Washington Rumors & News

  • Top basketball recruit Michael Porter Jr. verbally commits to Washington

    Seattle Times "The Washington men’s basketball team landed the highest-ranked recruit in the history of the program when Michael Porter Jr., a five-star 2017 prospect, pledged to play for the Huskies." July 16

  • Garfield junior Jaylen Nowell commits to UW

    Seattle Times "Garfield junior Jaylen Nowell, a top-100 recruit in the class of 2017, committed to the University of Washington on Wednesday. “After thinking long and hard,” Nowell tweeted, “I am happy to announce that I will be staying home to attend and play for the UW.” At 6-5, 190 pounds. Nowell is a..." June 29

  • Three-star shooting guard Harold Baruti commits to UW men’s basketball

    Seattle Times "The Washington men’s basketball team added three-star shooting guard Harold Baruti to its incoming freshman class Monday, the university’s athletic department announced. Baruti, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard, played two years of high school basketball at Mountain Mission School in Grundy, Va. He..." June 28

  • Report: Marcus Lee visiting Washington after not committing to Cal

    The Score "After failing to commit to California, as he reportedly planned to do Tuesday, former Kentucky forward Marcus Lee is visiting Washington, sources told Evan Daniels of Scout. Lee, who averaged 6.4 points and six rebounds per game last season, will be forced to sit out next season " June 01

  • 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