It was as surprising as San Diego sunshine, but it happened Wednesday. Huskies big man Isaiah Stewart declared for the NBA draft, and the best player to suit up for the Washington men’s basketball team last season is gone for good.
Washington freshman Isaiah Stewart has declared for the NBA draft.
After Washington captured a 69-63 upset win at Arizona on Saturday night, the teams will face each other with a short turnaround in a rubber match, with UW’s postseason life hanging in the balance.
Jaden McDaniels scored 20 points and Isaiah Stewart added 16 points as the freshmen made sure Washington finished the Pac-12 regular season with a flourish in a 69-63 victory over Arizona on Saturday night.
Nahziah Carter scored 23 points, Jaden McDaniels added 16 and the Washington Huskies rallied in the second half to beat Arizona State 90-83 on Thursday night
Nahziah Carter scored 16 points, Isaiah Stewart had 15 and Washington snapped a nine-game losing streak with an 87-52 win over Cal.
Oscar Da Silva scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Tyrell Terry added 14 points, and Stanford held Washington to just eight second-half field goals to beat the Huskies 72-64.
Chris Smith scored 20 points and Cody Riley added 15 points and seven rebounds as UCLA rallied from a 12-point second-half deficit for a 67-57 win over Washington on Saturday night.
Nick Rakocevic scored 19 points, Jonah Mathews added 16 and Southern California snapped a three-game losing streak as it rallied for a 62-56 victory over Washington on Thursday night.
The Huskies had their losing streak extended to six games after a 79-67 defeat at Washington State on Sunday. After starting 10-2, Washington is 2-10 over the past 12 games to even its record at 12-12 overall and falling to last place in the Pac-12 at 2-9. Here are three impressions.
With Washington's current class secured, it's time for Jimmy Lake’s crew to make the most of an unprecedented opportunity in 2021.
Remy Martin scored 19 points, leading five Arizona State players in double figures, and the Sun Devils held off Washington in the closing minutes for a 87-83 win.
Jemarl Baker Jr. made his fourth 3-pointer with 42 seconds remaining to give Arizona the lead, and the Wildcats held off Washington for a 75-72 win.
Tyler Bey returned to the lineup and scored 16 points, McKinley Wright IV had 15 and No. 23 Colorado beat Washington 76-62, snapping a five-game losing streak to the Huskies
Riley Battin scored 17 points and Rylan Jones hit several critical free throws in the final minutes to help Utah rally for a 67-66 victory over Washington. Jones and Timmy Allen added 13 points apiece to help Utah snap a four-game losing streak.
Payton Pritchard hit his sixth 3-pointer of the game with 3.4 seconds left in overtime and No. 8 Oregon rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit to stun Washington 64-61.
Isaiah Stewart scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half, RaeQuan Battle scored 11 first-half points in the first start of his career, and Washington beat Oregon State 64-56
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 get back into the title chase, then juniors Nahziah Carter and Hameir Wright will have to play better.
Matt Bradley banked in a 3-pointer with 6 seconds remaining in overtime, lifting California to a 61-58 win over Washington on Saturday night.
The Huskies lost more than a basketball game Thursday night.