The McDonald’s All-American Game committee released its list of 492 nominees for the annual showcase that will be held April 1 at the United Center in Chicago. Four members of Washington’s 2015 recruiting class – Dejounte Murray, Matisse Thybulle, Marquese Chris and Devenir Duruisseau – are included on the list. The final rosters will be…More
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On the first day of the early signing period, Washington secured it’s second largest and one of its highest-ranked signing class in the Lorenzo Romar era. The Huskies cleaned up in locally while landing the state’s top two prospects Rainier Beach High’s Dejounte Murray and Eastside Catholic’s Matisse Thybulle. Washington also added former Rainier Beach star…More
Washington has assembled one of the best 2015 recruiting classes in the country, according to 24/7 Sports. The Huskies are ranked seventh behind No. 1 Arizona, Louisville, Duke, Ohio State and Syracuse. Scout.com lists the UW’s three recruits among its top 100. Dejounte Murray is 36th, Marquese Chriss 46th and David Crisp 95th. It appears…More
Marquese Chriss gave Washington fans and Husky coach Lorenzo Romar and assistant T.J. Otzelberger,who were seated along the baseline, a glimpse of what they might see when he joins UW next year. The 6-9 forward from Elk Grove, Calif., who stars for AAU team Dream Vision, flushed seven dunks during Day 3 last week at the Under…More
Washington incoming freshman Tristan Etienne is one of 12 players selected to play for the Canadian junior men’s national team. Last week, the 6-9 center from Abbotsford, British Columbian, was among 21 players who competed in a training camp for the national team. The Canadian team will compete in the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship at…More
After a dour start to the season, Washington is trending up recently. The Huskies (11-6) are 3-1 in the Pac-12 and tied for third-place in the conference standings.
After Sunday’s win over then-No.15 Colorado, they received a verbal commitment from Rainier Beach High senior point guard David Crisp, a 2015 prospect.
And Monday evening, Washington picked up another 2015 prospect – Marquese Chriss, a 6-8, 200-pound forward from Elk Grove, Calif.
— Marquese Chriss (@Quese33) January 14, 2014
After failing to land the bonanza 2013 class that he envisioned, coach Lorenzo Romar made a slight shift in recruiting strategy. Rather than wait until the final days for a handful of McDonald’s high school All-Americans, the Huskies are going to secure several top prospects early.
Landing Chriss is the latest example of UW’s new recruiting policy.More