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February 19, 2015 at 11:31 AM

Huskies hoops links: Ernie Kent knows Lorenzo Romar’s pain

During an interview with the Spokesman-Review, Washington State coach Ernie Kent expressed empathy toward Washington coach Lorenzo Romar. Kent said: “That’s his alma mater and he has a tremendous amount of love, respect, a connection to it very similar to what I had at Oregon. But at Oregon, and I don’t know if he…


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February 18, 2015 at 11:25 AM

Huskies hoops links: Next year’s forecast improved, not great for Washington

There’s still three weeks left in the 2014-15 college basketball regular season, but Jon Gold at the Arizona Daily Star takes a look at next season’s Pac-12 race. The forecast is somewhat promising for Washington, which is currently 11th in the conference standings. Gold projects the Huskies will finish eighth in the Pac-12, which isn’t…


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February 13, 2015 at 10:29 AM

Huskies hoops links: Is time running out on Lorenzo Romar?

Jerry Brewer pretty much sums up the thoughts of many Huskies fans and particularly Lorenzo Romar supporters in today’s column. Brewer writes: “I have a soft spot, maybe even a weak spot. The Washington men’s basketball coach, whose job security is getting as thin as actress Rooney Mara, epitomizes the class and integrity a college…


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February 12, 2015 at 9:41 AM

Huskies hoops links: What happened to Washington?

The absence of 7-foot center Robert Upshaw and 6-10 forward Jernard Jarreau is the most popular narrative to explain how Washington went from 11-0 and a No. 13 national ranking to 14-9 and seemingly spiraling out of control in just six weeks. Truth be told, signs of the Huskies’ demise were present long before Jarreau…


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February 11, 2015 at 6:12 AM

Huskies hoops links: UW can learn from 2013-14 Oregon team

A year ago, Oregon was 3-8 in the Pac-12 standings before winning seven of their final eight regular-season games.  The Ducks finished fourth in the conference with a 10-8 record and received the fourth seed in the Pac-12 Tournament, which included a first-round bye. Oregon went 1-1 in Las Vegas before bowing out in the…


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February 10, 2015 at 6:03 AM

Huskies hoops links: Pac-12 may send two teams to NCAA tournament

With four weeks remaining in the regular season, Pac-12 co-leaders Arizona (20-3, 8-2) and Utah (18-4, 8-2) are practically guaranteed at least at-large berths in the NCAA tournament. It remains to be seen if the conference sends anyone else to the Big Dance. ESPN’s bracket guru Joe Lunardi includes three Pac-12 teams in his projections:…


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February 9, 2015 at 6:15 AM

Huskies hoops links: UW’s five-game losing streak ties for longest in Lorenzo Romar era

Lorenzo Romar was hopping mad at times during Washington’s 64-50 loss at Oregon State on Sunday. The UW coach expressed frustration with the officials, but mostly he directed his anger towards the Huskies who were beaten in just about every way that mattered in front of 9,114 at Gill Coliseum. It was Washington’s fifth straight defeat,…


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February 8, 2015 at 6:29 AM

Huskies hoops links: Darin Johnson giving UW a spark off bench

  These are desperate times for Washington, which started the season 11-0 but is now 11th in the Pac-12 standings. The Huskies (14-8, 3-7) need all the help they can get, and the more Darin Johnson produces off the bench, the better their chances of resurrecting postseason aspirations. He’s tallied 10, eight and 11 points respectively…


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February 7, 2015 at 5:37 AM

Huskies hoops links: Pac-12 teams polishing up postseason resumes

Seems strange to include Washington in NCAA tournament conversations when the Huskies are in 11th place in the Pac-12. However, the Huskies (14-8, 3-7) are still clinging to postseason hopes despite a 3-8 record in the past 11 games. Here’s a look at the conference front runners to nab a postseason spot. SATURDAY MORNING LINKS: — Arizona…


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