Washington Rumors & News

  • 4-star guard Daejon Davis decommits from Washington

    College Spun "2017 Nine Mile Falls (WA) combo guard Daejon Davis, rated as the No. 38 overall player and No. 3 combo guard in the country by 247 Sports, announced his decision to decommit from Washington Friday morning. Something changed since giving his pledge in August of 2015. " April 15

  • Washington freshmen Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray declaring for NBA draft, hiring agents

    Pro Basketball Talk "A new rule allows players to declare for the NBA draft and withdraw within 10 days of the combine. Washington’s Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray aren’t taking advantage of it." March 25

  • Washington’s Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss declare for NBA draft

    Seattle Times "Less than two days after finishing their season, Washington freshmen Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss effectively ended their college basketball careers. Both released tweets Wednesday afternoon announcing they’ll enter the NBA draft this summer. The Huskies said Murray and Chriss plan to..." March 24

  • San Diego State 93, Washington 78

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Winston Shepard had 20 points and 10 rebounds, helping second-seeded San Diego State beat third-seeded Washington 93-78 Monday night in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament at Viejas Arena in San Diego. Sophomore guard Trey Kell scored 16 points for San Diego..." March 22

  • Washington 107, Long Beach State 102

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dejounte Murray had 30 points and nine rebounds to help Washington post a high-octane 107-102 victory over Long Beach State on Tuesday in the first round of the NIT at Seattle. Freshman forward Marquese Chriss added 27 points and 11 rebounds for the third-seeded Huskies..." March 16

  • Boucher leads No. 8 Oregon past Washington

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Chris Boucher is your basic matchup nightmare. The Oregon senior is 6 feet 10, 190 pounds, with the long arms of an elite shot-blocker and the shooting touch of a wing. He had it all on display eighth-ranked Oregon held off Washington 83-77 in the Pac-12 Tournament..." March 10

  • Washington 91, Stanford 68

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dejounte Murray scored 25 points and senior guard Andrew Andrews just missed a triple-double in Washington's 91-68 win over Stanford in an opening-round game of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Andrews finished with 14 points, nine assists and nine rebounds to..." March 09

  • Washington 99, Washington State 91

    The Sports Xchange "Washington senior guard Andrew Andrews scored a career-high 47 points, fueling the Huskies' 99-91 win over Washington State on Wednesday night in Seattle. Andrews hit five 3-pointers and made 16 of 17 free-throw attempts on Senior Night. He also grabbed six rebounds and handed out four..." March 03

  • No. 13 Oregon stays unbeaten at home

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon capped off a perfect season at home Sunday. Now the Ducks have to hit the road to try to wrap up just the second Pac-12 Conference championship in school history. No. 13 Oregon moved back into sole possession of first place in the Pac-12 with an 86-73 win over..." February 28

  • Oregon State 82, Washington 81

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Stephen Thompson Jr. made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Oregon State a dramatic 82-81 victory over Washington on Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Thompson scored 18 points for Oregon State (16-10, 7-8 Pac-12 Conference). Freshman forward Drew Eubanks had..." February 25

  • Washington 64, Stanford 53

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dejounte Murray had 25 points and nine rebounds to lead Washington to a 64-53 victory over visiting Stanford on Saturday evening at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Freshman forward Marquese Chriss scored 11 points for Washington (16-11, 8-7 Pac-12). Junior forward Malik Dime..." February 20

  • California 78, Washington 75

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Jaylen Brown scored 23 points as California delivered a rare road victory, holding on for a 78-75 victory over Washington on Thursday in Pac-12 play at Seattle. Junior guard Jordan Mathews and senior guard Tyrone Wallace had 18 points apiece as the Golden Bears (18-8, 8-5)..." February 19

  • Colorado 81, Washington 80

    The Sports Xchange "Colorado built double-figure leads in each half Saturday, but had to hold off a furious Washington run to secure an 81-80 Pac-12 Conference win at Coors Events Center in Boulder, Colo. The Buffaloes (19-7, 8-5 Pac-12) owned a 17-point lead 15 minutes into the game and still possessed a..." February 13

  • Huskies forward Marquese Chriss has fractured wrist, out at least 3-4 weeks

    Seattle Times "Washington freshman forward Marquese Chriss fractured his right wrist during a workout and will not be able to participate when Huskies begin practice Saturday. Coach Lorenzo Romar didn’t give a definitive timetable on his return, but expects Chriss to miss at least 3-4 weeks. Romar is..." October 05

  • Quevyn Winters not returning to Washington

    Seattle Times "Quevyn Winters, a reserve guard last season, will not return to the Washington men’s basketball team and plans to end his college career. The latest news from the Huskies continues a transitional offseason for a team that’s lost six players from last season’s team due to reasons other than..." August 31

  • Lakeside junior Daejon Davis verbally commits to Huskies

    Seattle Times "After securing a verbal commitment last week from one of the nation’s top 2016 prospects, the Huskies received more good news when Lakeside junior Daejon Davis said he plans to play basketball at Washington. “I am excited and blessed to announce I will be attending the University of Washington,..." August 25

  • 5-star recruit Markelle Fultz picks Washington over Kentucky, others

    SB Nation "Markelle Fultz is headed to Washington. The five-star guard from Maryland announced his decision at the Under Armour Elite 24 camp on Friday night, picking the Huskies over Kentucky, Arizona, Maryland and Louisville. The announcement caps a wild ride to stardom for Fultz. Just two years ago, he..." August 23

  • Jontay Porter, power forward prospect in 2018 class, announces commitment to Huskies

    Tacoma News Tribune "More than two years remain until members of the 2018 basketball recruiting class will be able to sign binding, national letters of intent, so the oral commitment of Jontay Porter to Washington is going to have to withstand the test of time before he’ll actually be a Husky. Porter, a 6-foot-8..." August 04

  • Report: Four-star JaQuori McLaughlin decommits from Washington

    SI "Four-star 2016 point guard JaQuori McLaughlin has decommitted from Washington, his high school coach told Eric Bossi of Rivals. McLaughlin verbally committed to the Huskies in November. He had previously gave a verbal commitment to Oregon State before decommitting after the Beavers fired coach..." May 19

  • Tulane adds Washington transfer, former McDonogh 35 standout Jernard Jarreau

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The makeup of Tulane basketball continues to change as former McDonogh 35 big man Jernard Jarreau is coming home to play his final two seasons of college basketball. The former Washington big man will transfer to Tulane just days after announcing he had planned to head to Oklahoma State. "At..." May 11

  • Former Washington F Jernard Jarreau to transfer to Oklahoma State, according to report

    Tulsa World "So many Oklahoma State losses in the final quarter of last season played out in similar fashion: Overwhelming, backbreaking offensive rebounds and preventable baskets by the opponent. Here in early May, it appears Oklahoma State has added a veteran post player into the mix to try and..." May 06

  • Report: Washington Star G Nigel Williams-Goss Is Transferring To Gonzaga

    College Spun "Nigel Williams-Goss, a rising junior guard for the Washington Huskies, will be transferring to Gonzaga, according to a report by ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman. Williams-Goss, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound guard, had a sensational sophomore season for the Huskies, averaging 15.6 points, 5.9 assists and 4.7..." May 03

  • Jernard Jarreau leaving Washington

    Seattle Times "The turnstile at Washington continues to spin. On the day the Huskies welcomed Hazen High star Dominic Green, they said goodbye to Jernard Jarreau who was granted his release. The fourth-year junior, who redshirted his first season with the Huskies and is expected to graduate this summer, will..." April 28

  • Washington gets commitment from Hazen High School star Dominic Green

    Seattle Times "Once Dominic Green secured his release from the scholarship he signed last November with Arizona State, the record-breaking Hazen High star knew he wanted to continue his basketball career close to home. After an informal visit to Washington last week, the 6-foot-7 small forward became..." April 27

  • Porter Sr. turns down Washington offer, stays at MU

    Columbia Daily Tribune "Missouri women’s basketball assistant Michael Porter Sr. turned down an offer to join the Washington men’s basketball staff. Porter’s decision to remain at MU will keep one of the nation’s top boys prospects in town, too. Michael Porter Jr. just completed his sophomore season at Tolton and is a..." April 15

  • Two more Washington players granted releases from scholarships

    College Basketball Talk "Starting point guard Nigel Williams-Goss won’t be the only player leaving the Washington program this spring. As first reported by Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com, guard Darin Johnson and center Gilles Dierickx have also been granted a release from their scholarships and will be transferring. Like..." April 11

  • Reports: Nigel Williams-Goss transferring from Washington

    Seattle Times "Multiple reports say guard Nigel Williams-Goss is leaving Washington and considering transferring to another Division I school. The 6-3 sophomore who led the Huskies in points (15.6 scoring average) and assists (5.9 per game) contemplated an early departure to the NBA last year and was..." April 09

  • 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 "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 "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

    CBS Sports "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

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