Stories tagged: Lorenzo Romar
Sat., April 15, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Ex-Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar lands assistant job at Arizona
Former Washington Huskies men’s basketball coach Lorenzo Romar has a new job.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 6 p.m.
Second recruit opts to play at Missouri, not Washington
A second high school prospect who initially committed to Washington before the Huskies’ coach was fired last month says he will instead play basketball at Missouri. Blake Harris, a 6-foot-3 …
Sat., March 18, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Lorenzo Romar had to go as Washington men’s basketball coach, despite fond memories
This had to be done.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 11 p.m.
Washington Huskies program could be gutted by Lorenzo Romar firing
SEATTLE – Washington is expected to become one of the most desirable destinations in college basketball after its decision to fire Lorenzo Romar but one with a lot of question …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Tommy Lloyd mentioned as possible candidate at Washington
Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd was listed by a couple of media outlets as a potential candidate for job at Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
Washington fires coach Lorenzo Romar after 15 seasons
Washington fired coach Lorenzo Romar on Wednesday after 15 seasons at the school, a fate that seemed certain once the Huskies failed to receive a bid to the NCAA Tournament …
Sat., 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.
Wed., 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.
Sat., 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 …
Sat., 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.
Fri., 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 …
Tue., 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.
Fri., 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.
Fri., June 5, 2015, midnight
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 …
Tue., May 12, 2015, midnight
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 …
Sun., Feb. 22, 2015, midnight
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 …
Mon., Feb. 16, 2015, midnight
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 …
Mon., 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.
Mon., Dec. 29, 2014, midnight
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 …
Sun., Dec. 21, 2014, midnight
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 …
Sat., March 1, 2014, midnight
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 …
Thu., Feb. 27, 2014, midnight
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 …
Sat., Feb. 15, 2014, midnight
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 …
Tue., March 26, 2013, midnight
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 …
Fri., March 15, 2013, midnight
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 …
Wed., March 13, 2013, midnight
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 …
Tue., 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 …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2012, midnight
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 …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2012, midnight
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.
Sun., July 1, 2012, midnight
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 …