Family ties to Seattle a big part of Mike Hopkins’ decision to become Huskies head coach
Brent Stecker | March 25, 2017 6:00 am
Mike Hopkins may have spent over 20 years as an assistant coach at Syracuse, but it was family ties to Seattle that helped him decide to take the Huskies’ head coaching position.
Teaira McCowan’s 26 helps Miss St top Huskies 75-64
Associated Press | March 24, 2017 7:22 pm
Teaira McCowan scored 20 of her career-high 26 points in the fourth quarter, and Mississippi State defeated Washington 75-64 to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time.
New Huskies coach Mike Hopkins on meeting with Michael Porter Jr’s family, what drew him to UW
Brent Stecker | March 24, 2017 4:33 pm
Mike Hopkins, the new UW men’s basketball coach, discussed his conversations with Michael Porter Jr.’s family and much more on “Bob, Groz and Tom” Friday.
‘Brock and Salk’ impressed by new UW basketball coach Mike Hopkins’ handling of Michael Porter Jr drama
Eric Mandel | March 24, 2017 6:00 am
Brock Huard and Mike Salk applaud new Washington men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins for not falling into the weeds of the Michael Porter Jr. drama.
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.