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October 12, 2011 at 9:51 AM

Clean slate for Tony Wroten Jr.

Jerry Brewer writes about Washington freshman Tony Wroten Jr. and says the former Garfield High star was “overexposed” and “underappreciated.”
He’s getting a fresh start with the Huskies.
Wroten is one of eight freshmen for UW. Coach Lorenzo Romar says he has a “unique mix” of players.
WEDNESDAY MORNING LINKS:
— In a poll on our sports home page, 71 percent of nearly 2,000 respondents said Terrence Ross will lead UW in scoring this season. C.J. Wilcox, the next highest vote getter, received 10 percent of the votes.
— Wroten drew a lot of attention yesterday at Media Day.
— Here’s a Media Day photo gallery and a preseason preview from GoHuskies.com, which has a new look.
— The Huskies lost two of its defensive aces (Justin Holiday and Venoy Overton) to graduation and Romar said its important the newcomers embrace UW’s defensive principles.
— Three-star prospect Demarquise Johnson has picked a school and will make an announcement Oct. 22, according to Mark Knight at Husky Haul. Johnson visited Washington, Washington State, Gonzaga and UNLV.
— Arizona guard Kevin Parrom met with local media for the first time since his Sept. 24 shooting yesterday at the Wildcat basketball tipoff luncheon. He declined to give details about the shooting, but spoke about his mother who is battling cancer.
— Arizona State holds its Media Day this afternoon and the biggest question is about prized freshman Jahii Carson who still hasn’t been cleared to play by the NCAA Clearinghouse.
Doug Haller at the Arizona Republic breaks down the Pac-12 Player of the Year race.

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