LAS VEGAS – After Washington’s Cole Bajema somehow converted the layup of the lifetime before crashing to the court that pulled the Huskies even with 1 minute, 25 seconds left on Wednesday, Colorado’s Luke O’Brien hit a 3-pointer on the ensuing possession.
BERKELEY, Calif. – With 6 minutes left in the first half, Keion Brooks Jr. darted past a defender into the lane with the ball cuffed in his right hand before elevating and packing a powerful dunk over California’s ND Okafor.
LOS ANGELES – Keion Brooks Jr. scored 22 points, and Keyon Menifield had 21 for the Washington men’s basketball team, but it wasn’t enough to prevent a third straight loss in an 80-74 defeat against USC at Galen Center on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES – Before Thursday’s 70-61 loss to No. 9 UCLA at Pauley Pavilion, coach Mike Hopkins offered an assessment of the Washington men’s basketball team that’s two games above .500 with seven remaining in the regular season.
Utah is the biggest surprise of the Pac-12 men’s basketball season. Slotted 10th in the preseason media poll, the Utes are in second place, two games behind UCLA in the loss column and churning toward an opening-round bye in the conference tournament.
SEATTLE – Keion Brooks Jr. scored 26 points and Noah Williams added a season-high 22 to lead the Washington men’s basketball team to an 81-78 overtime victory against injury-riddled California on Saturday.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Keion Brooks Jr., the Kentucky Wildcats transfer and Fort Wayne, Indiana, native, is new to Seattle so he can be forgiven for using an analogy that runs counter to Pacific Northwest winters to sum up the current state of the Washington men’s basketball team.