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Stories tagged: huskies

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018

University of Washington marching band cancels Apple Cup performance after bus crash

Of the 56 people aboard, 47 were taken to hospitals for evaluation or treatment. The university said Friday morning that two students remained under medical care for injuries that were …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018

WSP ramping up Apple Cup, Thanksgiving patrols

Thanksgiving break for Washington State University is right around the corner, as is the highly anticipated Apple Cup in Pullman, and troopers will be ramping up their patrols in response …

Column: Huskies didn’t succumb to nerves at College World Series, they succumbed to lack of key hit

One of the curiosities of this College World Series was to see how Washington, the wide-eyed newcomers in a field of Omaha veterans, would handle what coach Lindsay Meggs referred …

UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018

Washington’s 5-run eighth tops UConn 7-1 in NCAA baseball opener

Levi Jordan and AJ Graffanino had three hits apiece, including RBI singles in a five-run eighth inning, to lift third-seeded Washington over No. 2 seed UConn to start the NCAA …

UConn still No. 1; Drake enters women’s basketball poll

UConn continues its run at No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll while Drake earns its first ranking since 2001.

Arizona State turns back Washington with late 3-pointers

The late hour of Wednesday night’s tipoff was a popular conversation topic among those whose jobs required them to be at Wells Fargo Arena.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017

Markelle Fultz scores career-best 37 as Huskies overcome Colorado in overtime

Markelle Fultz scored a career-high 37 points including 25 in the second half and overtime, David Crisp’s 3-pointer with 27 seconds left put Washington in front for good and the …

UConn still tops in AP women’s basketball poll

Fresh off its record-breaking 91st consecutive victory, UConn remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll Monday.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: Monique Billings scores career-high 30, No. 17 UCLA women beat Ducks

Monique Billings scored a career-high 30 points and had 14 rebounds and six steals to lead UCLA in a 79-63 win over Oregon in Los Angeles, its 22nd straight home …

Michael Humphrey paces late run as Stanford beats Washington to avoid second-half meltdown

STANFORD, Calif. – Michael Humphrey scored eight of his 18 points in the final 3:36 to help Stanford avoid a second-half collapse and beat Washington 76-69 on Saturday night. The …

UConn’s 90-game women’s basketball streak among best in sports history

UConn’s women’s basketball team is on the verge of winning its 91st straight game, which would break its own NCAA Division I record that was set between 2008 and 2010.

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.

Tyler Dorsey hits 8 3-pointers as No. 15 Oregon routs Washington

Tyler Dorsey made eight 3-pointers and finished with 28 points, and No. 15 Oregon overcame foul trouble to pull away in the second half for an 83-61 win over Washington …

Flynn, Hawkinson lead Washington State past Washington 79-74

Malachi Flynn scored eight of his 16 points in the final 2:13 and Washington State rallied in the closing moments for a 79-74 win over Washington on Sunday night.

WSU and UW hope to continue winning streaks in Pac-12 opener

Well one of the Pac-12 Northwest’s precocious freshman point guards is going to begin his first season’s second chapter with a big win.

Calkins: Believe it or not, Huskies still could have won national semifinal

In t-minus three paragraphs, there will be a “but.”

Stone: Huskies defensive coordinator Pete Kwiatkowski teaches with sly humor

Washington linebacker Keishawn Bierria uses the word “genius” to describe his defensive coordinator, Pete Kwiatkowski. Cornerback Kevin King drops in a “mastermind.”

Women’s basketball: No. 9 Washington uses 26-0 run to scorch WSU in Pac-12 opener

Natalie Romeo made five 3-pointers in the first half and finished with a season-high 25 points, and No. 9 Washington used a 26-0 run in the first half to race …

David Crisp, Noah Dickerson power Washington past Seattle

David Crisp hit a career-high five 3-pointers and finished with 16 points, Noah Dickerson led Washington with 21 points and 17 rebounds, and the Huskies rolled past city rival Seattle …

Huskies’ fate against Alabama may depend on offensive line

On this, we can all agree: If the No. 4 Washington Huskies are to have any real shot of knocking off No. 1 Alabama in their national semifinal on New …

Player to sue UConn over punishment for giving middle finger

A former UConn soccer player who lost her scholarship after giving the middle finger to a television camera plans to sue the school, calling her punishment excessive.

UConn unanimous choice as No. 1 in women’s hoops poll

After two more road victories, UConn is now the unanimous No. 1 in women’s hoops.

Women’s basketball: Kelsey Plum sets Pac-12 record in No. 11 Washington’s win over Boise State

SEATTLE – Kelsey Plum matched her season high with 44 points and became the Pac-12’s career scoring leader in No. 11 Washington’s 92-66 win over Boise State on Sunday.

Blanchette: Dawgs who became Bulldogs remember how it was, and what might have been

More than 65 years have passed since George Chalich officially turned the spigot and begat the trickle of basketball transfers from the University of Washington to Gonzaga that continues intermittently …

Thiel: Raw talent gives Pac-12-champion Huskies chance to go long way

The play that sealed the Pac-12 Championship Friday night had nothing to do with good coaching or clever scheming or luck.

Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau played different style during prep days in Tacoma

Forcing his shoulder into the chest of oncoming defenders and dragging tacklers for first downs, Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau looks like he has been lining up in the shotgun and …

TCU rallies from 17 down, pulls away from Washington

Alex Robinson scored 16 points and TCU rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Washington 86-71 on Wednesday night in a rare back-to-back meeting of nonconference opponents.

Blanchette: Apple Cup deserves seat at big kids’ table – at least for this season

There’s no secret why it’s so vital for the Pac-12 that Washington win this year’s Apple Cup Presented by Black Friday.

Ranked Washington rivals may divide families more than politics

Joyce Schroeder threw on her robe and hurried outside in below freezing temperatures to grab the morning newspaper. It was Nov. 20, 1976, the day the Washington State Cougars would …

Huskies need resurgence of running game against Arizona State

During Chris Petersen‘s time at Washington, the Huskies’ rushing attack has never struggled as much as it did in