Only 234 days until the Huskies’ season opener at Hawaii.
— UW new assistant coaches met the press on Tuesday, and their task now is to salvage this recruiting class.
— A video from the informal press conference by The Times’ Ken Lambert.
— Chris Petersen wanted to put “the band back together,” and he did.
— The new coaches are settling in on Montlake.
— The Huskies finished 2013 ranked No. 4 in the nation in pass defense, according to the Football Outsiders’ advanced statistical analysis. The UW defense was 20th overall, and the UW offense was ranked 36th.
— Tight end Xavier Grimble becomes the fifth USC player to leave early for the NFL.
— USC completes its coaching staff by hiring former Texas defensive line coach Bo Davis.
— The Huskies will honor the late Marv Harshman with a patch on their jerseys.
— Percy Allen with his Pac-12 Power Rankings.
— Bud Withers on Washington State’s 25-point finish at No. 1 Arizona last week.
— Washington State ended a 36-game losing skid to the Huskies on Tuesday night in women’s basketball.