Stories tagged: Lorenzo Romar
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017, 4:50 P.M.
Huskies get the message before dismantling Oregon State
It isn’t uncommon for the Washington Huskies to hold a team meeting the night before a game. Usually, coach Lorenzo Romar says, those sessions focus on the opponent.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 11:18 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Nigel Wiliams-Goss lets his steady play do the talking
Gonzaga had another memorable evening in The Kennel, roughing up Washington 98-71 in the first nontournament showing between the cross-state rivals in a decade.
SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016, 1:54 P.M.
Larry Stone: Washington basketball coach’s pursuit of prep star raises eyebrows
Michael Porter Jr. sounds like a great kid-polite and well-spoken, with a strong support system at home. He’s a 4.0 student, home schooled until the eighth grade (like his seven …
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016, 8:34 P.M.
Washington hires Michael Porter as assistant men’s basketball coach
The father of one of the nation’s top basketball recruits in the 2017 class has joined Washington’s coaching staff as an assistant.
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016, 7:29 P.M.
Romar reprimanded by Pac-12 for comments after Huskies loss
Washington coach Lorenzo Romar was reprimanded Friday by the Pac-12 Conference for comments he made after the Huskies’ last-second loss to Oregon State, but he said he felt the need …
TUESDAY, FEB. 9, 2016, 3:05 P.M.
Dubious record: Washington may see most players foul out
Along with a renewed excitement around the surprising success this season for Washington has come a soundtrack.
FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2016, 6:49 P.M.
WSU, Washington men’s basketball coaches will bump into each other again
Prior to the game, coaches Ernie Kent and Lorenzo Romar spotted each other, shared a hug and chatted about the players who were getting ready to tip off.
FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015
Area roundup: Huskies hire Will Conroy as assistant men’s basketball coach
Washington coach Lorenzo Romar has dipped into the pool of former players and hired Will Conroy as his new assistant basketball coach. Washington announced the hiring Thursday. Conroy, a Seattle …
TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015
UW men’s basketball coach Lorenzo Romar says Huskies will affirm his confidence
SEATTLE – The nation’s No. 13-ranked men’s college basketball team took the floor against Tulane on Dec. 22 and won, unimpressively, by a score of 66-57. No matter. A win …
SUNDAY, FEB. 22, 2015
Cougars men expect to face quicker Huskies team tonight in Pullman
PULLMAN – Since Washington State beat Washington in Pac-12 men’s basketball in Seattle two months ago, the Huskies have seen their NCAA tournament hopes flushed, booted their best player and …
MONDAY, FEB. 16, 2015
ASU’s Blakes pops off and goes off
Slowed by foul trouble most of the first half, the last thing Arizona State’s Gerry Blakes needed was to pick up a silly, pointless technical foul – his third foul …
MONDAY, JAN. 26, 2015, 9:43 P.M.
Huskies dismiss Robert Upshaw
Robert Upshaw, the nation’s leading shot-blocker, has been dismissed from the UW program for an unspecified violation of team rules.
MONDAY, DEC. 29, 2014
Stony Brook stuns 13th-ranked Washington
SEATTLE – Lorenzo Romar doesn’t think the Washington basketball team he watched Sunday night was the same as the squad that went undefeated and beat two ranked opponents. Stony Brook …
SUNDAY, DEC. 21, 2014
No. 16 Washington holds off No. 15 Oklahoma
LAS VEGAS — Are the Huskies for real? It’s a question that’s been asked frequently about the Washington men’s basketball team, which is off to its best start in nine …
SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014
Cougars go cold in Seattle, lose to UW
SEATTLE – Only DaVonte Lacy could match Washington’s efficiency on Friday night. But he couldn’t keep up with the Huskies’ pack by himself and the UW cruised to a 72-49 …
THURSDAY, FEB. 27, 2014
UW coach Lorenzo Romar has WSU coach Ken Bone’s back
Though the Washington State basketball team has slogged through a disappointing year, the Cougars can still come away from the 2013-14 season with bragging rights, if not much else. WSU …
SATURDAY, FEB. 15, 2014
Huskies get 2nd chance vs. Cal
SEATTLE – Upon reflection, coach Lorenzo Romar still doesn’t find much positive about the basketball game his Washington Huskies played at California on Jan. 15. That 82-56 loss in Berkeley …
TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2013
Sun Belt invites Idaho to return
College football: Idaho this week will seek permission from the State Board of Education to join the Sun Belt Conference as a football-only member in 2014, the Idaho Statesman of …
FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
Huskies lose in overtime
LAS VEGAS – The state of Washington’s bid for a second NCAA tournament team ended here at the MGM Grand Garden Arena late Thursday night, as third-seeded Oregon held off …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013
Cougars look to ride recent momentum
LAS VEGAS – The parity and top-to-bottom unpredictability of this year’s Pac-12 basketball season will be trumpeted with great frequency this week, as the conference tournament begins this afternoon at …
TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013, 10:10 P.M.
Cougars look to ride recent momentum
When WSU finally plays Washington Wednesday night at 8:30 – or 8:45, or 9, depending on how far behind schedule the tournament is by that point – the Cougars likely …
SUNDAY, DEC. 16, 2012
Huskies struggle to put away winless Jackson State
SEATTLE – Washington managed a 75-67 victory over winless Jackson State on Saturday, and Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar said his team did not progress from the victory. “We took a …
THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012
Team’s makeup dictates Washington Huskies switch to high-post offense
The way Lorenzo Romar talks about his team’s new offensive approach, you’d think he’s been waiting to try it his entire career. In a way, he has.
SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012
Spin Control: Political force is strong in this one
Politicians are always looking to expand their base, even when they divide the electorate into different groups. Business owners. Union members. Blue collar workers. Soccer moms. Seniors. College students. John …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2012
Salary grid has coaches cashing the hefty checks
OLYMPIA – The best-paying state jobs in Washington are still in academia, with the very best in athletics. The annual listing of salaries for all state employees shows once again …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2012
Huskies’ Wilcox has stress fracture, to miss more games
SEATTLE – Washington guard C.J. Wilcox has a stress fracture in his right femur near his hip and is doubtful to play next weekend against California and Stanford. Wilcox sat …
THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 2011
Coaches lead state’s payroll
OLYMPIA – The best-paying jobs in state government are in academia. And of those, the very best are in athletics. The 55 highest-paid state employees – and 948 of the …
SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2011
College game suits Huskies’ Romar perfectly
SEATTLE – Lorenzo Romar would be the perfect coaching hire for the Minnesota Timberwolves. This is a young, energetic team that slowly is piecing together talented players such as power …