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November 14, 2012 at 9:42 AM

Report: Isaac Hamilton drops Washington

Updated: 5:32 p.m.
The start of the early-signing period takes on new meaning at Washington, which hasn’t had an early signee since 2010.
As noted in the previous post, UW recruit Darin Johnson is expected to sign scholarship papers while it remains to be seen if Nigel Williams-Goss is going to sign a letter of intent.
Don’t expect to hear anything from Washington’s top target Aaron Gordon anytime soon. He’s likely going to make a decision during the regular-signing period, which begins April 17.
The same might be said for 7-footer Kameron Rooks, who appears to be rising on many recruiting rankings.
And it appears as if Isaac Hamilton, a one-time prized target in Los Angeles, is no longer considering the Huskies. According to the Las Vegas Sun, his top four teams include UCLA, UNLV, Baylor and UTEP.
Here’s a video of Hamilton talking about the recruiting process.
The Huskies hope to announce at least one signee and possibly two today.
WEDNESDAY MORNING LINKS:
— After Washington’s 63-62 defeat to Albany, Steve Kelley writes: “This season is going to be a challenge for him, probably the most difficult challenge since his first season of 2002, when he had to change the culture of the program.”
— Times photographer Mark Harrison chronicles UW’s upset with a photo gallery.
— Here’s the game stories in the Everett Herald, News Tribune and GoHuskies.com.
— Who needs Shabazz Muhammad when UCLA has Jordan Adams, one of the other freshmen in the No. 1 recruiting class who received little preseason fanfare. But after two games, Adams looks like an emerging star. He scored scored 26 points, making all 16 of his free throws, to lead No. 13 UCLA to an 80-79 overtime win over UC Irvine. Adams scored 21 points in the opener.
— Looks like the best backcourt in the Pac-12 belongs to California. Allen Crabbe scored 33 points and Justin Cobbs added 23 points, five rebounds and five assists to lead the Golden Bears to a 79-62 win over Pepperdine. No one else scored more than six points. Crabbe gets compared to C.J. Wilcox and there’s something the UW junior can take away from Crabbe’s performance. Both had horrible starts last night – Crabbe missed his 4 of his first 5 shots while Wilcox was 1 for 8 in the first half. However, Crabbe was 9 of 9 at the line while Wilcox didn’t attempt a free throw. Crabbe converted 10 of 18 field goals and Wilcox was 5 of 14 for 11 points.
Eric Wise scored 10 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Ari Stewart and J.T. Terrell each scored 10 points as USC defeated Long Beach State, 62-44.
— Here’s video of Washington State coach Ken Bone’s weekly press conference.

Comments | Topics: Aaron Gordon, C.J. Wilcox, Darin Johnson

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