Washington Rumors & News

  • Report: Robert Upshaw could head to D-League after Washington dismissal

    The Score "Not willing to let his college resume to date and the draft combine determine his stock for the 2015 NBA Draft, Robert Upshaw could be on his way to the D-League. Upsahw was dismissed from Washington on Monday for an undisclosed violation of team rules. This isn't Upshaw's first bout of trouble..." January 28

  • UW dismisses Robert Upshaw

    ESPN.com "Washington Huskies junior 7-footer Robert Upshaw has been dismissed from the program for a violation of team rules, the school announced. "We wish Rob well as he moves forward in his life, and we will do our best to support him in the future," Washington coach Lorenzo Romar said in a..." January 27

  • Jernard Jarreau to miss 4-6 weeks due to knee injury

    Seattle Times "Jernard Jarreau re-injured his right knee last Saturday and will have arthroscopic surgery Friday morning. He’s expected to miss the next 4-6 weeks. Jarreau injured his knee during Washington’s 80-77 defeat to Washington State last Saturday. He left the game with less than three minutes..." January 16

  • Jermaine Haley, a four-star recruit out of Canada, backed off an early pledge to Washington on Sunday.

    Scout Hoops "Jermaine Haley and Washington parted ways on Sunday. Haley, a 6-foot-7 guard, had committed to Washington one day after the final July evaluation period. He decommitted on Sunday. The news was confirmed to Scout.com by DRIVE coach Pasha Bains. "Jermaine has to focus on his academics the next..." October 27

  • Malik Dime, Devenir Duruisseau commit to Washington

    UW Dawg Pound "The two newest commitments to the University of Washington had their picks announced within just minutes of each other, as forwards Malik Dime and Devin Duruisseau both have committed to the University of Washington. Dime has been on UW fans' radars for a while now. He was originally being..." October 20

  • Tristan Etienne leaves Washington

    Seattle Times "Freshman Tristan Etienne has left the Washington program citing personal reasons, the school announced Monday. The 6-9 forward from Abbotsford, B.C. will remain in school for the fall quarter and will not pursue a transfer at this time, UW said in a press release. “We are truly sorry to see..." October 08

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Jermaine Haley commits to Washington

    Seattle Times "In keeping with its new early-bird recruiting approach, Washington secured its first verbal commitment for the 2016 class when Canadian standout Jermaine Haley announced Monday afternoon he’s going to play for the Huskies. “It was the best fit for me,” the 6-7 point guard from Burnaby, British..." July 29

  • Dejounte Murray, 2015 Rainier Beach SG, commits to Washington

    UW Dawg Pound "Dejounte Murray upgrades the Class of 2015 recruiting class from a solid group with David Crisp and Marquese Chriss to a class that is one with the capabilities to put UW back on the map. Murray was a stud for Rainier Beach last season, averaging nearly a triple double. The fact that Murray..." June 03

  • Washington forward Desmond Simmons transferring to Saint Mary's

    CBSSports.com "Washington transfer Desmond Simmons has committed to Saint Mary's, sources told CBSSports.com. He will be immediately eligible next season. The 6-foot-7 forward averaged 5.2 points and 4.6 rebounds last season for the Huskies and should immediately bolster the Gaels' front line in the West..." May 01

  • Williams-Goss forgoing NBA Draft, will return to Washington

    CSN Northwest "After receiving encouraging feedback and deliberating for weeks, point guard Nigel Williams-Goss informs CSNNW.com that he has made what has been one of the most difficult decisions of his life: the freshman standout has elected not to enter the 2014 NBA Draft and will return to the University of..." April 14

  • Utah 67, Washington 61

    ProSportsDaily "Delon Wright had 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists as the Utes withstood a second-half rally by the Huskies in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. Jordan Loveridge collected 13 points and nine rebounds for No. 8 seed Utah (21-10), which advances to face..." March 13

  • Talks on to revive Zags vs. Huskies basketball rivalry

    Seattle Times "Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, made news by sponsoring a bill in the Washington state Legislature that would rekindle the Gonzaga-Washington basketball rivalry. But it may not require political action to get it going again. Sources have told the Times that talks between the two..." March 12

  • Washington 82, Southern California 75

    ProSportsDaily "C.J. Wilcox posted 24 points, eight rebounds and three steals in his final regular-season home game as the host Huskies used an early second-half surge to down the Trojans. Andrew Andrews scored 19 points and Shawn Kemp Jr. added 12 for Washington (17-14, 9-9 Pac-12), which won for the third..." March 09

  • Huskies can’t stop Jordan Adams, lose to UCLA

    Seattle Times "The Washington men’s basketball team threw away any momentum it might have had going into next week’s Pac-12 tournament. The Huskies’ sloppy ball handling and an inability to slow down hot-shooting UCLA guard Jordan Adams led to a disappointing 91-82 defeat Thursday in front of 6,894 at Alaska..." March 07

  • UCLA 91, Washington 82

    ProSportsDaily "Jordan Adams scored a career-high 31 points on 11-of-15 shooting as the visiting Bruins defeated the Huskies to clinch second place in the Pac-12. Zach LaVine scored 14 points and Kyle Anderson added 12 points, nine rebounds and five assists for UCLA (23-7, 12-5). Bryce Alford also had 12..." March 07

  • Washington 72, Washington St. 49

    ProSportsDaily "Freshman guard Nigel Williams-Goss scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds as the Huskies pulled away from the visiting Cougars. Andrew Andrews contributed 16 points, nine rebounds and four assists as Washington (16-13, 8-8 Pac-12) won for the sixth time in seven games at home in..." March 01

  • Arizona shows it’s still the big dog in men’s hoops

    Salt Lake Tribune "The whispers began with Brandon Ashley going down for the season with a foot injury. Those whispers turned to chatter as Arizona struggled with teams like Oregon and Oregon State — at the friendly confines of the McKale Center, no less. They turned into roars with an offensively challenged loss at..." February 25

  • Washington 86, Oregon St. 62

    ProSportsDaily "C.J. Wilcox scored 23 points to lead six players in double figures as the Huskies rolled over the Beavers to snap a seven-game road losing streak. Andrew Andrews contributed 15 points and Nigel Williams-Goss registered 14 points and 10 assists as Washington (15-13, 7-8 Pac-12) shot 57.4 percent..." February 23

  • Sleepwalking Huskies need mental toughness wake-up call

    Tacoma News Tribune "The crowd seemed subdued at the start, perhaps because those who usually populate the “Dawg Pack” student section at Washington games were put off by a Saturday tipoff scheduled for the crack of noon. But that hardly explains why the UW men’s basketball team, after a terrific start, repeatedly..." February 18

  • Huskies can’t escape trampling by Buffaloes

    Tacoma News Tribune "Greeted by thorough domination in all its forms, the Washington Huskies were all but run out of the Coors Events Center by the Colorado Buffaloes on Sunday night. Just as well. After the way the Buffaloes started this game, the Huskies couldn’t get out of Boulder fast enough. The Huskies..." February 11

  • Utes hold off Huskies, 78-69, in Salt Lake

    Tacoma News Tribune "Utah guard Delon Wright dribbled all by himself, a byproduct of Washington’s unintentional charity, finishing his rimward excursion with an easy, two-handed dunk that had everybody in the Huntsman Center standing. That dunk didn’t end the game, but it might as well have. It did provide an..." February 07

  • UW men’s basketball holds off Oregon, 80-76

    Seattle Times "Rather than go for an offensive rebound, Andrew Andrews admitted he began backpedaling downcourt after C.J. Wilcox released a three-pointer 22 feet away from the basket. “Every time he shoots I think it’s going in, and sometimes I’ll get in trouble because he’ll shoot and I’ll just watch the..." January 24

  • Former Washington guard Hikeem Stewart lands at Kentucky Wesleyan

    College Basketball Talk "Through five games this season guard Hikeem Stewart didn’t see much playing time at Washington, playing a total of 22 minutes with five of his six shot attempts and all five points scored coming in one game (a win over Eastern Washington). With the trio of Andrew Andrews, C.J. Wilcox and Nigel..." January 17