Washington junior Isaiah Thomas and senior Matthew Bryan-Amaning are two of six draft prospects who will work out for the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday.
The other players include: Ohio State guard Jon Diebler, Georgetown guard Austin Freeman, Villanova guard Corey Fisher and Morehead State forward Kenneth Faried.
Thomas and former UW teammate Justin Holiday make Bleacher Report’s list for the 5 Most Underrated Pac-12 Prospects.
Portland has the No. 21 and 51 picks in the June 23 draft.
Imagine Thomas or Bryan-Amaning teaming with former Washington great Brandon Roy for the Trail Blazers.
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON NOTES:
— The Arizona Republic looks beyond the obvious choices and identifies six players who could have a big impact next season including Washington freshman Terrence Ross. The others include: Oregon forward E.J. Singler, Stanford forward Dwight Powell, Arizona’s Kevin Parrom, Oregon State’s Devon Collier and Colorado guard Andre Roberson.
— Informative behind-the-scenes story from Montlake Madness who followed Ross for a day.
— Incoming freshman Tony Wroten Jr. is listed among a Rivals.com story that ranks the top newcomers in Pac-12 basketball.
— Congrats to HuskyLenz on his basketball blog. Good luck. Today’s item takes an early look at Florida Atlantic, UW’s opponent in the BTI tournament.
— Larry Drew II and David and Travis Wear explain why they left North Carolina and returned home to Southern California to play for UCLA.
— Colorado hopes construction on a $10.8 million basketball/volleyball practice facility will be completed in July. CU head coach Tad Boyle told the Daily Camera the new facility will help with recruiting.
— Former Arizona standout Damon Stoudamire has been hired as an assistant at Memphis.
— Gonzaga starting point guard Demetri Goodson is transferring to Baylor to play football.