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December 15, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Washington moves up in rankings and RPI ratings

  The Huskies (8-0) moved up one spot to No. 16 in the Associated Press and USA Today/coaches polls. Here’s a look at the AP poll, which includes Arizona (3) and Utah (14). The USA Today/coaches poll is identical as it pertains to the Pac-12. Following Sunday’s 81-77 win over Eastern, the Huskies made a much bigger…

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Comments | More in News, Notes | Topics: AP poll, Coaches poll, Ken Pomeroy

December 12, 2014 at 9:52 PM

Jim Hayford and Eastern Washington are finally rolling

Maybe it’s taken longer than Jim Hayford and the Eastern Washington fans had hoped, but in his fourth season with the Eagles they’re finally looking like a team that can challenge for the Big Sky conference title and make its second ever trip to the NCAA tournament in March. Their over Big Dance appearance…

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Comments | More in Links, News, Notes | Topics: Beau Baldwin, Bill Chaves, Eastern Washington

December 11, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Will Washington men’s basketball fans return to Alaska Airlines Arena?

Our story for Thursday’s newspaper touched on the slumping attendance at Alaska Airlines Arena despite the unexpected success of the 17th-ranked Huskies. Here’s a look at the declining average attendance at Washington home games the past five seasons. Season Games Average 2010-11 16 9,650 2011-12 20 8,765 2012-13 18 7,937 2013-14 18 6,582 2014-15 2 4,548 Obviously, the 2014-15 average is a small sample size given UW has played just two games. However,…

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November 28, 2014 at 4:47 PM

JaQuori McLaughlin nears college decision

JaQuori McLaughlin, a standout 2016 basketball prospect, will announce his college choice Saturday. The 6-3, 170-pound shooting guard from Gig Harbor gave a verbal commitment to Oregon State before re-opening his recruitment when the Beavers fired coach Craig Robinson. McLaughlin will choose between Washington, Arizona and Oregon. He also considered Washington State, Boise State and Memphis. McLaughlin,…

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Comments | More in News, Notes, Recruiting | Topics: JaQuori McLaughlin

November 28, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Washington included in loaded 2015 Battle 4 Atlantis tourney

Washington will play in the 2015 Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas during Thanksgiving week. The eight-team tournament played layed Nov. 25-27 at Imperial Arena inside the Atlantis, Paradise Island resort also includes: Gonzaga, Syracuse, Michigan, Texas, Texas A&M, Connecticut and Charlotte. “This tournament is a great opportunity for our team to get some NCAA Tournament-like…

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November 28, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Robert Upshaw sets new Washington blocks record

Well that didn’t take long. In his fourth game, Robert Upshaw broke Washington’s single-game blocks record and his fast start indicates the sophomore center will eventually own the school’s single-season and career records as well. Upshaw was originally credited with seven blocks during the Huskies’ 78-56 win over San Jose State on Friday in the DirecTV Wooden…

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November 14, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Gilles Dierickx out 6-8 weeks with foot injury

Washington junior Gilles Dierickx will miss the next 6-8 weeks due to a stress fracture in his right foot. The 7-0 center who hails from Ghent, Belgium is at the start of his second year with the Huskies after transferring form Florida International. He averaged just 0.2 points and 0.7 rebounds while appearing in 14…

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