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April 4, 2014 at 1:30 PM

A look back at some Final Four moments before Sunday’s 2014 semifinals (VIDEO)

The Final Four festivities are kicking off in Nashville. Washington coach Mike Neighbors is among the throng in attendance, staying true to his reputation as one of the more vibrant coaches at the event. His weekend started with hitting the stage with his guitar to play some country tunes and he’ll be honored Monday…

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March 31, 2014 at 8:50 AM

UW coach Mike Neighbors finalist for Maggie Dixon Rookie Coach of the Year award

Washington coach Mike Neighbors led the Huskies to a third consecutive 20-win season and postseason berth, playing at UTEP on Monday in the WNIT quarterfinals. Neighbors led UW to upsets against No. 6 Stanford and No. 24 California in his first season of continuing the overhaul to return Washington (20-13) to a…

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March 29, 2014 at 9:05 AM

Record crowd means Washington travels for WNIT quarterfinal matchup Monday

Using social-media, word-of-mouth and wins, UTEP broke an attendance record for the right to host a fourth consecutive Women’s National Invitation Tournament game at Don Haskins Center. UTEP (27-7) will play Washington (20-13) on Monday at 6pm PT. UTEP defeated Colorado 68-60 to advance. The Miners lowered tickets to $4 for students and topped…

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March 17, 2014 at 5:34 PM

TV Alert: Pac-12 Networks set to talk about conference NCAA tournament teams

The excitement of “Selection Monday” is over. ESPN unveiled the NCAA tournament field and Stanford supporters are hyped about the Cardinal (29-3) being a No. 2 seed. You can thank Washington for that. According to Carolayne Henry, the Division I women’s basketball committee chair,  Stanford’s one loss against an opponent with a low…

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0 Comments | More in Pac-12, TV Alert, Washington | Topics: Alysha Clark, Stanford, Tara VanDerveer

March 13, 2014 at 8:35 AM

Washington coach Mike Neighbors to Arkansas just speculation for now

Washington coach Mike Neighbors said he received plenty of text messages and phone calls immediately after Arkansas coach Tom Collen was fired on Friday. An Arkansas native, Neighbors said he hasn’t been contacted about the position despite his obvious connections to the school. When Neighbors was asked prior to practice Wednesday if he’d…

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0 Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Pac-12, Washington | Topics: mercedes wetmore, Mike Neighbors

March 5, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Washington star Kelsey Plum named Pac-12 freshman of the year by media, too

From the Pac-12: SEATTLE – A panel of Pac-12 women’s basketball media members who cover the league voted STANFORD SR F Chiney Ogwumike Pac-12 Player of the Year and Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year. Additionally, the panel selected WASHINGTON G Kelsey Plum Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and OREGON STATE head coach Scott Rueck…

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March 4, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Washington guard Kelsey Plum named Freshman of the Year

Seven times I’ve asked either Kelsey Plum or Washington coach Mike Neighbors how the guard felt about being named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week and seven times Plum has said, “I don’t care.” For a little spice, the seventh time, which happened to be a Pac-12 record for the weekly honor initiated in 2012-13,…

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March 2, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Pac-12 Networks (Washington) to air a UW encore Monday before tourney opener

Pac-12 Networks will re-air Washington’s 70-65 upset of No. 18 Cal on Monday at 12:30pm (PT) in Washington. Freshman G Kelsey Plum scored 22 points, including four key shots from the foul line in the waning minute, to seal the win. The Bears, however, played without floor-leader Brittany Boyd (knee). The…

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0 Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Pac-12, TV Alert, Washington | Topics: Cal, Kelsey Plum, mercedes wetmore

February 25, 2014 at 12:25 PM

Tournament seeding drama to air on Pac-12 Networks starting Thursday

The Pac-12 regular-season concludes this week with majority of its tournament positions undecided. No. 5 Stanford secured its 14th-consecutive regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the tournament set to play out at KeyArena from March 6-9. The rest? Well, No. 18 Cal should solidify the No. 2 seed this week,…

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February 22, 2014 at 10:45 AM

Postgame with UW guards Jazmine Davis, Kelsey Plum and Mercedes Wetmore (VIDEO)

Here’s a little bit of this and that with Washington’s star backcourt Jazmine Davis, Kelsey Plum and Mercedes Wetmore. You might think the giddiness is due to the 108-100 win against Oregon on Friday. It’s not. The trio, and entire team, are normally engaging after games — win or lose. It’s part…

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0 Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Video, Washington | Topics: Jazmine Davis, Kelsey Plum, mercedes wetmore

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