Washington releases top recruit Michael Porter Jr. from commitment
Associated Press | March 23, 2017 12:53 pm
Washington has released high school star Michael Porter Jr. from his national letter of intent. UW confirmed the decision Thursday, one day after new Huskies coach Mike Hopkins was formally introduced.
Plum leads Huskies into Sweet 16 matchup with Mississippi State
Associated Press | March 23, 2017 12:48 pm
Kelsey Plum, the most prolific scorer in NCAA women’s basketball history, hopes to extend her college career Friday when Washington faces Mississippi State in the Sweet 16.
With Michael Porter Jr., Huskies are learning why programs shouldn’t cater to one recruit
Danny O'Neil | March 23, 2017 11:02 am
The arrival of top recruit Michael Porter Jr. and his family in Washington was suspicious, a key reason why his de-commitment from UW after Lorenzo Romar’s firing isn’t surprising.
Mike Hopkins heads out on his own as new Huskies basketball coach
Associated Press | March 22, 2017 4:55 pm
New UW coach Mike Hopkins spoke Wednesday about his desire to be a creator for the Huskies rather than inheriting Syracuse’s job like he was in line to do after next season.
Huskies CB Sidney Jones expects to play in NFL as rookie in 2017 after surgery to repair Achilles
Brent Stecker | March 21, 2017 12:14 pm
Don’t count UW’s Sidney Jones out from playing in the NFL this year despite an Achilles injury. He tweeted his doctor expects him to be recovered by the end of the 2017 season.
Kelsey Plum scores 38 as Huskies race past Oklahoma 108-82, clinch Sweet 16
Associated Press | March 20, 2017 10:42 pm
Kelsey Plum and the third-seeded Huskies are going to the Sweet 16 in consecutive years for the first time in school history after dispatching No. 6 seed Oklahoma 108-82.
Brock Huard: UW’s pick of Mike Hopkins feels similar to Chris Petersen hiring
Eric Mandel | March 20, 2017 12:45 pm
After speaking with athletic director Jen Cohen and multiple college basketball analysts, 710 ESPN Seattle’s Brock Huard said he sees similarities between new UW basketball coach Mike Hopkins and Huskies football coach Chris Petersen.
UW hires Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins as head coach
Eric Mandel | March 19, 2017 9:02 am
Multiple reports indicate that the University of Washington will hire long-time Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins as the team’s next men’s basketball coach.
Kelsey Plum leads way as UW beats Montana State 91-63 in NCAA Tournament opener
Associated Press | March 18, 2017 8:26 pm
Kelsey Plum scored 17 of her 29 points in the second half and No. 3 seed Washington pulled away in the second half for a 91-63 win over Montana State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
College basketball experts, UW insiders react to Huskies’ firing of head coach Lorenzo Romar
Brent Stecker | March 16, 2017 12:16 pm
College basketball experts Doug Gottlieb of CBS and Seth Greenberg of ESPN and UW insiders Donald Watts, Jamal Williams and Brock Huard weigh in on Lorenzo Romar’s dismissal.