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November 21, 2013 at 7:22 AM

Morning links: C.J. Wilcox returns to MSG

C.J. Wilcox calls Madison Square Garden special and intimidating. He should know. He’s played there three times and suffered three close defeats.

The Washington senior guard returns to the Big Apple this week for a little redemption.

UW senior C.J. Wilcox is 0-3 in games at Madison Square Garden:
Date Result Pts Reb Ast Stl
March 27, 2012 Lost to Minnesota, 68-67 (OT) 12 4 3 2
Dec. 10, 2011 Lost to No. 7 Duke, 86-80 22 3 2 1
Dec. 6, 2011 Lost to No. 11 Marquette, 79-77 15 3 0 1

THURSDAY MORNING LINKS:

— Here’s a nice breakdown of tonight’s game between Washington and Indiana.

— And here’s one more UW-IU preview.

— The Everett Herald writes about UW freshman Nigel Williams-Goss and calls him the ultimate competitor.

— A bunch of blowout wins has allowed to take a look at the reserves and strengthen its bench.

Three things to know about No. 17 Oregon after its third game. One item pertains to sophomore Damyean Dotson, who is off to a slow start.

— CBSsports.com says Seattle-area standout Zach LaVine is a freshman whose flying under the radar, but not for long.

— The Bruins picked up a verbal commitment from 7-0 center Thomas Welsh.

Expectations are mile high in Colorado.

— Former Kentridge standout Shaquielle McKissic has started four games in his first year at Arizona State, but he may lose minutes – if not his job – to freshman Egor Koulechov.

— You try figuring out Oregon State. The Beavers shed tears after losing the opener at home to Coppin State. Seven days later, they travel across the country and beat Maryland.

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