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Analysis: UW coach Mike Hopkins not happy with Nahziah Carter, Hameir Wright

Coach Mike Hopkins didn’t mince words during a postgame interview when he laid out the plan for the Huskies going forward. If the defending Pac-12 regular-season champions are going to …

No. 22 Washington beats Ball State 85-64 in Diamond Head Classic

Jaden McDaniels scored 22 points and the No. 22 Huskies pulled away from Ball State for an 85-64 victory in the Diamond Head Classic on Sunday.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

Talented, 22nd-ranked Washington Huskies await Eastern Washington

The 23rd-ranked Washington Huskies (6-1) have more than enough talent to give Eastern Washington (4-2) problems.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Matt Calkins: Is the Washington men’s basketball team being overlooked? Let’s not rush to judgment

Your Honor, we appreciate the Dawgs’ enthusiasm, and we’re not discounting them totally, but let’s be real for a second. They lost a

Pac-12 men: Veteran Colorado squad will have to hold off youthful Washington, Oregon teams

Well, the NCAA still hasn’t gone nuclear on Arizona and USC for transgressions that landed their assistant coaches in front of a judge. One of its teams even reached the …

Matt Calkins: The Hopkins Hoops Show at Washington truly begins this season

The first two seasons – that was the soft opening. It might have been surprising, and it might have been successful, but it wasn’t the unveiling of the man’s true …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019

‘We have a lot of superheroes’: Despite losing four starters, coach Mike Hopkins likes Washington’s chances

Nahziah Carter has no doubt the Huskies can repeat as Pac-12 champions and believes Washington reloaded with enough high-end talent to surpass last season’s team that advanced to the second …

UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019

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.

Federal Way star Jaden McDaniels breaks silence, announces commitment to Washington

First Isaiah Stewart, and now Jaden McDaniels. Next up for the Huskies: a trip to the Final Four?

Washington, Mike Hopkins agree to extension through 2025

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: Wed., March 13, 2019

Pac-12 Tournament: Washington looking to pad NCAA Tournament resume in Las Vegas

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: Thu., March 7, 2019

How good are the Huskies? We looked back at Washington’s former Pac-12 winners to find out

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 …

Former 5-star recruit Quade Green transferring from Kentucky to Washington

Christmas arrived early on Montlake for the Huskies, who received a tremendous gift when Kentucky point guard Quade Green verbally committed to Washington.

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018

Washington’s Mike Hopkins wins Pac-12 Coach of the Year award

SEATTLE – Mike Hopkins isn’t ready to reflect on the successful season he’s authored at Washington because there are still games to play – starting with a Pac-12 Tournament first-round …

The Washington Post’s John Feinstein on UW hoops coach Mike Hopkins

For a long time – longer than he even cares to remember – Mike Hopkins was certain about his coaching future.

Hop’s Hype: Inside Washington’s surprising turnaround season in men’s basketball

Building chemistry. Forming the foundation. Those are the underlying principles of what Mike Hopkins has done in the 10 months since he left all he knew at Syracuse for the …

Gonzaga trying to get back on track against upset-minded Huskies

The fortunes of college basketball teams, even top five programs, can change in a hurry. Gonzaga and more so Washington are prime examples.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017

Matisse Thybulle’s long-range shooting helps Washington upset No. 2 Kansas

Matisse Thybulle hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Jaylen Nowell added 15 and Washington led most of the way in upsetting second-ranked Kansas 74-65 on Wednesday night in nonconference …

Jaylen Nowell’s 25 points lead Washington over upset-minded Seattle

With Washington struggling to put away crosstown rival Seattle University, freshman Jaylen Nowell took control of the game by relentlessly attacking the basket.

Freshman Jaylen Nowell lights it up as Washington Huskies edge Belmont

Freshman Jaylen Nowell scored 25 of his 32 points in the second half and Washington rallied from nine points down in the final five minutes to beat Belmont 86-82 on …

Coach Mike Hopkins ready for debut at rebuilding Washington

Mike Hopkins is in the early stages of a remodel that won’t be completed soon.

New Washington coach Mike Hopkins injects energy into rebuilding program

Clutching a purple-colored pad close to his chest, Mike Hopkins looked like a modern-day basketball gladiator as he directed a layup drill at a recent practice. “Hit me!” the new …

Huskies basketball appears to be in good hands with Mike Hopkins

The impact of a newly elected president is often measured by what he achieves in his first 100 days, but what about a newly hired college basketball coach? After all, …

Mike Hopkins inspiring hope among Huskies hoop fans

The impact of a newly elected president is often measured by what he achieves in his first 100 days, but what about a newly hired college basketball coach? After all, …

Washington Huskies basketball lands second top recruit from New York state

For the second time this month, the Washington men’s basketball team added a touted wing from New York, and it appears new Huskies coach Mike Hopkins beat out his former …

Mike Hopkins heads out on his own as new men’s basketball coach at Washington

Mike Hopkins watched the NCAA Tournament tinged with the slightest bit of jealousy.

New Huskies men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins revealed insights in 2015 interview

New Washington men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins is reputed to be an remarkable recruiter and intense motivator who learned from Jim Boeheim, the Hall of Fame coach at Syracuse.

New Washington men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins starts to assemble staff

New Washington’s men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins will retain assistant Will Conroy and add Tim O’Toole and Jason Hart to his staff, sources told The Seattle Times.