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UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 10:25 p.m.

How we voted: A chaotic week for the elite as top-10 teams win 11 times, lose seven more

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 6:37 p.m.

Washington Huskies land five-star basketball recruit

Isaiah Stewart, the Huskies’ top 2019 recruiting target, is going to play at Washington next season.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 5:50 p.m.

Washington stays on top of Pac-12 after 71-52 win over California

Dominic Green hit four 3-pointers and scored 17 points off the bench, Matisse Thybulle added 13 points, and Washington improved to 5-0 in conference play for the first time in …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 9:01 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Huskies star Jaylen Nowell has gotten even better – and smarter

Nowell, who averages 16.7 points per game, ranks third in the Pac-12 in two-point field-goal percentage at 56.8. But it’s not just about the numbers Nowell is producing – it’s …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 8:35 p.m.

Jaylen Nowell leads four players in double figures as Washington remains unbeaten in Pac-12

Jaylen Nowell scored 22 points, Nahziah Carter made 6 of 7 shots and added 13 points off the bench and Washington won its sixth straight game, 80-64 over Stanford on …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 8:44 p.m.

How we voted: Sturdy defense propelling Virginia once again – possibly to nation’s top ranking next week

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 10:19 p.m.

Jaylen Nowell scores 19 as Washington holds off Colorado 77-70

Jaylen Nowell scored seven of his 19 points down the stretch to help Washington hold off Colorado 77-70. David Crisp added 16 points for Washington (12-4, 3-0 Pac-12), which has …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 10:28 p.m.

Women’s basketball: Utah builds huge lead, holds off Washington State rally

Megan Huff scored 21 points, Dre’Una Edwards added 20 and Utah pulled out a 72-68 win at Washington State after letting a 21-point lead slip away on Friday.



UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 9:47 p.m.

Nazieh Carter’s career-high 18 points carry Washington over Utah 69-53

Nazieh Carter scored a career-high 18 points and David Crisp added 17 points to lead Washington over Utah 69-53 on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 11:52 a.m.

Washington State finishes season No. 10 in Associated Press Top 25 poll, Washington comes in at No. 13

Hours after Clemson beat Alabama in the national championship, the Cougars, who closed out the season with a 28-26 win over Iowa State in the Alamo Bowl, moved up two …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 7:04 p.m.

Washington CB Byron Murphy declares for NFL draft

Washington cornerback Byron Murphy says he will leave school early, enter NFL draft; was a 1st-team all-Pac-12 selection.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 10:31 p.m.

Washington uses late surge to down rival Washington State in Pac-12 opener for both teams

David Crisp scored a season-high 23 points and Jaylen Nowell added 20 as Washington defeated Washington State 85-67.


Women’s Top 25 Capsules: No. 5 Oregon women beat Washington in Pac-12 opener

Erin Boley scored a career-high 28 points and Sabrina Ionescu had 20 points and 10 assists to help No. 5 Oregon outlast Washington 84-71 on Friday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 11 p.m.

Area basketball: Ben College scores 30 to lead Whitworth over Lewis & Clark

Ben College poured in 30 points on 9-of-14 shooting, and Whitworth cruised to an 89-77 win Friday over Lewis & Clark in Portland.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:15 p.m.

Washington State has clean bill of health heading into Pac-12 hoops opener at Washington

With three consecutive losses, Washington State’s basketball team might be limping into Pac-12 Conference play this week, but at least it’s only a figurative term for the now healthy Cougars …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:22 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Washington still looks for signature win under head coach Chris Petersen

UW didn’t look prepared for Tuesday’s Rose Bowl, coming out flat in the first half and punting on six of its first seven drives en route to its third consecutive …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:14 p.m.

Washington safety Taylor Rapp declares for NFL draft

Washington safety Taylor Rapp has declared for the NFL draft, giving up his final year of eligibility after being a second-team AP All-America selection.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 5:44 p.m.

The Huskies have come a long way under Chris Petersen. Next step? Win a major bowl game

Three years ago, UW had just clawed its way to the Heart of Dallas Bowl. It’s been straight up from there, and the Huskies’ next goal is winning a big-time …


Ohio State’s Haskins, Washington’s Browning offer contrasts

The Rose Bowl will be final collegiate start for Washington’s Jake Browning. Whether or not it will be for Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins remains a mystery.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9:05 p.m.

Q&A with Washington defensive tackle Greg Gaines ahead of the Rose Bowl

Gaines will tie a UW record by playing in his 54th game in Tuesday’s Rose Bowl.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 4:56 p.m.

How will Jake Browning be remembered at Washington? It’s complicated

What Browning’s legacy will be is up for debate. But what should it be?


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 11:18 p.m.

Ohio State, Washington welcome a more traditional Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl between Ohio State and Washington will mix old and new, as the Big Ten and Pac-12 champions will play in Pasadena for the first time in the …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 9:17 p.m.

While with the Seahawks, Dan Doornink studied at Washington’s medical school — but he’s ‘fully a Cougar’

Dan Doornink went from eighth-string quarterback to running back at WSU before ending up going to med school at UW while becoming a Seahawks fan favorite.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 9:51 p.m.

Huskies shake off sluggish start, pull away from Sacramento State in second half

Noah Dickerson and Matisse Thybulle scored 12 points apiece, and Nahziah Carter added 11 off the bench as Washington overcame a sluggish first half to defeat Sacramento State 57-41 in …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:27 p.m.

Area women’s basketball: Alexy Swedlund, Borislava Hristova lead Washington State over Wichita State

Alexys Swedlund and Borislava Hristova scored 27 points apiece, and Washington State defeated Wichita State 85-59 Thursday at the Duel in the Desert in Las Vegas.


Former 5-star recruit Quade Green transferring from Kentucky to Washington

Christmas arrived early on Montlake for the Huskies, who received a tremendous gift when Kentucky point guard Quade Green verbally committed to Washington.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 5:16 p.m.

Matt Calkins: The key to Chris Petersen’s recruiting success at UW is hidden in Huskies’ number of scholarship offers

The Huskies only offered 91 scholarships for this class, which was the third-lowest among Power 5 schools. The average number of offers was 232. Oregon made 335.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Washington’s Chris Petersen bemoans ‘vultures’ that have ‘gotten worse’ in recruiting

Asa Turner, a top-200 national recruit, committed to the Huskies in July but is reportedly considering a flip to Notre Dame.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:59 p.m.

UW’s top recruiting priority? Big defensive tackles. On the eve of Signing Day, it looks to have paid off

After missing out on five-star Marlon Tuipulotu two years ago, the Huskies are set to sign four of the nation’s top 30 defensive tackles in the 2019 class. Jacob Bandes, …