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
Matt Calkins: Washington’s Matisse Thybulle has been the best player in the Pac-12, and it’s not even close
Matisse Thybulle is averaging 5.5 steals and 2.37 blocks in his past eight games. But he deserves much more than Defensive Player of the Year honors.