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December 7, 2008 at 12:01 AM

Postgame notes and quotes

It’s difficult finding fault with the Huskies after their 88-52 win over Texas Southern, but coach Lorenzo Romar tried his best. To start his postgame press conference, he praised Quincy Pondexter and Matthew Bryan-Amaning before hammering the UW for allowing too many second-half rebounds and giving up too many turnovers. The UW had 16 TOs and…

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December 6, 2008 at 5:59 PM

Texas Southern game thread

UW WINS 88-52 — MBA leads everyone with 18 points on 8-for-8 shooting. Brockman had 15 points and 11 rebounds. Pondexter finished with 13 points and 8 assists. Thomas had 10 points, Dentmon 9 and Gant 8. Miller led TSU with 12 points. Good win for the Dawgs. THE RESERVES GETTING A LONG RUN — This…

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November 29, 2008 at 5:03 PM

Pacific postgame wrap and quotes

Very nice win for the Dawgs today and the type of bounce back game that coach Lorenzo Romar was hoping for after an 0-2 showing in Kansas City. Most of the attention today and most of the stories tomorrow will focus on Quincy Pondexter’s big day. He was spectacular because he was the most active player on…

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November 29, 2008 at 12:53 PM

Pacific game thread

UW WINS 72-54 — Pondexter is tops in points (16) and rebounds (12). Dentmon drained 5 of 9 shots for 15 points and Brockman finished with 13 points and six rebounds. Thomas struggled, but the little guy had six rebounds to offet a 4-for-11 shooting performance. He scored 9 points. UW shot 48.3 percent from…

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November 21, 2008 at 11:18 AM

Romar talks Kansas and MBA’s return

Coach Lorenzo Romar held a teleconference today with local media and touched on a variety of issues before the Huskies depart tomorrow for Monday’s game against defending national champion Kansas in the semifinal of the CBE Classic at Kansas City’s Sprint Center. No big news other than reserve Matthew Bryan-Amaning may finally make his season debut…

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November 20, 2008 at 9:44 PM

Florida International post-game notes

It was a good win for Huskies tonight. Here’s the link to the AP game story. This was the type of performance coach Lorenzo Romar was secretly hoping for in two previous non-conference games. Instead, the UW lost at Portland and came away with a not-so-satisfying victory against Cleveland State on Tuesday. Thursday was a…

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November 20, 2008 at 6:41 PM

Florida International game thread

IT’S OVER — Washington wins 74-51. Dentmon is the leading scorer with 21 and Thomas had 19. Brockman finished with 10 points and eight rebounds. That’s the end of the game thread. Check back for post-game notes. HITTING THE STREETS — Many fans are making a mass exodus from this one. It looks to be in…

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November 18, 2008 at 6:48 PM

Cleveland State game thread

IT’S BENCHING EXPLAINED — Players afterward talked about Romar having a tight leash tonight. Here’s how tight it was — Isaiah Thomas began the game on the bench after being late to the court by one minute for the pre-game warmup. Thomas said he was still in the trainer’s room getting taped. “Exactly one…

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November 16, 2008 at 12:23 AM

Portland recap

The word upset doesn’t begin to describe this one. No one saw this coming. Especially the Huskies. After the 80-74 defat to the Portland Pilots at the Chiles Center, they walked around like zombies and couldn’t comprehend what had just happened to them. But the numbers do all the talking. The UW committed 23 turnovers, which was…

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