Washington Huskies News for March 6, 2014
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Second-half turnovers doom Washington

Washington scored enough points Thursday night to beat UCLA, especially at home with a late-arriving crowd of 6,894 at Alaska Airlines Arena ready to explode. The Huskies gave the enthusiastic crowd reasons to cheer during an entertaining first half, in which both teams shot better than 48 percent from the field. Washington led 45-41 at the break, but its porous defense was an ominous sign. The defense got progressively worse in the second half and the Huskies didn't make things easy on themsel

Huskies exit early with loss to utah

The Utes entered the Pac-12 women’s tournament open-round game having lost eight of its final nine games compared to the Huskies’ splashy win against No. 18 California on the road to end the regular season. But Rodriguez, with a shiner on her right eye, had enough sight to send passes in

Video: UW players after 91-82 loss to UCLA

Here's video of the postgame interview with C.J. Wilcox and Nigel Williams-Goss following Washington's 91-82 loss to UCLA.

Adams' career-high 31 too much for Washington, Bruins win 91-82...

Pretty pictures within! The game was entertaining for fans for 36 minutes. It was high-scoring, both teams were hitting big shots and it was tight. Neither the Washington Huskies nor the UCLA Bruins could grab a firm hold on the lead. The lead actually changed hands more than 20 times throughout the course of the game. UCLA proved why it belongs in the NCAA Tournament while Washington proved that it belongs fighting for a spot in the NIT, and the Bruins walked out of Hec Ed with a 91-82 victory.

Pregame celebrations becoming an event

The traditional tunnel is still made for the starters to run through. But these days, there’s a designated stop at the end. There, the player greets a teammate with a series of gestures that varies from mimicking primping in a mirror to spinning chest bumps.

Huskies can't stop UCLA [$]

Jordan Adams matched his season-high with 31 points, as the UCLA Bruins pulled away from Washington in the second half en route to a 91-82 win over the Huskies Thursday night at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Huskies can’t stop Jordan Adams, lose to UCLA

The Washington men’s basketball team never found a defensive answer against Adams as UCLA beat Washington 91-82 Thursday night in front of 6,894 at Alaska Airlines Arena that stopped the momentum the Huskies had heading into next week’s Pac-12 tournament.

USC, Colorado win early Pac-12 women’s tournament games

USC overcomes poor free-throw shooting to beat Arizona, 59-54. Colorado got 33 points from sisters Brittany and Ashley Wilson to beat UCLA, 76-65.

Huskies take a look at Shaq Thompson on offense

Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson ran some plays with the Huskies offense on Thursday as a running back. “I think we gotta try to get our playmakers the ball,” said linebackers coach Bob Gregory.

Practice Spotlight - Day Two [$]

SEATTLE - On Thursday there was more talk about the passion, more talk about the details, the things that the current Washington players have said when asked to compare Chris Petersen’s new regime at Washington and the previous staff under current USC Head Coach Steve Sarkisian’s. And it’s not just coming from those that were seemingly left in the wind to twist.

GameCenter: UCLA at UW

With only two games left in the regular season, the Huskies cannot afford another loss if they have any chance at an at-large berth to the NCAA Tournament. Join Percy Allen's pregame chat at 5:30 before the game starts at 6.

Videos: UW's Andrew Hudson, Marcus Peters after Thursday's practi...

UW defensive end Andrew Hudson after Thursday's practice: Cornerback Marcus Peters:

UW's Lincoln Kennedy, Greg Lewis nominated for College Football...

Former Washington stars Lincoln Kennedy and Greg Lewis have been nominated for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation announced Thursday. Kennedy, an offensive tackle from 1991-94, was a member of UW's 1991 national championship team and the only Pac-10 player in 1992 to be named a unanimous All-American. He was part of three consecutive Pac-10 titles and three Rose Bowl berths, and twice won the Morris Trophy as conference’s best offensive lineman. H

Photo Gallery - Day Two [$]

SEATTLE - Dawgman.com's Kim Grinolds was at the Dempsey Indoor Facility Thursday to watch the Huskies get back at it during Day Two of UW Spring Football. He produced a photo gallery of the day's events.

Guess the UW Score contest: UCLA

There's no bigger supporter of Husky hoops on this blog than sequimdawgbob, who practically nailed last Friday's Guess the UW Score contest. He wrote: "I'm thinkin' a big spread but I don't think the Cougs will get 60. Dawgs 73 - 51. Crunch 'em Mighty Dawgs!" Washington clobbered cross-state rival Washington State 72-49. Great job Mighty SDB. Please contact me via email (pallen@seattletimes.com) or Twitter to claim your prize. FYI: Time is running out to redeem prizes. If I owe you a hot d

Player Interviews: Day Two [$]

SEATTLE - Day Two of Spring Football was all about the defense, so Dawgman.com took time to talk to as many players and coaches as we could find. Here are interviews with Bob Gregory, Andrew Hudson, Hauoli Kikaha, Marcus Peters, Joe Mathis, and Trevor Walker, and they give us the defensive perspective on UW Football.

Shaq Thompson 'a monster' in the backfield for UW

It was only one day and one drill, and only a handful of handoffs, but the buzz is building around Shaq Thompson's return to the backfield.

Dot...Dot...Dawg (3/6)

Fresh news from practice, coaches reach out to the media and continued worries about the players who aren't on the field. Fish! Pony! Hip, hip hop. Hip hop anonymous? Damn you! You gave him the easy ones! UW Football's Instagram page gave us this look at Troy Williams at practice yesterday, whom many expect to be Washington's starter by the end of fall camp. Ted Miller ponders what Chris Petersen's first spring practices will tell him about his new squad. Chris Petersen appeared on ESPN

Practice Video - Day Two [$]

SEATTLE - We were able to capture some video from Day Two of Washington's spring practice, and included is some work by Shaq Thompson at running back, as well as the defensive backs getting after it and the quarterbacks working out with the running backs.

DawgmanRadio: Day Two of Spring [$]

SEATTLE - Kim Grinolds and Chris Fetters of Dawgman.com wrapped up Day Two of spring football with another DawgmanRadio podcast - this one focusing on the improvement from Tuesday to Thursday, as well as the storylines of the day - who was there, who wasn't, who stood out, and what to expect going forward.

Practice Report - Day Two [$]

SEATTLE - Day Two of Washington’s Spring Ball was much like Day One; it was inside and it was all business. There were some minor wrinkles, but the two-hour-plus workout retained much of the same flavor of Tuesday’s practice.

Hype Girls headed to the Pac-12 tournament at KeyArena

WNBA star Tamika Catchings remembers it starting for her in high school. Splitting time between Stephenson HS in Illinois and Duncanville HS in Texas due to her parent's divorce, the popular thing before her basketball games would be for her team to surround each other, run through a couple of

UW spring practice notes: Young quarterbacks settle in

The Huskies just wrapped up their second practice of the spring season inside the Dempsey Indoor Center, another 2-hour, 15-minute workout. Like Tuesday, players were in helmets only, no pads, and save for the three 11-on-11 team drills, much of the morning was spent on positional teaching drills in a quiet setting. Music played less than half the time, and only for team drills. Some news, notes and observations: Junior linebacker Shaq Thompson participated in one drill with the running backs,

Live chat with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott at noon today

Live chat with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott at noon today

Scouting report: UCLA

Scouting report: UCLA Game info: 6 p.m. Thursday at Alaska Airlines Arena (10, 000 capacity). TV: ESPN2 (Dave Pasch and Bill Walton). Radio: KJR 950 AM (Bob Rondeau and Jason Hamilton). Record: 22-7, 11-7 Pac-12 (second). Stats/schedule: Click here. Game notes: UCLA and Washington. Coach: In his first year with the Bruins, Steve Alford is a Pac-12 Coach of the Year candidate because he's steadied a program that had veered off course in terms of off-the-court issues and failed to meet the high e

Live chat with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott ... at noon

Larry Scott has been commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference since 2009. In his first two years on the job, he led the conference through expansion for the first time since 1978 by adding Colorado and Utah and creating a football championship game for the first time in conference history. His other big initiatives as commissioner have included: securing equal revenue sharing for the first time ever, and delivering a landmark media rights agreement with ESPN and Fox that has dramatically increased

Two Huskies Nominated for College Football Hall of Fame

The National Football Foundation has nominated two beloved Dawgs for this year's hall of fame class. According to their press release, the NFF claims that nearly 5 million individuals have played in organized college football and, of them, less than 1,000 are hall of famers.  This year, two Husky Legends have the opportunity to join their ranks. Former UW running back Greg Lewis and offensive lineman Lincoln Kennedy have been nominated by the NFF for induction into this year's College Football

TV Alert: Pac-12 Networks airs tourney games starting at noon...

%%%c7ef11c5d978a835bab7594d235522b6%%%Washington State junior G Tia Presley has been working the phones since she realized she'd actually make it through her first Pac-12 season healthy and able to play in the conference tournament. A Spokane native, her family recently moved back East and hasn't re

And the Pac-12 award goes to ...

We’re counting down the end of the Pac-12 season with a daily look at each of the postseason awards. Today: Defensive Player of the Year DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR Jordan Bachynski, Sr. Arizona State: No single player impacts the game on the defensive end like the 7-2 center who has blocked three shots near the buzzer to prevent an overtime or secure a win. He leads the nation with 128 blocks (4.2 per game). He also blocks one out every 10.2 opponent's two-point field goal attempts. Arizona S

Morning links: Andrew Andrews, Huskies streaking at right time...

When asked last week if benching Andrew Andrews in the second half of the Stanford game was the impetus to his turnaround, coach Lorenzo Romar said: “I don’t know about that. I think more than anything – and not just him – but guys have become more comfortable with their roles.” That's probably true. But something clicked for Andrews after five scoreless minutes against Stanford. Before that game he was mired in shooting/scoring slump that included a 1-for-12 outing at Utah followed by a 3-for-

Seattle U set for regular-season finale at Connolly Center, WAC...

%%%6a36834d0dac696b086dd713a219d40a%%%Seattle U concludes its regular-season with two games this week. SU (13-14, 8-6 WAC) hosts Kansas City on Thursday and Chicago State on Saturday. The latter will mark Senior Day for forwards Kacie Sowell and Ashley Ward and G Sylvia Shephard. A ceremony will be

Huskies reach out to Aaron [$]

Washington is one of the schools that recently reached out to wide receiver Austin Aaron

Dublanko talks UW [$]

2016 recruit Joel Dublanko visited Washington not long ago and discussed the Huskies and where they stand.

Broadus has surprise Pac-12 interest

The consensus thinking when it comes to Cordell Broadus is that he will end up at either USC or UCLA since both programs have been discussed at length in his recruitment.

Aaron serious about SEC

Austin Aaron is serious about Florida, so much so that he plans to spend his own money to fly to the East Coast this summer to check out the school.

Paulo breaks down early recruiting

Darrin Paulo was one of the best-looking prospects at the RCS Northern California and a couple offers are already on the table.

Johnson talks Texas offer

Kirk Johnson has always liked Texas a lot especially since his father, Johnnie, played there. After he received an offer from the Longhorns in recent days things got even more real.

Morning links: Spring practice No. 2 for the Huskies today

Washington's second spring practice begins at 8 a.m. today at Dempsey Indoor Center. Defensive players and defensive coaches are scheduled to be available for interviews afterward, and we'll have the usual updates, practices notes and videos here as quickly as my fingers will type and as quickly as my iPhone will upload the videos. I forgot to mention this on Tuesday, but outside linebacker Shaq Thompson did not take any reps as a running back, as Chris Petersen hinted Monday might happen. I'

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