Stories tagged: uw basketball
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
‘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 …
Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:08 p.m.
Philadelphia moved up four spots from No. 24 to 20 to select Thybulle in a trade with Boston that cost the 76ers the No. 33 pick in the second round.
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
Matt Calkins: Breaking down why Jaylen Nowell opted for a shot in NBA draft over another season with Huskies
If you look at the mock NBA drafts, Nowell is a late second-rounder at best. And the Huskies could be amazing next season.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
Toronto will host a college basketball tripleheader featuring three teams that reached the NCAA Tournament this past season.
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 …