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February 8, 2015 at 6:29 AM

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

  Darin Johnson has regained some of the confidence that made him valuable early in his Washington career. (AP photo) 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…

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February 4, 2015 at 10:45 PM

Three impressions: Oregon 78, Washington 74

Oregon’s Jordan Bell stands tall on defense against Washington’s Mike Anderson. The Ducks won 78-74 at Matthew Knight Arena on Feb. 4, 2015. (Photo credit: Thomas Boyd – The Oregonian) Needing a basket in the final seconds to tie or take the lead, Washington’s final possession ended with a turnover. The 78-74 loss at Oregon drops…

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October 9, 2014 at 4:57 PM

Video: Darin Johnson at Washington media day

[do action=”brightcove-video” videoid=”3831056746001″/] Sophomore guard Darin Johnson is one of several players vying to replace C.J. Wilcox, Washington’s leading scorer the past two years who was taken in the first round of the NBA draft this summer. Johnson averaged 5.9 points while shooting 35.9 percent from the field. He was accuracy dropped off on three-pointers, connecting on…

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July 29, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Mike Anderson stars in summer-league game

Washington guard Mike Anderson had a dazzling performance Monday night at the Northwest Collegiate Summer League. Anderson finished with 20 points and Darin Johnson added 13 while leading their team to a 75-69 win over a squad led by Seattle University standout Isiah Umipig. Anderson did a little bit of everything. During the opening seconds he knifed…

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January 3, 2014 at 7:06 PM

The One that got away

Freshman forward Aaron Gordon has helped Arizona to a No. 1 ranking and a 14-0 record. (Photo credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports)

Freshman forward Aaron Gordon has helped Arizona to a No. 1 ranking and a 14-0 record. (Photo credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports)

TUCSON, Ariz. – They were going to be stars for the Huskies.

At least that was the plan hashed out when Nigel Williams-Goss, Darin Johnson and Aaron Gordon visited Washington together on a recruiting trip last September.

Williams-Goss, the prototypical floor general, was going to zip passes to Johnson, the sweet-shooting wing, on the perimeter for three-pointers. And Williams-Goss was supposed to flip alley-oop lobs to Gordon, the crazy athletic forward, for highlight jams.

“That’s what you do on those trips,” Williams-Goss said. “You do kind of look into the future and say maybe we can do this or do that.

“But we all know we each have to make the best individual decision for ourselves.”

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December 4, 2013 at 4:15 PM

Video: Darin Johnson on San Diego State

[do action=”brightcove-video” videoid=”2894009642001″/] In the video (above), freshman guard Darin Johnson talks about Washington’s new defense, adjusting to college basketball and Sunday’s game at San Diego State. Last year Johnson and former Sheldon High teammates Dakarai Allen and D’Erryl Williams visited SDSU and considered committing to the Aztecs as a three-player package. Allen and Williams chose San…

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November 12, 2013 at 12:01 PM

Darin Johnson rises above Pac-12 freshmen in stellar debut

Guard Darin Johnson tries to make it past a line of Redhawks defense, including Jarell Flora, left, and William Powell (21) in the second half. (Lindsey Wasson – Seattle Times) If you were putting together a Pac-12 preseason all-freshman team (see below), it probably wouldn’t include Washington guard Darin Johnson. However, the 6-5 guard from Sacramento’s…

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November 10, 2013 at 11:18 PM

Video: Darin Johnson scores big in impressive debut

[do action=”brightcove-video” videoid=”2827150779001″/] After tallying 16 points in his college debut Sunday, freshman Darin Johnson admitted in the video (above) that he needed to overcome nerves that ruined last week’s exhibition performance. Johnson played a large role in Washington’s 88-78 season-opening win over Seattle University.  

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