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April 7, 2010 at 6:05 AM

Washington Nearing Deal to Add Nevada to 2010-11 Schedule

According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, Washington is finalizing a two-for-one deal that would add Nevada to the 2010-11 non-conference schedule.
The Wolf Pack (21-13) finished tied for second in the WAC with an 11-5 record and ended the season in the second round of the NIT.
The Huskies would play in Reno for the 2011-12 season and the Wolf Pack would return to Seattle in 2012-13.
Next season, Washington starts in the Maui Classic. The Huskies also have non-conference games against Texas Tech, Texas A&M and Seattle University.
WEDNESDAY MORNING LINKS:
— The four-day Portsmouth Invitational Tournament begins tonight and it will feature seven Pac-10 players including: Arizona State’s Eric Boateng, Cal’s Jerome Randle, Patrick Christopher and Theo Robertson, Stanford’s Landry Fields, USC’s Dwight Lewis and Arizona’s Nic Wise.
Washington’s Quincy Pondexter declined an invitation.
— Another day, another Pac-10 player announces he’s transferring. This time it’s sophomore forward Taylor Rohde who is leaving Arizona State. He averaged 2.2 points and 1.2 rebounds. Rohde is the third ASU player to transfer following freshmen guards Demetrius Walker and Brandon Thompson.
Bleacher Report gives a brief preview of the Nike Hoop Summit, which will be held at the Rose Garden in Portland on Saturday. The all-star game features several top prep players, including UW recruit Terrence Jones.
— The Oregonian’s John Canzano believes the Ducks have targeted Butler’s Brad Stevens in their coaching search.
Sports Media Watch reports the Duke-Butler game drew a 16.0/25 overnight rating on CBS Monday night, which tied for the highest for the NCAA tournament championship game since 1999.

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