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August 1, 2011 at 11:55 AM

Isaiah Thomas takes on Tony Wroten Jr. tonight

A couple of out-of-state Huskies have returned home, but Monday’s games at the Seattle Summer Basketball League has provided some of the best basketball action in the offseason.
The NCAA sanctioned games are held at North Seattle Community College. Admission is free.
A team comprised of UW players take the court at 8 p.m. before another Husky squad led by Tony Wroten Jr. takes on former Washington star Isaiah Thomas at 9.
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Jus landed n found out some good news. Me Vs @TWroten14 2morrow 9pm @ NorthSeattleCC evrybody come watch US.Ima show em what TACOMA bout lolless than a minute ago via Echofon Favorite Retweet Reply

Wroten’s team also includes Terrence Ross and incoming freshmen Shawn Kemp Jr., Jernard Jarreau and Hikeem Stewart.

— Informative capsules of each team in the Pac-12 by Jeff Goodman at
— UCLA is No. 17 and Arizona is 22 on a preseason top 25 list composed by Jason King of Yahoo! Sports. North Carolina is No. 1.
— Coach Lorenzo Romar tells Ross can be one of the highest scoring players in the country next season.
— Romar explains too Goodman why he declined to flirt with the Minnesota Timberwolves job.
— California senior forward Harper Kamp turns 23 next month and he’s one of the elder statesmen in the Pac-12.
Party on for suspended UCLA guard Jerime Anderson. He was arrested last week by campus police for allegedly stealing a laptop computer belonging to a UCLA student. Anderson has been barred from team activities, but he’s still slated to host the “I LOVE COLLEGE!!! ATHLETES PARTY! event he’s been planning for months.
— UCLA coach Ben Howland told Gary Parish at that sophomore center Joshua Smith is about 10 pounds heavier than he was at this point last year.
— In an interview with, 2013 recruit Jabari Bird says UW coaches are telling him that if he goes to Washington they’ll get him to the NBA. He says Colorado is the latest school to offer him a scholarship, but Arizona, California and Washington are his top three favorites.
— If you’re wondering why there’s so much fuss over Jabari Parker, who is rated the No. 2 2013 recruit by, then check out this highlight video from last month’s Las Vegas Fab 48. The 6-8 forward has UW among his favorites.
— No link, but 2013 recruit Aaron Gordon tells Inna Lazarev of Fox Sports and that UW is at the top of his list. They spoke at the Las Vegas Fab 48. The other schools are Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona and Texas. Gordon said the Wildcats are recruiting him the hardest, but the Huskies are still No. 1. He also said that he loves purple.
— Secondary violations like the one UW assistant Raphael Chillious happen all the time, but they often don’t get reported. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski may have committed a secondary infraction for an improper phone call to a recruit.
— Amusing column from John Blanchette at the Spokesman-Review who gives a glimpse of what the Pac-12 Network programming schedule might look like.

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