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UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Tennessee remains unbeaten with 75-62 upset victory over No. 20 Washington

Jordan Bowden scored 15 of his 18 points in the first half, Lamonte Turner had 16 points and the Tennessee Volunteers upset No. 20 Washington 75-62 in Toronto


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Isaiah Stewart leads No. 20 Washington past Mount St. Mary’s 56-46

Isaiah Stewart scored 16 points and blocked five shots, Nahziah Carter scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half, and No. 20 Washington overcame an awful first half …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

Washington rallies, stuns No. 16 Baylor 67-64 in Alaska

Isaiah Stewart made a go-ahead layup with 30 seconds left, Nahziah Carter scored 23 points and Washington beat No. 16 Baylor 67-64


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Matt Calkins: Is the Washington men’s basketball team being overlooked? Let’s not rush to judgment

Your Honor, we appreciate the Dawgs’ enthusiasm, and we’re not discounting them totally, but let’s be real for a second. They lost a


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

No scare on Halloween: Washington men’s basketball team routs Western Washington in exhibition

In keeping with the ghostly Halloween theme that permeated Alaska Airlines Arena, the new-look Washington men’s basketball showcased a revamped roster that was scary good in Thursday night’s 87-63 exhibition …


Pac-12 men: Veteran Colorado squad will have to hold off youthful Washington, Oregon teams

Well, the NCAA still hasn’t gone nuclear on Arizona and USC for transgressions that landed their assistant coaches in front of a judge. One of its teams even reached the …


Matt Calkins: The Hopkins Hoops Show at Washington truly begins this season

The first two seasons – that was the soft opening. It might have been surprising, and it might have been successful, but it wasn’t the unveiling of the man’s true …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019

‘We have a lot of superheroes’: Despite losing four starters, coach Mike Hopkins likes Washington’s chances

Nahziah Carter has no doubt the Huskies can repeat as Pac-12 champions and believes Washington reloaded with enough high-end talent to surpass last season’s team that advanced to the second …


Washington stars Matisse Thybulle, Jaylen Nowell taken in NBA draft

Philadelphia moved up four spots from No. 24 to 20 to select Thybulle in a trade with Boston that cost the 76ers the No. 33 pick in the second round.


UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019

Matt Calkins: Breaking down why Jaylen Nowell opted for a shot in NBA draft over another season with Huskies

If you look at the mock NBA drafts, Nowell is a late second-rounder at best. And the Huskies could be amazing next season.


UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019

Toronto tripleheader includes Tennessee-Washington matchup

Toronto will host a college basketball tripleheader featuring three teams that reached the NCAA Tournament this past season.


UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019

Matt Calkins: With Jaden McDaniels on the way, Huskies might have their best team in a decade – if not ever

Rivals considers Washington recruit Jaden McDaniels the seventh best college prospect, while ESPN currently has him going seventh in next year’s draft.


Federal Way star Jaden McDaniels breaks silence, announces commitment to Washington

First Isaiah Stewart, and now Jaden McDaniels. Next up for the Huskies: a trip to the Final Four?


UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019

Washington’s Matisse Thybulle won’t attend NBA draft combine, despite invitation

Thybulle, a 6-foot-5 guard and the Naismith defensive player of the year, is considered a first-round prospect, according to several mock drafts.


Huskies’ Matisse Thybulle named national Defensive Player of the Year

Matisse Thybulle added one more prize to his ever-expanding treasure trove of trophies: the Naismith defensive player of the year award.


UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019

Washington’s Jaylen Nowell declares for NBA Draft

Washington guard Jaylen Nowell, the Pac-12 Conference player of the year, announced he will enter the NBA Draft.


Commentary: Blowout loss shouldn’t leave Washington Huskies feeling blue

It’s not that their 22-point loss to North Carolina came without pain, but it paled in comparison to UW’s season-long pride.


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019

Huskies’ season ends with 81-59 defeat at hands of North Carolina

On a miserable Sunday afternoon when UW’s defense faltered and the offense fell apart in the second half, the ninth-seeded Huskies’ return to the NCAA Tournament – their first appearance …


UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019

Matt Calkins: Washington coach Mike Hopkins is as loving as he is bizarre

Energetic. Passionate. Insightful. Inspiring. These are all accurate adjectives if you’re trying to describe Huskies men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins.


UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019

Matt Calkins: Washington shows poise from the top down to make successful return to NCAA Tournament

After watching a 13-point lead shrink to seven in less than a minute, and then watching a turnover give the ball back to a jacked-up Utah State team, Huskies basketball …


UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019

Washington makes successful return to NCAA Tournament, beats Utah State 78-61

The Pac-12’s regular-season champions swept the conference’s awards – top player, best defensive player and coach of the year – and got something from all of them against one of …


UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019

Washington’s zone defense has stifled opponents all year. Will it work for the Huskies in the NCAA Tournament?

Two years ago, Mike Hopkins sat at a podium inside Alaska Airlines Arena in front of a crowd of strangers curious about the former Syracuse assistant.


Washington, Mike Hopkins agree to extension through 2025

Washington has rewarded coach Mike Hopkins for getting the Huskies back to the NCAA Tournament by giving him a contract extension through the 2025 season.


UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019

Washington looking for scoring going into NCAA Tournament

Coach Mike Hopkins knows the style of defense Washington plays will give the Huskies a chance of hanging around against seemingly any opponent in the NCAA Tournament.


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019

Washington Huskies earn first NCAA Tournament bid in 8 years as Pac-12 squeezes in three teams

Midway through CBS’ hourlong NCAA Tournament selection show, Noah Dickerson started getting a little nervous when half of the 68-team field was revealed, and the Huskies hadn’t heard their name.


UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019

Oregon rolls over Washington 68-48 to win Pac-12 Tournament title

Payton Pritchard scored 20 points and led Oregon’s dominating defense, helping the Ducks beat Washington 68-48 to become the second team to win four games in four days at the …


UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019

Pac-12 Tournament: Washington holds off Colorado 66-61 in Pac-12 semifinals

Jaylen Nowell and Nahziah Carter scored 14 points each, and Washington held off a late Colorado rally for a 66-61 victory in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals. The top-seeded Huskies led …


UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019

Washington holds off USC 78-75 in Pac-12 quarterfinals

Jaylen Nowell scored 24 points, David Crisp added 18 and Washington held off a late charge to beat Southern California 78-75 in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals. The top-seeded Huskies led …


UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019

Pac-12 Tournament: Washington looking to pad NCAA Tournament resume in Las Vegas

Washington is hoping to boost its NCAA Tournament chances by making a deep run in the Pac-12 Tournament. The tournament in Las Vegas is expected to be wide open, with …


UPDATED: Sun., March 10, 2019

Huskies struggling since winning regular-season championship

Since winning the Pac-12 regular-season championship two weeks ago, the Huskies have struggled in their past four games, including Saturday night’s 55-47 defeat to Oregon in the regular-season finale at …