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January 1, 2015 at 10:12 AM

Jahmel Taylor couldn’t crack rotation, leaves Washington

Washington sophomore guard Jahmel Taylor is transferring. (Photo credit: GoHuskies.com) Washington sophomore Jahmel Taylor is transferring, coach Lorenzo Romar said Thursday morning. “His attitude has been great and he’s been great all along,” Romar said. “It’s just that he wants to play. So we talked about it that’s what he’s going to do, he’s going to…

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December 22, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Washington moves up in rankings

Robert Upshaw and the Washington Huskies are ranked 13th in the Associated Press and USA Today/coaches polls. (Photo credit: Mason Kelley – GoHuskies.com) Keep winning. Keep climbing the rankings. That’s the scenario for the Huskies, which improved to 10-0 and moved up three spots in the Associated Press and USA Today/coaches polls to No. 13. Here’s a…

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Comments | More in News, Notes | Topics: AP poll, Coaches poll, RPI ratings

December 15, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Washington moves up in rankings and RPI ratings

Nigel Williams-Goss (5) and Robert Upshaw have led the Washington Huskies to an 8-0 start and a No. 16 ranking in the AP and USA Today/coaches polls. (Photo credit: Lindsey Wasson – Seattle Times.)   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…

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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

Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford and his bench watch the game slip away late in the second half of a game against SMU, Nov. 22, 2014, in Dallas. SMU won 77-68. (Photo credit: John F. Rhodes – AP) Maybe it’s taken longer than Jim Hayford and the Eastern Washington fans had hoped, but in his…

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December 11, 2014 at 11:12 AM

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

There was a time not so long ago when Washington men’s basketball games were routinely standing-room only events. (Photo credit: GoHuskies.com) 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…

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December 9, 2014 at 12:55 AM

Lorenzo Romar on UW being ranked: ‘It’s a lot of fun’

Washington coach Lorenzo Romar. (Photo credit: KIRO Radio) Here’s a few excepts from coach Lorenzo Romar during his weekly Monday radio show. (On San Diego State’s full-court press and trapping defense) “With Nigel Williams-Goss and Andrew Andrews back there you feel very confident about someone attempting to press you that you’re going to be OK. I…

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December 8, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Washington returns to top 25 men’s basketball rankings

Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar holds both arms up as Washington beats No. 13 San Diego State 49-36 on Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena. (Photo credit: Lindsey Wasson – Seattle Times) Washington makes it debut in the Associated Press and USA Today/coaches polls at No. 17. It’s the first time the Huskies have appeared in the…

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November 28, 2014 at 4:47 PM

JaQuori McLaughlin nears college decision

Peninsula High star guard JaQuori McLaughlin will make his college choice Saturday. (Photo credit: Jon Maley – Gateway) 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…

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November 28, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Washington included in loaded 2015 Battle 4 Atlantis tourney

Lorenzo Romar and the Washington Huskies will play in the 2015 Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. (Photo credit: Dean Rutz – Seattle Times) 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…

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