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June 3, 2014 at 5:34 PM

Dejounte Murray picks Washington

The Huskies received good news Tuesday when Rainier Beach High star Dejounte Murray announced he’s going to attend Washington in 2015. https://twitter.com/GODS_GIFT2015/status/473977772482625537/photo/1 The 6-5 shooting guard, who is considered the top prospect in the state, was also considering Gonzaga, California, Oregon and UNLV. Murray is a consensus four-star prospect, according to the top recruiting sites. ESPN…

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May 30, 2014 at 6:12 AM

Lorenzo Romar knocks Pac-12 proposal on freshman ineligibility

During a radio conversation Thursday morning with KJR’s Elise Woodward and the Times’ Bob Condotta, coach Lorenzo Romar said he’s unsure if he supports the Pac-12′s recent proposal that would make freshman ineligible in men’s basketball only. “I don’t know if I would support it or not at this point,” he said. “I think there…

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May 28, 2014 at 3:24 PM

Washington legend Bob Houbregs passes away

Legendary basketball player Bob Houbregs, who is one of greatest to play at the University of Washington, passed away Wednesday morning. He was 82. Houbregs starred at Washington from 1949-53 where he led the Huskies to their only NCAA tournament Final Four appearance in 1953. That season, the 6-foot-7 forward was a consensus All-American, the only…

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May 28, 2014 at 9:55 AM

No news is good news for Robert Upshaw

It’s difficult for a 6-11 basketball phenom to be inconspicuous, but that’s exactly the approach Robert Upshaw has taken lately. And those around him say that’s good news for him and Washington. His first year with the Huskies has been somewhat rocky. He sat out the 2013-14 season after transferring from Fresno State, but

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May 27, 2014 at 3:59 PM

Big turnout for Isaiah Thomas tournament

Stopped by the Memorial Day Zeke-End basketball tournament hosted by Isaiah Thomas, the former Washington star. The three-day tourney at Tacoma’s Foss High drew hundreds of fans and several players from Tacoma, Seattle and surrounding communities. A few notable players who played included: Thomas, former UW standouts Tony Wroten Jr., Will Conroy and Abdul Gaddy, former Gonzaga…

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May 24, 2014 at 10:53 AM

Isaiah Thomas takes over Tacoma this weekend

It’s a busy time for Isaiah Thomas. The Sacramento Kings standout and former Washington star returned home to host a three-day basketball festival in Tacoma dubbed the Memorial Day Zeke-End basketball tournament. The event includes games, skills challenges and guest appearances from NBA players. The tournament, which is being held at Tacoma’s Foss High, began Saturday…

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May 23, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Andrew Andrews selected to Pac-12 team headed to China

Washington guard Andrew Andrews is one of 13 players who will participate on an all-star Pac-12 team that will play four games in China this summer. Andrews, who averaged 12.3 points and 3.9 rebounds last season as a sophomore, highlights a squad that features Washington State guard DaVonte Lacy, Utah forward Jordan Loveridge and Colorado…

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May 22, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Ahmaad Rorie picks Oregon over Washington

Flanked by his grandparents and high school coach, Ahmaad Rorie sat in front of friends and classmates inside the Lincoln High gymnasium. He reached underneath the table and dug into his backpack pulling out a bright yellow Oregon hat, which capped his three-week recruiting whirlwind. “Next year I’ll be playing at the University of…

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May 21, 2014 at 4:37 PM

Ahmaad Rorie will announce decision Thursday

Four-star prospect Ahmaad Rorie will announce his college decision 10 a.m. Thursday at Lincoln High. The announcement will end the recruiting derby for the 6-0 point guard who visited Oregon on Tuesday, Washington State last week and Washington weeks ago. He’s also considering Missouri and Wichita State. Rorie originally signed with California and was given his…

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